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How useful are microsatellites?

Understanding genetic diversity and evolutionary dynamics of organisms can have important implications for designing successful conservation efforts and understanding potential effects of future climate change. For scientists ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Plants cope with climate change at genetic level

Climate change can influence everything from pine beetle outbreaks in the Rocky Mountains to rising sea levels in Papua New Guinea. In the face of a rapidly changing earth, plants and animals are forced to quickly deal with ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Ecology
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New Atlas charts Kenya's natural assets

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Government of Kenya enlisted support from a consortium of National and international experts and researchers, including ecologists from the University of York, to produce ...

dateNov 20, 2015 in Ecology
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