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Study indicates global warming could reduce biodiversity in tropics

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New research by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests that temperature can largely explain why the greatest variety of aquatic life resides in the tropics but also why it has not always and, amid record-fast global warming, soon may not again. The bulging, equator-belted midsection of Earth currently teems with a greater diversity of life than anywhere else.