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Amphibians, Dinosaurs Were The New Large Predators After The Mass Extinction
2014-03-20 12:37:13

252 million years ago the largest extinction event occurred at the end of the Permian age. It wiped out almost 90 percent of all life in water.

Ecosystems Suffer Negative Effects From Loss Of Large Predators
2014-01-10 03:27:19

Authors of a new research review in the journal Science have called for a global initiative to save large predators around the world.

Smaller Islands Have Shorter Food Chains
2013-11-22 09:07:08

That smaller islands will typically sustain fewer species than large ones is a widespread pattern in nature. Now a team of researchers shows that smaller area will mean not only fewer species, but also shorter food chains. This implies that plant and animal communities on small islands may work differently from those on large ones.

Dragonfly Study Shows How Ecosystem Changes Affect Biodiversity
2013-08-14 07:22:29

Rice University researchers have found that communities in nature are likely to be a lot more sensitive to change than previously thought.

Yellowstone Elk The Focus Of Ecology Forum
2013-07-01 05:14:07

Ecologists have been active in their response to the publishing of a new study in the June issue of the Ecological Society of America's journal Ecology.

Grizzly Bear Recovery Estimates Flawed, Population May Be In Decline
2013-06-25 07:19:23

Yellowstone grizzly bears were first given endangered species status in 1973 after extensive hunting and killing had decimated the wild populations of this apex predator.

Effects Of Predators On Carbon Cycle
2013-06-18 09:44:57

The predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem, according to a new study from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Italian Wolf Prefers Wild Boar Say Researchers
2012-12-21 10:59:11

According to a new report, Italian wolves heavily prefer wild boar in their diet, which may provide important insights for farmers as well as wildlife conservationists.

Image 1 - Salmon, Other Fish Predators Rely On 'No Guts, No Glory' Survival Tactic
2011-09-18 05:36:09

The phrase "no guts, no glory" doesn't just apply to athletes who are striving to excel.

Wolves Could Help Recovery Of Canada Lynx
2011-08-31 05:39:58

As wolf populations grow in parts of the West, most of the focus has been on their value in aiding broader ecosystem recovery – but a new study from Oregon State University also points out that they could play an important role in helping to save other threatened species.


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