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Want to save tigers? Better have your numbers straight

A new book co-edited by tiger biologist Dr. Ullas Karanth of (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society and Dr. James Nichols, an Emeritus statistical ecologist from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), provides an authoritative ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Invasive frogs give invasive birds a boost in Hawaii

Puerto Rican coqui frogs were accidentally introduced to Hawaii in the 1980s, and today there are as many as 91,000 frogs per hectare in some locations. What does that mean for native wildlife? Concerns that ravenous coquis ...

dateNov 29, 2017 in Ecology
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US adopts recovery plan for Mexican wolves

After decades of legal challenges and political battles that have pitted states against the federal government, U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday finally adopted a plan to guide the recovery of a wolf that once roamed parts ...

dateNov 29, 2017 in Ecology
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