Rats and pigeons 'replace iconic species'

Human habitat modification is favouring the same species everywhere, while unique species are disappearing, finds a study publishing on December 4 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, led by Tim Newbold at University College London and Andy Purvis at the Natural History Museum in London.

Rats and pigeons 'replace iconic species'

"Iconic" animals such as tigers are being replaced by "cosmopolitan" species found everywhere - researchers.

Tue 4 Dec 18 from BBC News

Human environmental effects favor cosmopolitan species over local iconic species

Human habitat modification is favouring the same species everywhere, while unique species are disappearing, finds a study publishing on December 4 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, led ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Human environmental effects favor cosmopolitan species over local iconic species, Tue 4 Dec 18 from ScienceDaily

Rats and pigeons are slowly replacing iconic species, and itís our fault

The "losers" are exactly the ones you want to protect.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from ZME Science

Humans wipe out local species and always bring in species like pigeons and rats

Rats and pigeons - animals found everywhere - flourish, the University College London study found, when humans invade new areas.

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Human-altered environments benefit the same cosmopolitan species all over the world

New research suggests the same cosmopolitan species are taking advantage of humankind's environmental disruption. Meanwhile, rarer species are disappearing.

Tue 4 Dec 18 from UPI

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