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By Robert K. Colwell
University of Connecticut 

How virtual worlds can recreate the geographic history of life


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Robert K. Colwell, University of Connecticut and Thiago F. Rangel, Universidade Federal de Goias

(THE CONVERSATION) The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host an astonishing richness of plants and animals. These species have been sources of food, shelter and medicine since the arrival of humans and a target of scientific curiosity since the days of the earliest European naturalist explorers.

What processes produce such hot spots of species richness, and why...

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