Ecology and Evolution

Unexpected complexity in coral

Coral reefs are delicate ecosystems, which are endangered by climate change and human activities. The restoration of these underwater environments is typically carried out by transplanting corals from healthy reefs to compromised ...

dateAug 17, 2016 in Environment
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Do fish survive in streams in winter?

Most stream-resident fish stay throughout winter despite the ice. This has been shown by Christine Weber, previous researcher at Umeå University, by tagging trout and sculpins with transponders to follow fish migration. ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Ecology
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Major new project maps out woodland biodiversity

An innovative joint project between the University of Stirling, Forest Research and Natural England is using woodland creation and maps from 1840 to the present day to assess the impact of past land use change on current ...

dateApr 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Freezing plants to predict the fate of the Arctic

Global warming means much warmer winters in the Arctic, with more rain and icing. Researchers are working to understand what that will do to plants that have evolved to overwinter under a thick blanket of snow.

dateMar 31, 2016 in Ecology
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