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How to protect an American wildlife legacy

(Wildlife Conservation Society) A new paper shows that while science plays a critical role in informing conservation action, scientists must move beyond the realm of their expertise into less familiar...

Collecting biological specimens essential to science and conservation

Collecting plant and animal specimens is essential for scientific studies and conservation and does not, as some critics of the practice have suggested, play a significant role in species extinctions.

How speed restricts evolutionary change of the vertebral column in mammals

One of the riddles of mammal evolution explained: the strong conservation of the number of trunk vertebrae. Researchers of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center and the University of Utah show that this c...

Information on tree genetic resources vital for conservation and sustainable management of forests

(World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)) Urgent action is needed by countries to better manage forest genetic resources, to ensure that people can continue to rely on these resources for their nutrition, l...

Madagascar community association wins prestigious Equator Prize

(Wildlife Conservation Society) A community association, established and supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society since 2003, and focused on improving sustainable management of marine resources...

Conservation biology: Unique birds top conservation list

An analysis of evolutionary relationships between all of the world's known birds prioritizes some of them for conservation on the basis of their genetic uniqueness.Walter Jetz of Yale University in Ne...

Targeting enforcement where needed most in Africa's heart of biodiversity

(Wildlife Conservation Society) Scientists seeking a more efficient way of protecting the heart of Africa's wildlife -- the Greater Virunga Landscape -- have developed a method to make the most of lim...

Tropical countries' growing wealth may aid conservation

(Duke University) Attainment of upper middle income in Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Gabon, Malaysia, Peru and Thailand -- nations that contain nearly 80 percent of the world's primary tropical forests...

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Adaptive foraging behaviour of individual pollinators and the coexistence of co-flowering plants.

Although pollinators can play a central role in determining the structure and stability of plant communities, little is known about how their adaptive foraging behaviours at the individual level, e.g....

Riverine Threat Indices to Assess Watershed Condition and Identify Primary Management Capacity of Agriculture Natural Resource Management Agencies.

Managers can improve conservation of lotic systems over large geographies if they have tools to assess total watershed conditions for individual stream segments and can identify segments where conserv...

The role of social values in the management of ecological systems.

The concept of value is central to the practice and science of ecological management and conservation. There is a well-developed body of theory and evidence that explores concepts of value in differen...

Building Capacity for Protected Area Management in Lao PDR.

Declining biodiversity in protected areas in Laos is attributed to unsustainable exploitation of natural resources. At a basic level, an important need is to develop capacity in academic and professio...

Prioritising in situ conservation of crop resources: A case study of African cowpea (Vigna unguiculata).

Conserving crop wild relatives (CWR) is critical for maintaining food security. However, CWR-focused conservation plans are lacking, and are often based on the entire genus, even though only a few tax...

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