Forest conservation: Remember Gran Chaco

Published: February 3rd, 2017

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NOSS – Forest conservation: Remember Gran Chaco

Tobias Kuemmerle, Mariana Altrichter, Germán Baldi, Marcel Cabido, Micaela Camino, Erika Cuellar, Rosa Leny Cuellar, Julieta Decarre, Sandra Díaz, Ignacio Gasparri, Gregorio Gavier-Pizarro, Rubén Ginzburg, Anthony J. Giordano, H. Ricardo Grau, Esteban Jobbágy, Gerardo Leynaud, Leandro Macchi, Matias Mastrangelo, Silvia D. Matteucci, Andrew Noss, José Paruelo, Maria Piquer-Rodríguez, Alfredo Romero-Muñoz, Asunción Semper-Pascual, Jeffrey Thompson, Sebastián Torrella, Ricardo Torres, José N. Volante, Alberto Yanosky, Marcelo Zak

Article first published online: 3 FEB 2017 Science

DOI: 10.1126/science.aal3020

INTRODUCTION: TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL dry forests around the globe are experiencing rapid clearing and concomitant biodiversity loss. In their Research Article “Plant diversity patterns in neotropical dry forests and their conservation implications” (23 September 2016, p. 1383), DRYFLOR et al.highlight the often underappreciated, yet exceptional floristic richness and uniqueness of these forests, and they provide compelling arguments for ramping up efforts to protect them.

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