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Forest carbon in lowland Papua New Guinea: Local variation and the importance of small trees.

Austral Ecol 2015 Apr 25;40(2):151-159. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

Bell Museum and Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Efforts to incentivize the reduction of carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation require accurate carbon accounting. The extensive tropical forest of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a target for such efforts and yet local carbon estimates are few. Previous estimates, based on models of neotropical vegetation applied to PNG forest plots, did not consider such factors as the unique species composition of New Guinea vegetation, local variation in forest biomass, or the contribution of small trees. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12187DOI Listing
April 2015
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Ecology and bioprospecting.

Austral Ecol 2011 May 19;36(3):341-356. Epub 2010 Aug 19.

Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109.

Bioprospecting is the exploration of biodiversity for new resources of social and commercial value. It is carried out by a wide range of established industries such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and agriculture as well as a wide range of comparatively new ones such as aquaculture, bioremediation, biomining, biomimetic engineering and nanotechnology. The benefits of bioprospecting have emerged from such a wide range of organisms and environments worldwide that it is not possible to predict what species or habitats will be critical to society, or industry, in the future. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02170.xDOI Listing
May 2011
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