Ecology News


Bee populations decline as they lose favorite pollinating plants

Bee populations have declined in recent decades mainly due to a loss of biodiversity causing the disappearance of their favorite pollinating plants, according to a study published Monday.

Tue 25 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Gray wolf is a surprise visitor in Grand Canyon

Nobody is sure who saw it first. A handful of National Park Service employees think they were among the first, in early October.

Tue 25 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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New mushroom discovered on campus is the first since 1985

Two researchers who recently named the first new species of mushroom from the UC Berkeley campus in more than 30 years are emphasizing the need for continued green and open space on campus, ...

Mon 24 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Camera trap images help wildlife managers ID problem tigers in India

Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm's way for ...

Wed 19 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna

Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as "Young Mr. Fish," ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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There's hope for continent's rarest mammal

The black-footed ferret is the rarest mammal on the continent, but conservation efforts are making strides in preventing it from disappearing altogether.

Tue 18 Nov 14 from FOXNews

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Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife

Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game on Monday that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species from elephants to anteaters.

Mon 17 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Wildlife groups sue over imperiled lynx's habitat

Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.

Mon 17 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Businesses can help preserve endangered species, improve employee morale with small landscape changes

Raptors, or birds of prey, some of which are endangered species, typically live in environments that provide natural land cover, such as forests and grasslands. Protecting endangered raptor ...

Mon 17 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Scientists employ satellite tags to solve whale-sized mystery

For the first time, scientists working in the waters of Patagonia are using satellite tags to remotely track southern right whales from their breeding/calving grounds in the sheltered bays of ...

Tue 18 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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