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Falcons and snakes call Sydney home

An ecology survey of Sydney's inner city Monday found it is home to a variety of wildlife, including peregrine falcons and the dangerous red-bellied black snake.

dateMay 23, 2011 in Ecology
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Humans not always to blame for rarity

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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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UGA studies explain spread of invasive ladybugs

A University of Georgia researcher studying invasive ladybugs has developed new models that help explain how these insects have spread so quickly and their potential impacts on native species.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Extinction threat for 45 Australian species

Up to 45 rare species of wallaby, bandicoot and other Australian animals could become extinct within 20 years unless urgent action is taken to control introduced predators and other threats, scientists warned ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Ecology
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Philippines to fight invading species

Like some bad science-fiction movie, Philippine fishermen are encountering strange alien creatures: tough, speckled fish with sharp spines that tear and rip their nets.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Ecology
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Tolerant species more upwardly mobile

Only a few invasive plant species succeed in mountain regions. A team including ETH ecologists have now explained, with a rule that applies all over the world, why some exotics are more successful than others ...

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Ecology
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Delayed legacy of invasive species

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Ecology report
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