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The Lands Nobody Wanted

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August 27, 2001
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Ecological Society Of America
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Each year millions of Americans visit one or more of the nation's large system of nature reserves. These areas serve to protect, preserve, and showcase the natural beauty of the American landscape. However, according to an article in the August edition of Ecological Applications, they are not accomplishing a critical task: preserving the biodiversity of plant and animal species present in the lower-48 states.

Each year millions of Americans visit one or more of the nation's large system of nature reserves. These areas serve to protect, preserve, and showcase the natural beauty of the American landscape.


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