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Remote sensing data reveals hundreds more species at risk of extinction


November 9, 2016

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More than 200 bird species in six rapidly developing regions are at risk of extinction despite not being included on the IUCN "Red List" of at-risk species. Incorporating information from remote sensing and other modern geospatial technologies into the Red List assessment process could significantly improve its accuracy, timeliness and usefulness, the study shows.Full Story

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