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The Pine Mountain Range in west-central Georgia is rooted in unique and diverse plant and animal species, and has great historical value.
In 2013, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences discovered 91 new plant and animal species and two new genera, enriching our understanding of the complex web of life on Earth and strengthening our ability to make informed conservation decisions.
Wildlife conservation projects in countries where management costs are low are less likely to succeed and could also have a negative impact on people.
Researchers have developed a new online database revealing which organizations have applied for patents related to genes and proteins in living organisms.
Scientists have believed for years that preserving more species, no matter which ones, was a key component to enhancing how well an ecosystem performs. However, researchers investigating biodiversity loss in a salt marsh says that this isn't quite right.
Those of us who want to learn about our ancestors — who they were, where they came from and how they mingled (or didn't) with others around them — often turn to historical records or elderly family members for answers.
Life history traits are the basic ecological descriptors of a species. These include physical traits, such as body mass and physiological traits, such as reproductive rate.
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