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The predator survives – but the ecosystem crashes

What do killer whales, polar bears and humans have in common? They are adaptable predators with the ability to select new prey when their favourite food is in low supply. But this change can disrupt entire ecosystems.

dateOct 06, 2015 in Ecology
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When a 'UFO' flies by, does it bother bears?

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it's likely your heart would beat faster. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 13 have found that the same is true for ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Ecology
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