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Australia's 'ugly' animals attract less study

Koalas and kangaroos are subject to more scientific study than Australia's twitching rodents and bats, according to new research which finds 'ugly' animals attract less funding and investigation.

dateMar 07, 2016 in Ecology
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Trade in invasive plants is blossoming

Every day, hundreds of different plant species—many of them listed as invasive—are traded online worldwide on auction platforms. This exacerbates the problem of uncontrollable biological invasions.

dateOct 03, 2015 in Ecology
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Extremely rare turtle released into the wild

The Wildlife Conservation Society, in conjunction with the Cambodian Fisheries Administration and Wildlife Reserves Singapore, announced today the successful release of a Southern River terrapin (Batagur affinis) – one ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Ecology
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