Virtual pollination trade uncovers global dependence on biodiversity of developing countries

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Science Advances  10 Mar 2021:
Vol. 7, no. 11, eabe6636
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abe6636

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  • Received for publication September 5, 2020
  • Accepted for publication January 25, 2021
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  1. F. D. S. Silva1,*,,
  2. L. G. Carvalheiro2,3,*,,
  3. J. Aguirre-Gutiérrez4,5,
  4. M. Lucotte6,
  5. K. Guidoni-Martins7 and
  6. F. Mertens8
  1. 1Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Mato Grosso (IFMT)—Campus Barra do Garças, Barra do Garças-MT, 78600-000, Brazil.
  2. 2Department of Ecology, Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia-GO, 74690-900, Brazil.
  3. 3Center for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Change (CE3C), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
  4. 4Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
  5. 5Biodiversity Dynamics, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands.
  6. 6GEOTOP and Institute of Environmental Sciences, Université du Quebec à Montreal, Montreal, Canada.
  7. 7Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution, Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia-GO, 74690-900, Brazil.
  8. 8Center of Sustainable Development, University of Brasília (UnB–Campus Darcy Ribeiro, Asa Norte, Brasília-DF, 70910-900, Brazil.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: felipe.silva{at} (F.D.S.S.); lgcarvalheiro{at} (L.G.C.)
  • These authors contributed equally to this work.


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