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Authors of a new research review in the journal Science have called for a global initiative to save large predators around the world.
Species populations have to become stable in order for those creatures to expand their geographical ranges in response to global warming, according to new research published Sunday in the online edition of the journal Nature Climate Change.
Plants in extreme desert environments develop effective strategies to compete for the area’s limited resources, according to new research out of the University of Arizona, published in the American Journal of Botany.
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.
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