What Can DNA in the Environment Tell Us About an Ecosystem?

@inproceedings{Schallenberg2019WhatCD,
  title={What Can DNA in the Environment Tell Us About an Ecosystem?},
  author={Lena A Schallenberg and Susie A. Wood and Xavier Pochon and John K. Pearman},
  booktitle={Frontiers for Young Minds},
  year={2019}
}
Scientists estimate that we share this planet with millions of other species! But how do we know which species are out there and how can we keep track of them? Unfortunately, humans are driving lots of species to extinction and disrupting important natural ecosystems. It is now more important than ever that we understand which species are present in different places and the roles they play in their ecosystems. With this knowledge, we can figure out how to protect important organisms and their… 
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