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Posts tagged ecology

May 11, 2019

 

The Oldest Tree In Europe

The oldest tree in Europe is a 1,230 year-old Heldreich’s pine living in southern Italy.

May 7, 2019

 

Termites And Drought

Termites play an important role in maintaining the delicate ecology of rainforests.

April 16, 2019

 

Ancient Termite Mounds

Recently, an international team of entomologists made a discovery highlighting the architectural abilities of termites.

April 11, 2019

 

New Solutions For International Wildlife Trafficking

Every year, millions of birds are taken from places like Brazil to sell around the world, and it is devastating tropical bird populations.

February 27, 2019

 

Save The Axolotl

The wild axolotl population is critically endangered, even though domesticated axolotl salamanders are quite popular as pets.

February 18, 2019

 

The Elusive Niche

An ecological niche is the set of conditions that allows a species to maintain its population.

March 8, 2017

 

These look-a-like cheetahs show off their spots for a family portrait.

Cheetahs Cut from the Same Cloth

Cheetahs have survived devastating climate change and a resulting genetic bottleneck.

August 23, 2014

 

Healthy Indiana bats hibernating in Missouri.

The Bugs Will Love This

Research suggests White Nose Syndrome in bats will have bleak ecological and economic consequences.

April 10, 2014

 

If you ever bump into one of these guys, don't touch! They could carry disease.

Invasion Of The Giant African Land Snails

In Florida, there are invasive snails the size of rodents -- and they're wreaking havoc!

December 5, 2013

 

A manatee, down on her luck, looks for a warm place to lay her weary head.

Keeping Manatees Warm in the Winter

Manatees take winter refuge near power plants to stay warm; but plant closures threaten their survival.

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