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Global trends of habitat destruction and consequences for parrot conservation

Vergara-Tabares, David L.; Cordier, Javier M.; Landi, Marcos A.; Olah, George; Nori, Javier


Human advance on natural habitats is a major cause of biodiversity loss. This transformation process represents a profound change in wooded environments, disrupting original communities of flora and fauna. Many species are highly dependent on forests, especially parrots (Psittaciformes) with almost a third of their species threatened by extinction. Most parrot species occur in tropical and subtropical forests, and given the forest dependence of most species, this is the main reason why habitat...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-05-27
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Change Biology
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15135


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