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Protecting life's tangled ecological webs

Ecosystems are a complex web of interactions. These ecological networks are being reorganized by extinctions and colonization events caused by human impacts, such as climate change and habitat destruction. In a paper published ...

dateMay 09, 2017 in Ecology
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New era for nature in Colombia

Researchers are embarking on a major collaboration to characterise Colombia's plant and animal life, from densely rich cloud forests to little-seen museum collections.

dateApr 18, 2017 in Ecology
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Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity

An international study involving scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

dateMar 29, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Strong interaction between herbivores and plants

A research project conducted at the University of Cologne's Zoological Institute reveals important findings on the interaction between nutrient availability and the diversity of consumer species in freshwater environments. ...

dateMar 23, 2017 in Ecology
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