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Conserving biodiversity could benefit the world's poor

Land areas that are a priority for wildlife conservation provide relatively high levels of ecosystem services such as pollination, water purification, food production, and climate regulation, so safeguarding them is expected ...

dateJan 12, 2012 in Ecology
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Single parenthood doesn't pay off for plants

Many plants can pollinate themselves and reproduce without the aid of a mate, thanks to having both male and female parts. But the short-term perks of being able to go it alone come with long-term costs, says a new study ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Biologist launches 'Great Pollinator Habitat Challenge'

With the help of more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide, Gretchen LeBuhn's Great Sunflower Project has built the single largest database of North American pollinator populations. Now, the San Francisco State University biologist ...

dateApr 07, 2015 in Ecology
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