New research finds that 500 years of over-exploitation has halved the mammal populations in South America’s Atlantic Forest

(Natural News) What nature took thousands of years to cultivate and maintain, humankind has torn down in mere centuries. A new U.K.-led analysis has found that many of the mammals dwelling in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest are now down to half their numbers after 500 years of relentless exploitation by humans. An article in Science Daily reported the results of…

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