climate

Invasive species and climate change impact coastal estuaries

Native species in California’s estuaries are expected to experience greater declines as invasive species interact with climate change, according to a study from the University …

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bird

Global bird populations steadily declining

Staggering declines in bird populations are taking place around the world. So concludes a study from scientists at multiple institutions, published today in the journal …

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climate

Climate change will reshuffle marine ecosystems in unexpected ways

Warming of the oceans due to climate change will mean fewer productive fish species to catch in the future, according to a new Rutgers study …

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Amazon

Dynamic rivers contributed to Amazon’s rich bird diversity

One of the most contentious questions in evolutionary biology is, how did the Amazon become so rich in species? A new study focused on birds …

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animal

Hundreds of new mammal species waiting to be found, study says

At least hundreds of so-far unidentified species of mammals are hiding in plain sight around the world, a new study suggests. Researchers found that most …

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animals

New, possibly arboreal rice rat species discovered in Ecuador

“In total, the expeditions to the Kutukú region in southeastern Ecuador involved 1,200 trap nights, but only one specimen of the new species Mindomys kutuku …

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Artificial

One step closer to artificial rhino eggs

To prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino, the international consortium BioRescue is attempting to create artificial egg cells from stem cells. A team …

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How new bird species arise

Much of a centuries-old debate over where and how new bird species form has now been resolved. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have provided …

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ants

Scientists find new colony structure of fire ants evolved in one species before spreading to others

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have discovered that a new form of ant society spread across species. They found that after the new …

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Pollination by birds can be advantageous

Why have some plant species changed pollinators in their evolution? An international team of researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Suzhou …

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