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Human activities have meant invasive species have been able to populate parts of the world to which they are not native and alter biodiversity there over thousands of years. Now, an international team of scientists has studied the impact of the black rat on bird populations on Mediterranean islands. Despite the rat's environmental impact, only the tiny European storm petrel has been affected over time by its enforced cohabitation with the rat. A European team has studied around 300 islands in...
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.