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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 University (OSU), old-growth forests and managed forests with old-growth features can provide relief from the effects of climate change for some bird species. Building upon earlier research showing that old forests with big trees and a diversity of tree sizes and species offer refuge to some types of birds threatened by a warming climate, the experts investigated how forest “microclimates” – local atmospheric conditions in areas ranging from a few square meters to many square kilometers which...
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11-08-2022
Beaver dams mitigate the effects of climate change on rivers
Beavers are famous for building dams. They do this in...
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11-07-2022
Insects need urgent help to survive climate change
While the scientific community has previously warned about an alarming...
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11-07-2022
Kittens who socialize with humans are less fearful, aggressive
Cats often exhibit aggression toward humans and other problematic behaviors,...
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11-07-2022
Bats protect young trees from insect damage
A new study led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...
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11-06-2022
Why do fish look down when they swim?
A new study led by Northwestern University has found that...
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11-05-2022
Australians are unaware of their most endangered species
Australia is the fourth-worse country in the world in terms...
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11-05-2022
How did green lizards evolve in the Mediterranean?
The evolutionary clade and biodiversity of green lizards of the...
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11-04-2022
Obesity in pregnant monkeys impacts fetal immune cells
In humans, obesity during pregnancy is associated with increased risk...
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11-04-2022
Large dams are significant barriers to platypus survival
The elusive platypus is perhaps the most unusual mammal alive...
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11-04-2022
Madagascar extinctions linked to human expansion 1,000 years ago
Madagascar is the world’s fifth largest island and is situated...
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11-04-2022
Exploring the impacts of human-wildlife interactions
A team of researchers from Virginia Tech and the Cornell...
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11-03-2022
Carnivore gut microbes reflect the health of wild ecosystems
Gut microbes have received an increasing amount of attention in...
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