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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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04-03-2018
Mixing astronomy and ecology can help endangered animals
Protecting endangered species is a difficult and time-consuming endeavor, especially...
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04-03-2018
Fossils reveal ancient lizard species with four eyes
For the first time, researchers have identified a jawed vertebrate...
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04-02-2018
Giant dinosaur footprints shed light on Jurassic Period
Researchers have discovered approximately 50 giant dinosaur footprints on a...
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04-02-2018
Nearly one-third of North American species could face extinction
Nearly 500 species in the United States may face the...
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04-02-2018
Terrifying dinosaur ruled Patagonia 85 million years ago
Scientists are describing a massive carnivorous dinosaur that topped the...
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04-02-2018
Large groups of basking sharks gathering off the northeast coast
Basking sharks have been spotted in the waters off the...
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03-31-2018
When monkeys work together, their brains synchronize
One of the greatest mysteries involving the physiology of our...
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03-30-2018
Piecing together what life was like during the Triassic Period
A decade-long project set out to understand what life was...
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03-29-2018
Sea turtles use their flippers as hands to eat food
Even though sea turtles have flippers for the purpose of...
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03-29-2018
Freshwater turtles across the planet threatened by sea level rise
Biologists at the University of California, Davis are reporting that...
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03-28-2018
Wild horses caught in the crossfire of the western U.S.
“Congress finds and declares that wild free-roaming horses and burros...
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03-28-2018
Endangered North Atlantic right whales didn’t reproduce this year
North Atlantic right whales may now be more critically endangered...
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