Monday, September 21, 2020
Tags Biodiversity

Tag: biodiversity

Illegal trade with terrestrial vertebrates in markets and households of Laos

It's not a surprise to anyone that numerous vertebrate species are being sold at different wildlife markets, but at the moment there...

Restoring degraded tropical forests generates big carbon gains

More than half of the world's aboveground carbon is stored in tropical forests, the degradation of which poses a direct threat to...

New species of fungus sticking out of beetles named after the...

A major comprehensive study on Herpomycetales and Laboulbeniales, two orders of unique ectoparasitic fungi associated with insects and other arthropods (class Laboulbeniomycetes)...

Jurassic fossils from northeastern China reveal morphological stasis in the catkin-yew

The Taxaceae are a distinct conifer family widely used in ornamental horticulture and are an important source of chemotherapeutic drugs (e.g., Paclitaxel)....

Protecting natural forest in oil palm plantations crucial for conservation

Forest conservation areas in oil palm plantations play a vital role in storing carbon and boosting rainforest biodiversity, a new study on...

Scientists unlock secrets of Ethiopia’s superfood in race to save it...

Teff, an ancient grain originally from Ethiopia, is a staple crop for 50 million people in the country. It is also increasingly...

Scientists unravel the evolution and relationships for all European butterflies in...

For the first time, a complete time-calibrated phylogeny for a large group of invertebrates is published for an entire continent. In a...

A new character for Poku00e9mon? Novel endemic dogfish shark species discovered...

Newly discovered creatures can often be as impressive and exciting as the ones from the Japanese movies and shows. Many of those...

Scientists lament ‘Humpty Dumpty’ effect on world’s spectacular, rare wildlife

Some of the world's largest, most spectacular and unheralded mammals are silently slipping away, species like Tibetan wild yaks and Patagonia's huemul,...

Birds, bees and butter — new study shows biodiversity critical for...

Shea yields are likely to benefit from a diversity of trees and shrubs in parkland habitats in West Africa, according to a new study...