VIDEO: Why it’s time to protect biodiversity – nature’s safety net

BOGOR, Indonesia (5 October, 2012)_Biodiversity provides a safety net for humans and wildlife but climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on the population of forest flora and fauna; driving plant and animal species further north, causing habitat loss and often pushing humans and wildlife into direct conflict.
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BOGOR, Indonesia (5 October, 2012)_Biodiversity provides a safety net for humans and wildlife but climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on the population of forest flora and fauna; driving plant and animal species further north, causing habitat loss and often pushing humans and wildlife into direct conflict.

In this video, Terry Sunderland from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) explains the relationship between biodiversity and climate change.

This article was first published by Responding to Climate Change as part of a week of forest stories. Follow the week’s reports on Twitter via #ForestWeek and leave your views on our Facebook page.

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