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Indonesia facing crisis over loss of species – scientists

In Indonesia, the loss of biodiversity has reached crisis levels, scientists at a major tropical biodiversity meeting in Bali this week say. "The reason Indonesia is going through such a major crisis is because the biodiversity of Indonesia is extremely rich. It's probably the second most important country after Brazil in terms of biodiversity," said senior scientist Terry Sunderland. "The other great value of Indonesia's biodiversity is that many of the species that occur here are endemic," said Sunderland of the Centre for International Forestry Research based in Bogor, Indonesia.
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