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date: 19 October 2019

Endangered Species  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Jeffrey A. McNEELYJeffrey A. McNEELY

The magnificent species richness of Asia, from elephants to orchids, shares the continent with about half the world’s people. Human habitat conversion and poaching have threatened many species with extinction. Increasing numbers of protected areas, better research, and growing public awareness have enabled Asia to bring its fair share of species back from the edge of extinction. ...

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