News tagged with species conservation

Bat biodiversity is in danger on islands worldwide

A new study from the University of Helsinki investigates knowledge gaps among the largely unknown, but greatly threatened, group of island-restricted bats, and leads future research efforts to actual priorities. Island ecosystems, ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Deciding whether to bring back extinct species

De-extinction – the science of reviving species that have been lost – has moved from the realm of science-fiction to something that is now nearly feasible. Some types of lost mammals, birds or frogs may soon be able to ...

dateMay 19, 2017 in Ecology
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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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