News tagged with protected areas

'Noah's Ark' ex silico

Brian Enquist, a professor in the University of Arizona's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has joined an international team of scientists that will provide tropical countries with the information needed to ...

dateJul 15, 2016 in Ecology
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Exploring ways to coexist with wildlife

Although protected areas such as national parks can play a crucial role in conserving wildlife, most species of large carnivores and large herbivores also depend on being able to occupy human-dominated landscapes. This sharing ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Ecology
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Recipe for saving coral reefs: Add more fish

Fish are the key ingredients in a new recipe to diagnose and restore degraded coral reef ecosystems, according to scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science, WCS, James Cook University, and other organizations ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Environment
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Clever fish around the coast of Mallorca Island

To avoid overfishing and aid in sustainable exploitation, the status of the fish stocks has to be monitored regularly. In many cases stock assessment is based on fishery-dependent data generated from fish markets or creel ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Not all national parks are created equal

The forest cover on earth is shrinking at an alarming rate of around 50,000 square miles annually, roughly six times the size of Okinawa every month. To counter the loss of forests, policy makers often resort to designating ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Ecology
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