Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica

Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica

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Annotation A collection of papers regarding the conservation of Costa Rica's tropical dry forest, which is disappearing more rapidly than its rain forest, due to ease of conversion to agriculture.CONCLUSION The ACGa#39;s insect biodiversity, as is the case with other taxa, has been affected by humanity in four irreversible ways. ... Converting some portion of this neighboring agroscape to various kinds of permanent secondary succession, such as semiwild timber ... the huge area of lowland rain forest to the east, and hence it will also never generate the large numbers of migrants that it once did.

Title:Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica
Author:G. W. Frankie, Alfonso Mata, S. Bradleigh Vinson
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2004


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