News tagged with natural populations

Tiger, tiger, not burning so bright

(Phys.org) —India's tigers are facing extinction owing to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners, according to new research carried out by scientists at Cardiff University.

dateMay 16, 2013 in Ecology
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Cheating favors extinction

Cooperative behaviour is widely observed in nature, but there remains the possibility that so-called 'cheaters' can exploit the system, taking without giving, with uncertain consequences for the social unit ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Evolution
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Sweden resumes wolf hunt despite controversy

Sweden is to resume its wolf hunt in what authorities have described as a bid to limit inbreeding and maintain healthy stocks, but environmentalists argued Thursday that the hunt violates EU law.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Ecology
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