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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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Conservation spending works but more could be done
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10-25-2017
Why oysters quickly close their shells
Oysters have extremely sensitive hearing and close their shells as...
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10-23-2017
Red-toothed shrews have heads that shrink and expand with weather
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10 of the largest animals on Earth
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10-23-2017
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10-22-2017
If you want a smarter pet, let sleeping dogs lie
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10-20-2017
75 percent of insects lost in protected nature reserves
Flying insect populations have decreased by more than 75 percent...
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10-20-2017
Rare species are crucial to tropical forests
A new mathematical method has been introduced by researchers to...
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10-19-2017
Dogs are more expressive when they know you’re looking
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How mosquitoes can suck your blood without you noticing
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Warming waters will alter the distribution of marine life
As greenhouse gas emissions continue to warm the atmosphere, ocean...
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