News tagged with world population

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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Spoon-billed sandpiper population revealed

For the first time, scientists have calculated the world population of the spoon-billed sandpiper, after overcoming a number of difficult challenges including limited knowledge about the whereabouts of this tiny shorebird, ...

dateOct 20, 2016 in Ecology
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What does your poop say about your evolution?

What does the bacteria in animal guts have to do with ecology? It turns out quite a bit more than you might expect. What does your poop say about your evolution? Is the microbiome the next big thing in ecology?

dateAug 01, 2016 in Evolution
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