How Global Shipping Could Change Our Understanding of Biodiversity | WIRED


The global economy hasn’t just opened up new markets for humans, it’s been a catalyst for bringing species to into habitats where they don’t belong. Biologists have recorded the many places where these invasives have thrown foreign ecosystems into disorder. However, there hasn’t been a lot of research that looks at how globalization has changed the way we calculate biodiversity.

Source: www.wired.com

The global economy hasn’t just opened up new markets for humans, it’s been a catalyst for bringing species to into habitats where they don’t belong. Biologists have recorded the many places where these invasives have thrown foreign ecosystems into disorder. However, there hasn’t been a lot of research that looks at how globalization has changed the way we calculate biodiversity.

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