Biodiversity

Courage to aim for less cleanliness?

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Do the same laws of biodiversity which apply in nature also apply to our own bodies and homes? If so, current hygiene measures to combat aggressive germs could be, to some...
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Bee surveys in newest national park could aid pollinator studies elsewhere

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Declines in native bee populations are widely reported, but can existing data really analyze these trends? In the Jan. 17, 2019, online edition of PLOS One, Utah State...
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Climate Forecast: World Is "Sleepwalking into Catastrophe"

6 days ago   |   Scientific American

In an annual World Economic Forum report, climate change, extreme weather and biodiversity loss were named among the highest global risks
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Researchers set standards for models in biodiversity assessments

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

Over the past 20 years, more than 6000 studies have used one of the most common classes of biodiversity modeling, species distribution models. Over half of the studies using...
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Fixing the environment: when solutions become problems

8 days ago   |   Phys.org

In a world where climate change, air and water pollution, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, ozone depletion, and other environmental problems overlap, a fix in one arena can...
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Social and Environmental Costs of Hydropower are Underestimated, Study Shows

Social and Environmental Costs of Hydropower are Underestimated, Study Shows

12 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsStudy shows that deforestation, loss of biodiversity and economic damage done to communities living near dams have not been factored into the cost of these projects...
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Experts warn against mega-dams in lowland tropical forests

15 days ago   |   Phys.org

Mega-dams should not be built in lowland tropical forest regions due to the threat they pose to biodiversity and ecosystems, according to experts at the University of Stirling.
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From dreams to fire: How Aboriginal Australians shaped biodiversity

16 days ago   |   Phys.org

For many wild species, Aboriginal Australians shaped their diversity and distribution and even helped them thrive.
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Forest soundscapes monitor conservation efforts inexpensively, effectively

19 days ago   |   Phys.org

Recordings of the sounds in tropical forests could unlock secrets about biodiversity and aid conservation efforts around the world, according to a perspective paper published...
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How Trump's Wall Would Alter Our Biological Identity Forever

21 days ago   |   Scientific American

It would destroy an extraordinary web of biodiversity that evolved over millions of years
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