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Climate Change Should Be Considered For Iberian Lynx Conservation
2013-07-22 04:24:37

The most endangered species of cat on Earth will die out within the next five decades unless current conservation plans are updated to account for the effects of climate change.

Victorian-Era Map Helps Researchers Redraw Distribution Of Biodiversity
2012-12-21 13:36:25

Ecologists have used a wealth of information to redraw a Victorian-era map illustrating distribution of biodiversity.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]