News tagged with isolation

How honeybees do without males

An isolated population of honeybees, the Cape bees, living in South Africa has evolved a strategy to reproduce without males. A research team from Uppsala University has sequenced the entire genomes of a sample of Cape bees ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Are conservation efforts for coral reefs misguided?

A recent global analysis indicates that more than half of coral reefs are located less than 30 minutes from the nearest human settlement, but these reefs are receiving less protection than reefs located farter away from people. ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Environment
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Intergenerational cohesion in Europe is strong

A new book presents evidence on how to reinforce social and economic inclusion in spite of population ageing. The findings are based on the latest data of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), a multidisciplinary ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Taking action for social change

What it means to be poor or vulnerable in today's society is not as obvious as it was a decade ago. The vocabulary of poverty in low income countries, traditionally expressed in 'one dollar a day' terms, no longer conveys ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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