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For tropical forest birds, old neighborhoods matter

Old, complex tropical forests support a wider diversity of birds than second-growth forests and have irreplaceable value for conservation, according to an Oregon State University-led exhaustive analysis of bird diversity ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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Hunting is changing forests, but not as expected

When it comes to spreading their seeds, many trees in the rainforest rely on animals, clinging to their fur or hitching a ride within their digestive tract. As the seeds are spread around, the plants' prospects for survival ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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Butterfly gardens offer some hope for pollinators

Butterflies will use gardens planted to attract them, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. But the researchers cautioned that butterfly gardens can sometimes have a downside by exposing caterpillars to ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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