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Deforestation threatens species richness in streams

Deforestation threatens species richness in streams

In the catchment area of the river Yangtzekiang in Southern China deforestation takes place in order to gain arable land and build tea plantations. Credit: © M. Kuemmerlen With a population of 1.3 billion, China is under immense pressure to convert suitable areas into arable land in order to ensure a continued food supply for […]