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Life on the edge is dangerous

Intensive farming, sprawling towns, a dense road network – the modern world leaves less and less space for animals and plants. They are forced back into shrinking refuges, which are ever further apart. But not all react equally sensitively. That is even true for members of the same species, as demonstrated by a new study of the UFZ and the University of Leipzig in the scientific journal Landscape Ecology.
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