Why biodiversity is worth saving

September 23, 2010

In recognition of the United Nations' declaration of 2010 as the 'International Year of Biodiversity', the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has included a special section on the biodiversity in its September 2010 issue of Biotropica.

The section includes 16 commentaries assembled by Jaboury Ghazoul, an ecologist at ETH Zurich and Editor-in-Chief of Biotropica. The editorials cover a wide range of issues relating to biodiversity, including: Many of the editorials are freely accessible via the Biotropica web site.

In support of the issue, ATBC has created a special page with biographies of the authors.

The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation is the world's largest scientific organization devoted to the study and wise use of tropical ecosystems.

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Why biodiversity is worth saving.