News tagged with human impact

Limits for mountain trail use identified

A new study on human impact to wildlife in some of Canada's most popular national parks has identified limits at which trails can be used before ecological disturbance takes place. The study led by University of Calgary Masters ...

Sep 22, 2011
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Spiders suffer from human impact

Researchers from the King Juan Carlos University (URJC) have carried out a research study published in Biological Conservation, which looked at whether spiders were more tolerant of human impact than other ...

May 20, 2011
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Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

Human impact on one of the world's most threatened bird species can be beneficial rather than destructive - and could even save it from extinction - according to counterintuitive new findings by the University ...

Jul 27, 2009
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