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The conservation of ecosystems is one of the most compelling environmental challenges of the 21st century.
Vital to human well-being, ecosystems and their biodiversity provide food and water; regulate floods, drought, and disease; and support soil formation and pollination. They also have intangible value as places of spiritual significance. All these are vital services, essential to [...]

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