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Tough conservation choices?  Ask evolution! December 2008

Conservation of an entire ecosystem is not always possible, but how can we decide which members of the ecosystem are most important in maintaining a healthy ecosystem?  Nick Haddad, Associate Professor of Biology at North Carolina State University, talks about a paper that provides an effective guideline for conservation of plants based on their evolutionary relationships. (14 minutes)

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