News tagged with habitat changes

Annual bird counts give scientists climate clues

(AP)—Conservationists and bird enthusiasts across the Western Hemisphere are taking part in a massive, annual bird count that they hope will help scientists understand how birds adapt to climate change and habitat loss.

dateDec 22, 2012 in Ecology
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Steps in the right direction for conservation

As the climate changes, conservationists are divided over the most effective way to preserve animal and plant diversity because they cannot simply preserve the status quo. Ensuring species can shift to track the climate to ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Ecology
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The sad tale of the urban frog

In the battle for survival, the impact of climate change may tip the balance against Australia's dwindling urban frog populations.

dateOct 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Dwindling space for Africa's great apes

Over the last 30 years, great ape numbers have plummeted across Africa, due to increasing rates of commercial hunting, habitat destruction, and disease. A continent-wide, data-based overview of their habitats ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Ecology
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