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Tracking the world's final wilderness frontiers

Researchers from the University of Maryland utilize satellite imagery to demonstrate that forest wildlands—forests least affected by human activity—are steadily shrinking and pinpoint ways to help preserve these landscapes ...

dateJan 18, 2017 in Environment
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Environmental DNA helps protect great crested newts

Research by the University of Kent has revealed how tiny amounts of DNA (eDNA) released into water by great crested newts can be used to monitor the species. This can bring benefits for its conservation, and help protect ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Ecology
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