Monthly Archives: October 2013

Saving Mr.Albertan Grizzly

Photo of a grizzly bear by (CPAWS_southernalberta.org) Let’s say you are living in a gigantic mansion and consuming the most delicious dishes. One day, terrorists attack your place, stealing everything and bombing your place. How would you feel? How would … Continue reading

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Investigating the Impact of Human Disturbances on Grizzly Bear Population

Photo of a grizzly bear by (CPAWS_southernalberta.org) Grizzly bear populations are under increasing threat of mortality due to anthropogenic development in its habitats in western North America and Eurasia. In Alberta, Canada, the rapid landscape modification arising from heavy resource … Continue reading

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Not a Childhood Fantasy

(Photo Courtesy of http://upload.wikimedia.org) Do you remember that small patch of forest near your house that you use to play in as a child? I do. I remember it as a lush, vibrant play area full of flora and fauna. The … Continue reading

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The Impact of Forest Fragmentation on Native Small Mammals

(Photo Courtesy of http://upload.wikimedia.org) For species of small mammals in fragmented forest habitats as little as twenty five years could lead to extinction. By studying forest fragments, on the Chiew Larn Reservoir in southern Thialand that were caused by a massive … Continue reading

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The Impact of Carnivorous Species Extinction on Indirectly Interacting Species

  (Photo by wildaboutants, http://blog.wildaboutants.com/2010/05/04/oleander-aphids-on-milkweed/) The latest research on the effect that species have on each other has led to unprecedented conclusions that present challenging new directions for future conservation effort.  Previous knowledge of species’ population fluctuation and extinction did not … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect of Carnivore Extinction

  (Photo by wildaboutants, http://blog.wildaboutants.com/2010/05/04/oleander-aphids-on-milkweed/) When you’re playing a game of dominos, it’s easy to see what the outcome will be. When one piece falls, all the other pieces begin to drop too, one by one, as long as they are … Continue reading

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Rainforest species rise in trophic level after forest logging, study says

There are many known fatalities of habitat destruction in rain forests; however, not much focus is given to the trophic system, or how the ecosystem interacts as a whole. Faculty from institutions across the globe came together to understand how … Continue reading

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