User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Problems :: Invasive Species
Last updated: Feb 09 2018 01:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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Exotic management narrative 14.10.2019 Current Issue
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There’s nuance behind the recent bird decline study 30.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The journal Science documented an estimated total loss of 2.9 billion birds. But is that the whole picture?
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Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? 20.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
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Artificial intelligence makes waves in seafood traceability 24.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
From poaching to human rights infringements to the incursion of invasive species, AI promises to revolutionize tracking.
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One rancher’s plan to establish water buffalo in Colorado 7.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The challenges and possibilities of water buffalo ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley.
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Food security is a huge threat to Singapore — is urban farming the answer? 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The island-state imports most of its food, but is threatened by crop yields and policy changes around the world.
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Red-legged frogs successfully reintroduced to Yosemite 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New egg batches have been spotted, which is unusual.
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Kala Ghoda fest: Natural heritage walk teaches Mumbaikars about history of city’s trees 6.2.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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When Atlantic salmon escape in the Pacific, who cleans up? 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Coastal tribes will be dealing with this summer’s Atlantic salmon spill for years to come.
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University of Windsor researcher champions collaborative freshwater research project 10.1.2018 Environmental News Network
The Great Lakes will have a network of well-equipped guardians thanks to a plan hatched by a UWindsor researcher with funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science and Ministry of Economic Development and Growth.Aaron Fisk and his nine collaborators will receive $15.9 million for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network (RAEON), a collaborative research project which will provide infrastructure and data management for Canadian scientists to carry-out cutting-edge research on freshwater ecosystems.
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Frog genome mapping sheds new light on environmental contaminants 9.1.2018 Environmental News Network
A University of Victoria molecular biologist has gained new insights into how environmental contaminants may disrupt thyroid systems. The discovery was made while assembling the genome of the North American bullfrog.Caren Helbing’s findings could help explain the mechanisms of early development, as well as how environmental contaminants cause thyroidrelated diseases and malfunctions.
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Mapping frog genome is huge leap in identifying environmental contaminant effects on thyroid system 19.12.2017 Global Health and Wellness News - ENN
A University of Victoria molecular biologist has gained new insights into how environmental contaminants may disrupt thyroid systems, discovered while assembling the genome of the North American bullfrog.Caren Helbing’s findings could help explain the mechanisms of early development and metamorphosis, as well as how environmental contaminants cause thyroid-related diseases and malfunctions.
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Stopping the next wave of invasive species in Saskatchewan lakes 8.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Invasive species continue to be a critical threat to freshwater ecosystems in Saskatchewan and across North America.But the species that have yet to enter Saskatchewan waters might be of greatest concern.
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Belowground Fungal Interactions with Trees in Forests Help Explain Non-native Plant Invasions 1.12.2017 Environmental News Network
New research published by a team of scientists from the USDA Forest Service and Purdue University suggests that tiny soil fungi that help and are helped by trees may influence a forest’s vulnerability to invasion by non-native plants.
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15,000 Scientists in 184 Countries Warn About Negative Global Environmental Trends 13.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Human well-being will be severely jeopardized by negative trends in some types of environmental harm, such as a changing climate, deforestation, loss of access to fresh water, species extinctions and human population growth, scientists warn in today’s issue of BioScience, an international journal.
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Help track mosquitoes with your smartphone 7.11.2017 TreeHugger
Calling all citizen scientists! Stanford needs your help monitoring the disease-spreading insects.
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Six bills that weaken species protections move in Congress 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Lawmakers shift the focus to politics, not science, as a deciding factor of designation.
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Wild horse extremists obscure real-world solutions 24.10.2017 Writers on the Range
We need to find a fix for the unhealthy populations of feral horses on public lands.
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‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana 12.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
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