Figure 1 Fragmentation speeds up habitat destruction because more habitat becomes accessible to humans and machines. The forest interior, which many species need to survive, decreases exponentially as habitat fragments shrink. In this diagram, fragmentation has caused the total forest area to decrease by about 50%, but the forest interior has shrunk by about 95%
AQA Biodiversity within a community; Evolution may lead to speciation
OCR A Biodiversity; Populations and sustainability
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