Endangered Boreal felt lichen set to decline 50 percent in 25 years despite conservation efforts

»»Endangered Boreal felt lichen set to decline 50 percent in 25 years despite conservation efforts

Erioderma pedicellatum, commonly known as the Boreal felt lichen, grows on trees in the damp boreal forests along the Atlantic coast. It is also one of the most endangered lichens in the world. A new study uses population models to determine the survival and future viability of the species. The findings show that without increased protection and conservation efforts the Boreal felt lichen population in Nova Scotia will decline by 49 percent within 25 years

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