News tagged with natural populations

Wildlife of northern Central African Republic in danger

The first aerial assessment of the impact of Central African Republic's recent conflict on wildlife and other natural resources in the northern part of the country shows that wildlife populations have been depleted in large ...

dateJun 29, 2017 in Ecology
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Research reveals globe-trotting history of sika deer

On first glance, Yakushima Island in Japan and Dorchester County, Maryland, wouldn't appear to have a lot in common, but a closer ecological look reveals one stark similarity: both are home to populations of sika deer.

dateMay 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Towards a liveable future

Humans have influenced nature since as early as the Ice Age, and over the past century man's impact has become even greater with our many new technologies and a growing world population. Leiden researchers study this impact ...

dateApr 21, 2017 in Ecology
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