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Biogeography: Drivers of bioregionalization

A global analysis finds that tectonics, climate and mountains have jointly shaped the evolution of the world's terrestrial biodiversity into distinct biogeographical regions.

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Acknowledgements

The author acknowledges M. Rosvall, A. Zizka and A. Perrigo for feedback on the text; and the Swedish Research Council, the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Program (FP/2007-2013, ERC Grant Agreement no. 331024), the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for funding.

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  1. Alexandre Antonelli is in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 461, 405 30, Gothenburg, Sweden; at the Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Carl Skottsbergs Gata 22 A, 413 19, Gothenburg, Sweden; and the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre, Box 461, SE-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden.

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