Biodiversity

Climate change will make Queensland's ecosystems unrecognisable - it's up to us if we want to stop that

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Climate change and those whose job it is to talk about current and future climate impacts are often classed as the "harbingers of doom". For the world's biodiversity, the...
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Earthworms-integral ecosystem engineers

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Global demands for food and energy are driving research on sustainably using our planet's fast-depleting natural resources. One creative initiative looked to ancient land-use...
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David Attenborough to voice Netflix's nature conservation series, Our Planet

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Netflix has persuaded everyone's favorite naturalist, David Attenborough, to voice its forthcoming original nature documentary series, Our Planet, which is slated to put...
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New tool to predict which plants will become invasive

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Around the world, over 13,000 plant species have embedded themselves in new environments-some of them integrate with the native plants, but others spread aggressively...
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Biodiversity draws the ecotourism crowd

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Nature-if you support it, ecotourists will come. Managed wisely, both can win.
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Marine Protected Areas overlook a large fraction of biodiversity hotspots

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

Current marine protected areas leave almost three-quarters of ecologically and functionally important species unprotected, concludes a new performance assessment of the Finnish...
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South Africa's Invasive Species Guzzle Water and Hurt the Economy

6 days ago   |   Scientific American

The country's pioneering first report on its biological invaders paints a dire picture for resources and biodiversity
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Tiny thorn snail discovered in Panama's backyard

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

Discoveries of biodiversity at the Lilliputian scale are more tedious than it is for larger animals like elephants, for example. Furthermore, an analysis producing a DNA...
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'Cryptic' interactions drive biodiversity decline near the edge of forest fragments

12 days ago   |   Phys.org

When humans cut contiguous tropical forests into smaller fragments, ecologists say, forests along the edges of those fragments tend to experience a number of changes...
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Estonian soil is surprisingly rich in species

12 days ago   |   Phys.org

Due to its biodiversity and theoretically huge number of taxa waiting to be discovered, soil fauna has been called the poor man's rain forest. If a researcher cannot head to...
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Best Walmart Black Friday 2018 Games Deals: PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch

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