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Biodiversity conservation saves species, but could be smarter

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Billions of dollars spent on habitat and species conservation have resulted in substantial reductions in biodiversity loss.

Most nations lack ability to deal with invasive species

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The spread of non-native species threatens livelihoods and biodiversity, but the issue is worsened by global trade, travel and climate change.

Stopping deforestation will not end tropical species losses

Posted in Featured, Science on 31st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Species in tropical forests will still go extinct even if deforestation is stopped immediately, unless efforts are made to restore damaged areas.

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Ecosystems depend on the biological diversity within them to function.

Evolution may have moved at a furious pace on a warmer Earth

Posted in Featured, Science on 7th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Early life forms on Earth are likely to have mutated and evolved at much higher rates than they do today.