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Mapping the movements of birds and beasts

Be they creatures of land, sea, or air, most animal species migrate. Whales, salmon, songbirds, and butterflies all travel thousands of kilometers to and from breeding and feeding grounds every year.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Diversity of nature formulated

We humans are affecting nature to a greater and greater degree and this is contributing to the reduction of biodiversity globally. To better assess the consequences requires a better understanding of the environmental conditions ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Other
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Protected area design secrets revealed in new study

It is not only size that matters when planning a protected area, other spatial features such as shape are also critical to the number of animal species found there. A new study from the University of Exeter assessed the spatial ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Ecology
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