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From Science Daily on 09-Aug-2016 17:04

As more of Southeast Asia's forests are cleared for tree plantations, a study finds that 42 percent of mammal, bird and amphibian species endemic to the region's forests face a higher risk of extinction from habitat loss than previously thought. Many of the species inhabit small ranges in remote forests that cross national borders. Transboundary protected areas and greater use of remote sensing to monitor risks is vital for their survival, say investigators.

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