Numerous reasons for this situation are discussed, including lack of funds, growth-based economies in most countries, and the dramatically increasing human population.
Advancements in the field of genetics have lead to an increasing understanding of diversity and causes of declines in amphibians and reptiles.
Phylogenetic relationships have changed dramatically as a result of DNA studies, leading to the discovery of many unknown species and descriptions of new families.
Genetic studies contribute to the studies of viruses and other diseases, at times pinpointing the origin of an outbreak.
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