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Lessons from past biodiversity loss

Associate Professor Donatella Magri explores lessons from past biodiversity loss that was caused by climate change.

Donatella Magri, Associate Professor at Sapienza University explores the role of climate as a driver of biodiversity loss during the past 2.6 million years. She explains the stages of biodiversity loss, from reduced geographical distribution to survival in refuges until a tipping point is passed after which a species can no longer re-establish itself even in a favorable climate. This is the point when the species risks extinction.

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