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Tropics found to harbor higher degree of intraspecific diversity than other parts of the world

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with the University of Copenhagen's Natural History Museum of Denmark has found that the degree of intraspecific diversity is higher in the tropics than in other parts of the world. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes how they used information from public databases to gather information about diversity around the world and how they used it to map global diversity patterns.
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