News tagged with animal population

Listen to the natives for better moose monitoring

Modern methods can answer a multitude of questions, but sometimes traditional techniques are superior. Authorities in northern Quebec, Canada, found this to their cost, when they relied upon statistical data to monitor moose ...

Feb 17, 2010
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Sweden allows first wolf hunt in 45 years

Sweden will this winter allow its first wolf hunt in 45 years following a decision by the Scandinavian country's parliament to limit their number, authorities said on Wednesday.

Dec 02, 2009
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Desert damage: the dark side of solar power?

Thousands of acres of solar panels could spring up across California's Mojave Desert like a crop of crystal mushrooms -- a new kind of gold rush meant to bring powerful environmental benefits.

Mar 30, 2009
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Black wolves: The first genetically modified predators?

Emergence of black-colored wolves is the direct result of humans raising dogs as pets and beasts of burden, according to new research by a University of Calgary biologist published today by the prestigious ...

Feb 05, 2009
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