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Megafauna mega-issues

Following a succesful conference on megafauna - large animals - two journals have published special features on the topic.

dateJan 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Wildlife health experts aid national database

Throughout history, native wildlife has been responsible for transmitting infectious diseases to humans and domestic animals, with some of these diseases potentially posing a threat to public health and biosecurity.

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Ecology
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Earthworms could be a threat to biodiversity

The humble earthworm may be a threat to plant diversity in natural ecosystems, says a study just published by researchers from Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke. Their work found an association between the presence ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Ecology
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