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February 2, 2016
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Why are some wild animals more tolerant to human interaction than others?

Meta-analysis led by UCLA biologist could have implications for conservation strategies When most wild animals first encounter humans, they respond as they would to any predator — by running, swimming or flying away.

January 20, 2015
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Mass animal die-offs may be increasing, new research shows

Mass die-offs of animals may be increasing in frequency and — for birds, fishes, and marine invertebrates — in severity as well, according to a study of 727 mass mortality events since 1940. Despite the ecological importance of individual mass … Continue reading

September 29, 2014
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Duck Migration Study Reveals Importance of Conserving Wetlands, MU Researchers Find

COLUMBIA, Mo. – During the 2011 and 2012 migration seasons, University of Missouri researchers monitored mallard ducks with new remote satellite tracking technology, marking the first time ducks have been tracked closely during the entirety of their migration from Canada … Continue reading

May 12, 2014
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Study finds turtles are closer kin to birds, crocodiles than to lizards, snakes

What are turtles, and where did they come from? Precise answers to these questions have long eluded scientists. But new research led by Daniel Field of Yale University and the Smithsonian Institution recasts the turtle’s disputed evolutionary history, providing fresh … Continue reading

January 4, 2014
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With Fewer Hard Frosts, Tropical Mangroves Push North

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite data from the University of Maryland and … Continue reading