News tagged with species conservation

International regulation curbs illegal trade of caviar

Research that used mitochondrial DNA-based testing to compare the extent of fraudulent labeling of black caviar purchased before and after international protection shows conservation benefits. A team of scientists ...

Jul 25, 2012
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Scientists call policy-makers to be scale-aware

To be successful, nature conservation measures must account for the complexity of the human impact and how nature responds to them, at different spatial and temporal scales. "Scale-sensitive research" emerges ...

Aug 30, 2012
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Amazing diversity documented in national park

A remote park in northwest Bolivia may be the most biologically diverse place on earth, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), which helped put together a comprehensive list of species found ...

Sep 12, 2012
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Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity

Analysis of texture differences in satellite images may be an effective way to monitor changes in vegetation, soil and water patterns over time, with potential implications for measuring biodiversity as well, ...

Oct 24, 2012
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Landmark deal struck to protect Sumatran rhino

Malaysia and Indonesia have struck a landmark deal to try to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhino, whose population stands at fewer than 100, the International Union for Conservation of Nature said ...

Apr 04, 2013
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