The search for unknown biodiversity.

Abstract

I n a world being rapidly transformed by human activities, an alarming possibility is that many species might disappear before we have a chance to study or even scientifically describe them. This possibility goes beyond a simple desire to document biodiversity, because unknown species could have important benefits for humanity. For instance, who might have… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1110319108

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