Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farms support more species

On average, organic farms support 34% more plant, insect and animal species than conventional farms, say Oxford University scientists.

Feb 03, 2014
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Cane toads can be stopped

It may be possible to stop the spread of can toads into new areas of Australia according to new research published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.

Dec 12, 2012
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Trawling makes for skinny flatfish

Trawling the seabed doesn't just remove some of the fishes living there; it also makes some of the survivors thinner and less healthy by forcing them to use more energy finding less nutritious food.

Dec 11, 2014
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Killer cats linked to local extinctions

Feral cats (Felis sylvestris catus) play a significant role in the extinction of small mammals in Australia's tropical savannah, and until the cats are controlled, researchers fear another wave of extinc ...

Oct 27, 2014
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