Biodiversity conservation in running waters

@article{Allan1993BiodiversityCI,
  title={Biodiversity conservation in running waters},
  author={J. Allan and A. Flecker},
  journal={BioScience},
  year={1993},
  volume={43},
  pages={32-43}
}
In the concerns about biodiversity conservation, fresh waters have received less attention than tropical forests and oceans. However, running waters harbor a diverse panoply of species, habitats, and ecosystems, including some of the most threatened and many having great value to human society. An overview of the biological diversity of running waters and the state of imperilment is presented. Six major factors that threaten destruction of running water species and ecosystems are discussed… Expand
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