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Old 06-18-2009, 09:29 PM   #1
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Isolated Forest Patches Lose Species, Diversity
ScienceDaily (June 11, 2009) Failing to see the forest for the trees may be causing us to overlook the declining health of Wisconsin's forest ecosystems.

Isolated Forest Patches Lose Species, Diversity
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Even areas with apparently robust trees and lush canopies are threatened as forests are increasingly fragmented by roads and development, becoming isolated green islands in a sea of agricultural fields, housing tracts, and strip malls, say University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers.
A new study is revealing that decades of fragmentation of Wisconsin's forests have taken a largely unseen toll on the sustainability of these natural ecosystems.
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