Tag Archives: Biodiversity

A biological House of Cards

Why estimate biodiversity? Why do we even care? The total biodiversity can be used to represent the total amount of information we can learn. The gap between the number of species currently known and the estimated total number of species … Continue reading

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Racing against Extinction (Plot spoil: We are losing)

Coral reefs are often described as biodiversity hotspots. But just how much diversity is there on reefs? Scientists try to understand reef biodiversity through the estimation of extinction rates, discovery rates, and global biodiversity estimates. Today we are going to … Continue reading

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