News tagged with genetic diversity

DNA work saves fish from extinction

Flinders University scientists have created a model for conservation programs after helping to bring local populations of native pygmy perch back from extinction.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Ecology
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How useful are microsatellites?

Understanding genetic diversity and evolutionary dynamics of organisms can have important implications for designing successful conservation efforts and understanding potential effects of future climate change. For scientists ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Finland begins controversial wolf hunt

Finland on Saturday began a controversial wolf cull that gives hunters the right to kill around one fifth of the endangered animals, in a decision that has angered environmentalists.

dateJan 23, 2016 in Ecology
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