Re: NANFA--N. America vs. The rain forest

Christopher Scharpf (
Wed, 10 Jan 2001 18:02:29 -0400

>I'm giving a talk to a local aquarium club tomorrow on N. American fishes. I
>recall several times reading a statement that fishes are going extinct faster
>in N. America then the rain forest. If anyone has this info or other
>statistics that would add to my talk I'd appreciate it.


It's from a paper published in the October 1999 Conservation Biology.

See pg. 25 of the Winter 2000 American Currents for a summary.

Good luck with your talk!

Chris Scharpf

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