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Food grown in tropical climates is most damaging to biodiversity, study finds

While healthy environments depend on a diverse range of species, so does much of the food we eat. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Tim Newbold

Senior research fellow, Centre for Biodiversity and Environment, UCL

Tim Newbold

Senior research fellow, Centre for Biodiversity and Environment, UCL

Adrienne Etard

PhD Candidate in Biology, UCL

Adrienne Etard

PhD Candidate in Biology, UCL

Gonzalo Albaladejo Robles

PhD Candidate in Conservation Biology, UCL

Gonzalo Albaladejo Robles

PhD Candidate in Conservation Biology, UCL

Jessica J Williams

PhD Candidate in Conservation Science, UCL

Jessica J Williams

PhD Candidate in Conservation Science, UCL

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Global consumption drives biodiversity losses in tropical and Mediterranean areas.
Global consumption drives biodiversity losses in tropical and Mediterranean areas. Image: Gonzalo Albaladejo Robles
Wildlife in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia is particularly vulnerable to expanding farms.
Wildlife in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia is particularly vulnerable to expanding farms. Image: Tim Newbold,
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