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Withering well can improve fertility

Contrary to a thousand face cream adverts, the secret of fertility might not be eternal youth. Research by the ecologist Dr. Carlos Herrera, a Professor of Research at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas ...

dateSep 24, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Stopping the loss of biodiversity

Next month, representatives from more than 190 nations will gather in Japan at the Nagoya Biodiversity Summit to develop a global strategy for staunching habitat and biodiversity loss around the world.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Ecology
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Canada's lost salmon found

Sockeye salmon, which mysteriously vanished last year prompting a government inquiry, are expected to return to Canada's Fraser River this month in numbers not seen since 1913, officials said Wednesday.

dateAug 25, 2010 in Ecology
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Study provides new standards for reliable fisheries

The many populations of sockeye salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska act like a diversified portfolio of investments, buffering fisheries and incomes from the ups and downs of particular stocks. Sockeye salmon are one of the most ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Ecologists put price tag on invasive species

Invasive species can disrupt natural and human-made ecosystems, throwing food webs out of balance and damaging the services they provide to people. Now scientists have begun to put a price tag on this damage. In a study ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Ecology
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