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New Light on Diversity

Holes in the canopy mean opportunity for new trees, but only if they are already waiting in the wings

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For Hubbell, finding out that something we "knew" was not so came as no great surprise. "We're still in the Middle Ages in biodiversity research," he has said. "We're still cutting bodies open to see what organs are inside."

By John P. Wiley, Jr.

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