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Looking beyond the breeding grounds

Every winter, trees on high mountains in a small area northwest of Mexico City turn orange. Close inspection reveals branches filled with brilliantly colorful monarch butterflies, rather than fiery leaves, as the eastern ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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Wallflower center pack baboons find place

Are you the kind of person who, at a party, tends to be surrounded by friends in the middle of the crowd, or do you prefer to find a quiet corner where you can sit and talk? Recent work by scientists at UC Davis shows that ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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How does the loss of species alter ecosystems?

Bad Lauchstädt. The iDiv Ecotron, a central experimental platform of the DFG Research Centre iDiv, was officially launched during a ceremony last Wednesday. Researchers will use this unique facility to better understand ...

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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Tea-time means leopard-time in India

A new WCS study finds that leopards are abundant in tea-garden landscapes in north-eastern India, but that their mere presence does not lead to conflicts with people.

dateMay 17, 2017 in Ecology
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