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Flickering sky islands generate andean biodiversity

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2019 | AAAS

(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) As the climate changed over the past million years, areas of paramo around Andean peaks in Colombia grew and contracted, giving rise to species unique to this habitat. Today paramos continue to shrink, putting these species at risk.

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