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Scientist urges us to 'embrace new invaders'

A University of York scientist claims that invasive species such as Himalayan balsam and rhododendron should be welcomed to Britain rather than reviled. At least, they should not be hated simply because they ...

dateOct 04, 2013 in Ecology
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Ecological Armageddon in forest fragments

An international team of scientists including the University of Adelaide's Professor Corey Bradshaw has found that species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously ...

dateSep 26, 2013 in Ecology
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Stoats make a splash

Stoats are generally considered capable of swimming up to about 1.5km, but the discovery of a stoat on Rangitoto Island (3 km offshore) in 2010, and another on Kapiti (5 km offshore) in 2011 suggested they ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Results of undergrad research seminar published

It's not often that undergraduates get to participate in research let alone network, share strategies, and form collaborations with students at other institutions. But UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis ...

dateAug 14, 2013 in Ecology
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Citizens 'can help save our wildlife'

Farmers and city people can play a key role in saving Australia's native animals and plants by small changes to the way they manage their paddocks and backyards.

dateJul 31, 2013 in Ecology
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Invasive fly species continues to move northward

The local discovery of a species of fly not native to the Midwest could have significant implications on forensic investigations involving decomposing remains, according to a forensic biology researcher at ...

dateJul 02, 2013 in Ecology
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