Global Marine Biodiversity Trends

@inproceedings{Sala2006GlobalMB,
  title={Global Marine Biodiversity Trends},
  author={Enric Sala and Nancy Knowlton},
  year={2006}
}
■ Abstract Marine biodiversity encompasses all levels of complexity of life in the sea, from within species to across ecosystems. At all levels, marine biodiversity has naturally exhibited a general, slow trajectory of increase, punctuated by mass extinctions at the evolutionary scale and by disturbances at the ecological scale. In historical times, a synergy of human threats, including overfishing, global warming, biological introductions, and pollution, has caused a rapid decline in global… CONTINUE READING

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