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2011-03-18 14:56:53

More than half of the world's population now lives in cities, yet we know little about how urbanization affects biodiversity.

2010-02-22 12:50:00

Thanks to the introduction of various non-native species to Australia throughout history, the country is overrun with feral animals.

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2009-01-13 09:36:22

Last winter, government agencies killed one third of Yellowstone National Park's bison herd due to concerns about the possible spread of a livestock disease to cattle that graze in areas around the park.

2008-12-12 15:19:11

Climate change is hampering the long-term recovery of rivers from the effects of acid rain, as wet weather counteracts improvements, according to a new study by Cardiff University.

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2008-10-01 14:30:00

A recent study has concluded that wind turbines pose less of a risk to farmland birds than previously thought.


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Functional Ecology
2012-04-29 19:39:27

Functional Ecology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ecological Society. The journal covers Standard Papers, Reviews, Perspectives and Special Features. It publishes papers on physiological, behavioral, and evolutionary ecology. Editor-in-chief of this bimonthly published journal is Duncan Irschick. According to the Journal Citation Reports, in 2010 it ranked 18 of 129 journals in the category “Ecology.” Image Caption: A...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.