News tagged with genetic diversity

Finland begins controversial wolf hunt

Finland on Saturday began a controversial wolf cull that gives hunters the right to kill around one fifth of the endangered animals, in a decision that has angered environmentalists.

dateJan 23, 2016 in Ecology
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Plants cope with climate change at genetic level

Climate change can influence everything from pine beetle outbreaks in the Rocky Mountains to rising sea levels in Papua New Guinea. In the face of a rapidly changing earth, plants and animals are forced to quickly deal with ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Ecology
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There is strength in diversity

Altered or new environmental conditions, such as those brought about by shifts in human land use and climate change, impose challenges on living organisms. This can drive species to extinction if they fail to adapt or adjust ...

dateSep 17, 2015 in Ecology
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