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Genetic diversity is the building block that allows populations to vary in response to environmental changes, hence the more diversity, the better.
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The speed of environmental change is very challenging for wild organisms. When exposed to a new environment individual plants and animals can potentially adjust their biology to better cope with new pressures they are exposed to -- this is known as phenotypic plasticity.
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Mass coral bleaching events are making it harder for some species of reef fish to identify competitors, new research reveals. Scientists studying reefs across five Indo-Pacific regions found that the ability of butterflyfish individuals to identify competitor species and respond appropriatel
A new species of microalgae was found in water from a home aquarium. While analyzing DNA samples taken from the algae, researchers from the University of Tokyo discovered Medakamo hakoo, whose DNA sequence didn't match any on record. This new species is the smallest known freshwater green al
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In the water from a home aquarium, a brand-new species of microalgae was discovered. While analyzing DNA samples taken from the algae, researchers from the University of Tokyo discovered Medakamo hakoo, whose DNA sequence didn't match any on record.
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In a joint operation, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Karnataka Forest Department have recovered 139 animals belonging to 48 different species, including 34 that were listed species under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (C
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Researchers report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store more atmospheric carbon and maintaining the biodiversity of forests in Africa. If the already critically endangered elephants become extinct, rainforest of central and west Africa, the second largest rainforest
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China is overfishing, dumping waste into marine protected areas, polluting air, water and land alike, disturbing and destroying the coral reefs, and killing protected fish species.
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China is often found guilty of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices, targeting prohibited species, causing irreversible environmental damage as well as intelligence gathering, espionage and space tracking.
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Bird watchers and authorities spotted species of native and exotic birds in the Asian water bird Census in Maharashtra's Nagpur.
Research led by a University of Maryland team has identified the first inter-species, signalling pathway between an arthropod parasite and host, where molecules in the blood of a host animal trigger the immunity and development of a parasite.
In a recent study, researchers at North Carolina State University discovered that ants did not modify their behaviour in response to rising temperatures and remained in suboptimal microhabitats even when ideal ones were there. The discovery shows that ants may be unable to change their behav