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How reliable are traditional wildlife surveys?

To effectively manage a wildlife species, one of the most basic things you need to know is how many of them are out there. However, it's almost never feasible to count every single individual—so how do the results of wildlife ...

date23 hours ago in Ecology
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Innovative sensor monitors fruit cargo

On the long journey from the fruit plantation to the retailer's shelf, fruits can quickly perish. In particular, the refrigeration inside the cargo containers is not always guaranteed and existing methods for measuring the ...

date17 hours ago in Ecology
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Fish evolve by playing it safe

New research supports the creation of more marine reserves in the world's oceans because, the authors say, fish can evolve to be more cautious and stay away from fishing nets.

dateMar 21, 2017 in Ecology
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