News tagged with native populations

Humans not always to blame for rarity

( -- New research shows people may not be responsible for the rarity of a native tree species – a finding that could change how conservation is approached.

dateApr 14, 2011 in Ecology
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Delayed legacy of invasive species

( -- A team of researchers in Europe has urged governments to introduce tougher controls of all international trade that could result in the introduction of non-native species. They say the full impact of alien ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Ecology report
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Indigenous peoples adapt to climate change

The climate in the Northeastern United States changed drastically more than five times before the first Europeans arrived. A new study suggests that the indigenous people in the area were able to adapt their culture and agriculture ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Gender-bending fish on the rise in southern Alberta

Chemicals present in two rivers in southern Alberta are likely the cause of the feminization of fish say researchers at the University of Calgary who have published results of their study in the journal Environmental Toxicology ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Environment
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