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Can Biodiversity Be Saved By Nature Parks?
2012-08-07 16:10:47

The 14 years of wildlife studies in and around Madagascar's Ranomafana National Park by Sarah Karpanty, associate professor of wildlife conservation at Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, and her students are summarily part of a paper on biodiversity published July 25 by Nature's Advanced Online Publication and coming out soon in print.

Biodiversity Preservation Efforts In Peril
2012-07-26 10:40:25

Nature preserves have been remarkably successful in maintaining the biodiversity within their borders, but some threats to the species that live there are making those borders obsolete.

2011-10-07 12:21:58

Cities are generally regarded as hostile for wildlife and urbanization a dramatic form of destruction of natural habitats.

2009-06-30 09:33:52

A new study out today found that many nations throughout the world, including the United Kingdom, are seeing an annual increase in visitors to their conservation areas.

2008-10-09 21:00:24

By Joanne Ginley Visitors can see water voles, birds such as skylarks, goldfinches, kestrels and swallows, along with speckled wood and meadow brown butterflies and flowers such as harebells, bird's foot trefoil and vetches.The wildlife constantly changes and in winter visitors will find birds such as fieldfares and redwings as well as ducks such as goldeneye on the reserves that have lakes.It was announced yesterday that six of Wakefield's parks and wildlife areas are to be classified as...

2008-07-15 15:00:28

THE waters surrounding Scotland's most remote National Nature Reserves (NNRs) will be charted for the first time when Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) conducts a marine survey of the area next week.

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2008-07-09 12:58:42

Rather than suppressing local communities in developing nations, nature reserves attract human settlement, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.


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