Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Tag: biodiversity

What’s fair game on the high seas?

WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 6 -- Sustainability-driven new research could one day help tuna fisheries cast their nets more selectively, mitigating unintentional "bycatch" of...

Emerging frontiers in phenological research

As climate change looms, we urgently need to understand how ecosystems will respond. Plant phenology, or the timing of developmental events like flowering,...

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea...

MBARI and Monterey Bay AquariumThere could be more tiny particles of plastic drifting deep below the surface of the oceans than floating at the...

Frogs find refuge in elephant tracks

YANGON, Myanmar (June 4, 2019) - Frogs need elephants. That's what a new WCS-led study says that looked at the role of...

Fear of ‘killer shrimps’ could pose major threat to European rivers

The fear of invasive 'killer shrimps' can intimidate native organisms to such a degree that they are incapable of performing their vital role...

Plant lineage points to different evolutionary playbook for temperate species

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An ancient, cosmopolitan lineage of plants is shaking up scientists' understanding of how quickly species evolve in temperate ecosystems and...

Exotic pets can become pests with risk of invasion

A large proportion of successful vertebrate invasions can be traced to the global exotic pet trade. However, surprisingly little is known about the...

Pop-up parks deliver big benefits in small spaces

Pop-up stores, restaurants, and theaters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world, where they add to the diversity of commercial...

Confirmed: New phase of matter is solid and liquid at the...

Solid, liquid, gas ... and something else? While most of us learn about just three states of matter in elementary school, physicists have discovered...

Magnetic north just changed. Here’s what that means.

Magnetic north has never sat still. In the last hundred years or so, the direction in which our compasses steadfastly point has lumbered ever...