News tagged with protected species

'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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Protected area design secrets revealed in new study

It is not only size that matters when planning a protected area, other spatial features such as shape are also critical to the number of animal species found there. A new study from the University of Exeter assessed the spatial ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Ecology
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Global effort 'needed to save migratory birds'

Scientists have called for a greater international collaborative effort to save the world's migratory birds, many of which are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitat along their flight paths.

dateDec 03, 2015 in Ecology
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Study: 17K marine species unprotected

A new study says that more than 17,000 marine species worldwide remain largely unprotected, with the U.S. among the bottom in supporting formal marine protected areas (MPAs) that could safeguard marine biodiversity.

dateDec 03, 2015 in Ecology
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