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Human traffic threatens urban forests

A study investigating the affect of recreational trails in endangered urban forests has found that their expansiveness and unmethodical planning is increasing fragmentation and impacting biodiversity.

Aug 28, 2014
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Organic agriculture boosts biodiversity on farmlands

Organic farming fosters biodiversity. At least that's the theory. In practice, however, the number of habitats on the land plays an important role alongside the type and intensity of farming practices. These ...

Jun 26, 2014
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Zoologists discover bird species in Indonesia

(Phys.org) —Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered a currently unrecognised bird species in a biodiversity hotspot in Indonesia. They propose that the colourful bird, which is found only on one small chain ...

Jun 06, 2014
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New EU reforms fail European wildlife

Despite political proclamation of increased environmental focus, experts argue that the European Union's recent agricultural reforms are far too weak to have any positive impact on the continent's shrinking ...

Jun 05, 2014
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