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Signs of hope for saiga after mass die-off

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan has published the results of an aerial survey of saiga, conducted in April 2016, which aimed to provide insight into the status of these beleaguered populations following ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Population policy to impact emissions targets

Current immigration rates into Australia, and associated projected population growth, will make greenhouse gas emissions targets even more difficult to achieve in the future, a University of Adelaide-led study has found.

dateJun 14, 2016 in Environment
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How honeybees do without males

An isolated population of honeybees, the Cape bees, living in South Africa has evolved a strategy to reproduce without males. A research team from Uppsala University has sequenced the entire genomes of a sample of Cape bees ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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The Texas butterfly effect

How can scientists better understand summer monarch butterfly populations in the Midwest? Check spring weather in Texas.

dateJun 09, 2016 in Ecology
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