International trade drives biodiversity threats in developing nations

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Human activities are causing Earth's sixth major extinction event-an accelerating decline of the world's stocks of biological diversity at rates 100 to 1,000 times pre-human levels. Historically, low-impact intrusion into species habitats arose from local demands for food, fuel and living space. However, in today's increasingly globalized economy… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature11145

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@article{Lenzen2012InternationalTD, title={International trade drives biodiversity threats in developing nations}, author={Manfred Lenzen and Daniel Moran and Keiichiro Kanemoto and Barney Foran and Leonarda Lobefaro and Arne Geschke}, journal={Nature}, year={2012}, volume={486 7401}, pages={109-12} }