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November 29, 2015

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November 29, 2015

Beavers Restore Dead Wood in Boreal Forests

Nov. 23, 2015 — Beavers create significant amounts of dead wood into the lowland shore forests of boreal wetlands, research shows. Particularly snags and deciduous dead wood are formed through the beavers' ... read more

Impact of Climate Change on Nutrient Load of Pike River Watershed

Nov. 17, 2015 — Using future climate change scenarios and water quality projections, experts found that sediment and the blue-green algae producing nutrients phosphorus and nitrogen are likely to increase in the ... read more

Nov. 5, 2015 — When it comes to spreading viruses, bats are thought to be among the worst. Now a new study of nearly 900 nonhuman primates in Bangladesh and Cambodia shows that macaques harbor more diverse ... read more

Nov. 5, 2015 — Humans can help the critically endangered Saimaa ringed seal to cope with climate change. Human-made snow drifts developed in a recent study improved the breeding success of seals during winters with ... read more

Nov. 5, 2015 — Several new species of amphibians and a reptile that lived in what's now Brazil from 278 million years ago have just been discovered and described by a team of scientists from around the world, ... read more

Nov. 4, 2015 — The relatively rare, forest-dwelling fisher is increasingly becoming the innocent victim of illegal marijuana farms in forested lands in California. According to a recently published study, ... read more

Warmer New England Waters Change Landscape for Cod and Lobsters

Nov. 3, 2015 — An expert says a rapidly changing climate will dramatically change the living marine resources and maritime traditions of seacoast communities, like those of New England and must be accounted for by ... read more

Nov. 3, 2015 — Scientists have for the first time determined the ratio of males to females in a wild foraging group of green turtles in the Eastern Pacific, which suggests that sea turtles may be vulnerable to ... read more

Nov. 2, 2015 — A study of life and extinctions among woolly mammoths and other ice-age animals suggests that interconnected habitats can help Arctic mammal species survive environmental ... read more

Nov. 2, 2015 — A volunteer registration of insects for 18 consecutive years on the Copenhagen roof of the Natural History Museum of Denmark has revealed local insect community turnover due to climate change. The ... read more

Some Like It Hot: Moth and Butterfly Species Respond Differently to Climate Change

Oct. 30, 2015 — New research led by ecologists shows that certain species of moths and butterflies are becoming more common, and others rarer, as species differ in how they respond to climate ... read more

Oct. 30, 2015 — Across Africa, lion populations are threatened by continued reductions in their range and associated genetic isolation. A new study published this month in Landscape Ecology shows that strategic ... read more

Mummified Seals Reveal Ecological Impact of Ice Change

Oct. 29, 2015 — Scientists are using the mummified remains of seals freeze-dried in Antarctica to examine the long-term effects of changing ice patterns on marine mammal ecology. Recent work examined over five ... read more

Oct. 29, 2015 — Researchers may have found the basis for a vaccine against a disease that threatens endangered tortoises. Over thirty years on from the initial discovery of the tortoise herpesvirus, a team of ... read more

A Study of Weaning Age in Fossil Elephants Gives Hints About the Cause of Their Extinction

Oct. 29, 2015 — The extinctions of many giant mammals, like mammoths, at the end of the Ice Ages is a story that most people know about. The causes of these extinctions have long been debated in the scientific ... read more

Early Humans Linked to Ancient Australian Extinction

Oct. 29, 2015 — New data implicates early humans in the extinction of large mammals, birds and lizards in ... read more

Oct. 28, 2015 — The remains of an Iberian lynx specimen which lived 1.6 million years ago -- the oldest ever discovered -- were found resting in a cave in Barcelona. This discovery not only allows us to shed light ... read more

Oct. 26, 2015 — In the past, whales, giant land mammals, and other animals played a vital role in keeping the planet fertile by transporting nutrients via their feces. However, massive declines and extinctions of ... read more

Oct. 26, 2015 — Paleontologists have looked at the environmental changes that occurred in North and South America after large megafauna went extinct over the past 15,000 years, and found long-lasting impacts. ... read more

Oct. 26, 2015 — Intense, violent attacks by large packs of some of the world's biggest carnivores -- including extinct lions much larger than those of today, and sabertooth cats -- limited the population sizes ... read more

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