Latest Population ecology Stories

2010-11-17 21:15:43

Scientists are looking for answers — including commercial bathroom disinfectants and over-the-counter fungicides used to fight athlete's foot — to help in the battle against a strange fungus that threatens bat populations in the United States.

2010-09-13 09:40:00

Researchers at the New York State Department of Health have identified a handful of drugs and antiseptics that could help bats fight off the fungal disease which killed more than a million of them throughout the United States.

2010-08-06 06:30:00

One of North America's most common bat species faces extinction in the northeastern US within the next two decades due to a rapidly spreading disease known as White-Nose Syndrome (WNS).

2010-05-24 08:26:19

In nature, ultraviolet radiation from sunlight is not the amphibian killer scientists once suspected.

2010-05-14 08:42:17

According to a new study by a Quebec research team, there are strong correlations between dog breeds' typical personalities, how long they live, and how much food they eat.

2010-04-26 13:45:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week.

2010-04-08 13:02:00

Californians for Population Stabilization will participate in Earth Day events Santa Barbara - Saturday, April 17 in Alameda Park San Diego - Sunday, April 18 in Balboa Park SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years have passed since the first Earth Day, but the primary issue--an ever-increasing human population making demands on a finite supply of natural resources--remains the same.

2010-03-29 10:15:00

The American bee population continues to decline, leaving experts wondering why.

2010-03-01 15:39:37

Scientists broadly agree that global warming may threaten the survival of many plant and animal species; but global warming did not kill the Monteverde golden toad, an often cited example of climate-triggered extinction, says a new study.

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