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River Floodplains Said To Help Preserve Biodiversity

Gravel-bed river floodplains help to sustain biodiversity in the American West, providing nutrients for growth and linking otherwise isolated populations.

Deer on Trophy Ranch, Ltd. in Terrell, Texas.

Gravel-bed river floodplains help to sustain biodiversity in the American West, providing nutrients for growth and linking otherwise isolated populations. Scientists say that floodplains will become even more important in sustaining native species as climate change increases pressures on these populations. (San Francisco Gate)

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