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India's tiger population jumps

India, home to most of the world's wild tigers, on Tuesday reported a 30 percent jump in numbers over four years in a rare piece of good news for conservationists.

dateJan 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Thinking outside the box

Natural habitats are changing at ever-faster rates. Can wildlife cope? And what can humans learn from their responses? A range of research projects at Glasgow examining wildlife in country and city environments ...

dateDec 16, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Plan to protect weasel-like fisher cites pot risk

Citing the threat from rat poisons spread around illegal marijuana plantations, federal biologists are proposing Endangered Species Act protection for West Coast populations of the fisher, a larger cousin of the weasel.

dateOct 06, 2014 in Ecology
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