News tagged with native populations

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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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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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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Toward the origin of America's first settlers

The most supported traditional hypothesis points out that the earliest well-established human culture in the North American continent were the Clovis, a population of hunters who arrived about 13,000 years before present ...

dateApr 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Mink control vital to save water voles

( -- Keeping water vole and mink populations apart is vital if efforts to reintroduce water voles, one of Britain’s most endangered mammals, are to be successful.

dateJan 09, 2009 in
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