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Island biogeography

Shaped by sea-level shifts

An analysis of changes in island topography and climate that have occurred since the last glacial maximum 21,000 years ago shows how sea-level change has influenced the current biodiversity of oceanic islands. See Letter p.99

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Figure 1: Consequences of island dynamism.

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Fernández-Palacios, J. Shaped by sea-level shifts. Nature 532, 42–43 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17880

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