Monday, October 21, 2019
Tags Population biology

Tag: population biology

A shady spot may protect species against rapid climate warming

HOUSTON -- (June 14, 2019) -- Finding a shady refuge to cool off on a hot day could be more than a...

Research identifies key driver for infanticide among chimpanzees

Research conducted by the University of Kent has suggested that the sexual selection hypothesis for infanticide may be the key driver for the high...

Sediment from fishing choking out sea sponges, study shows

Sediment stirred up from fishing activity has a negative effect on reef-building sea sponges in northern British Columbia, according to a new study...

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,...

Toxic metals found in reproductive organs of critically endangered eels

The future of European eels--a critically-endangered species--is under threat from toxic metals found in the rivers and lakes where they live, research...

Cardinalfish caught sneaking a bit on the side

Scientists have revealed the torrid, adulterous love lives of the mouth-brooding cardinalfish, with cuckoldry going hand-in-hand with cannibalism of the young."This is a small...

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...