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Curr Biol. 1998 May 21;8(11):R379-81.

Biodiversity conservation: does phylogeny matter?

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  • 1Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996-1610, USA.

Abstract

To conserve biodiversity, it is necessary not only to maximize the number of taxa that are saved today, but also to guarantee the maintenance of high levels of biological diversity in the future. A recent analysis argues that, to achieve this, consideration of phylogeny is essential.

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