“There Are Only Two ‘Big Blobs’ Of Forest Remaining On Earth”

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http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/03/26/3638910/all-forests-not-created-equal/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cptop3

For most, forests are something to be driven by or hiked through briefly. A new study shows just how much humankind has tailored these landscapes to our own devices at the expense of the rest of the natural world.

The findings, published this week in the journal Science Advances, offer some of the longest-term evidence available on how ecosystems and species react to habitat loss and fragmentation over time. The trend is distinctively negative.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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