Set of Genetic Studies Focuses on Conservation in Latin America | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A collection of papers appearing in the latest issue of the Journal of Heredity is illustrating ways in which genetic strategies can be applied to conserving and protecting wildlife in Latin American countries.

"Latin America has an unusual level of biodiversity, and is also undergoing unprecedented development, making the region of particular conservation concern," Kathryn Rodriguez-Clark, an editor who worked on the issue, said in a statement.

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