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Ecosystems & Landscapes

Ecosystems and Landscapes

Ecosystems and Landscapes The mosaic of ecosystems we see from a plane is not just a random array. There are patterns to the spatial configurations of ecosystems. Lakes are drained by rivers and bordered by marshes, woodlots are patches embedded in a matrix of agricultural ecosystems, clear cuts are patches …

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IUCN Red List Categories

Some Endangered Species

Categories of the IUCN Red List The following categories are used by the World Conservation Union to classify species for the IUCN Red List,1 a global compilation of species of concern to conservationists. Extinct (EX) A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has …

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