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12-05-2022
Primates have greater diversity on Indigenous lands
A new study has confirmed that primate diversity is greater in areas that are managed by Indigenous peoples. The experts determined that primates such as monkeys and apes are less likely to be classified as vulnerable, threatened or endangered when they live in territories that overlap with Indigenous lands.  The research was led by Paul A. Garber, a professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Alejandro Estrada, a professor in the Institute of Biology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.  “There is an...
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12-04-2022
Volcanoes were the key driver of Earth's mass extinctions
A new study led by Dartmouth College may finally settle...
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12-03-2022
Bumblebees are waking up too early from hibernation
As climate change drives hotter temperatures worldwide, spring is arriving...
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11-30-2022
Marmosets practice crying out for help before they're born
A remarkable new study published in the journal eLife reveals...
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11-29-2022
Old-growth forests serve as a refuge in a warming climate
According to a new study led by the Oregon State...
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11-26-2022
Animals in national parks are impacted by human visitors
U.S. national park traffic has grown steadily over the past...
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11-20-2022
Data deficient species are often the most threatened
Thousands of plants and animals are classified as being "data...
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11-16-2022
Lizards that eat fire ants develop greater immunity
Fire ants are an invasive species in the southeastern United...
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11-15-2022
Eastern red bats do well in managed forests
The loss of forests is not good news for bats....
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11-15-2022
Wild chimpanzees like to share cool things with others
We are all familiar with the joy derived from sharing...
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11-14-2022
Why did bright colors evolve in the animal kingdom?
Scientists have long been puzzled by a strange natural phenomenon:...
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11-14-2022
Forensics could be used to safeguard biodiversity
A new project led by Staffordshire University and funded by...
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11-14-2022
Honey bee lifespans are mysteriously declining
A recent study led by the University of Maryland has...
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