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  • 2017-05-31
    Biologists have long valued publishing detailed information on rare and endangered species. Until relatively recently, much of​ this information was accessible only through accessing specialized scientific journals in university libraries. However ...
  • 2017-05-29
    A small increase in the size of the world’s protected areas could have a large, positive influence on global biodiversity, a Nature paper reveals. The study, which focuses on less commonly studied metrics of biodiversity, will be of use to those involved ...
  • 2017-05-22
    In today’s global celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, under the theme of ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’, people are examing the positive but also potentially negative impacts that tourism can have on biodiversity. Tourism represents one ...
  • 2017-05-18
    The loss of intact forest cover in Myanmar has accelerated over the last decade, according to a study published May 17, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Peter Leimgruber from Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, United States ...
  • 2017-05-13
    Researchers develop new analytical methods that help them estimate the size of wild animal populations from a distance. Camera traps are a useful means for researchers to observe the behaviour of animal populations in the wild or to assess ...

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