News tagged with native populations

Is bioenergy expansion harmful to wildlife?

Despite the predicted environmental benefits of biofuels, converting land to grow bioenergy crops may harm native wildlife. Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig have developed a way to ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Ecology
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Are all alien encounters bad?

The pages of ecological history are filled with woeful tales of destruction from non-native species -- organisms that originated elsewhere.

dateAug 30, 2011 in Ecology
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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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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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