Top Posts & Pages
- The Butterfly Effect: How a Little (Climate) Change Can Lead to Chaos
- Deforestation Poses Threat to Sumatran Tiger Population
- Cattle-grazing: Can it really destroy ecosystems?
- Culture Causes Conservation- snow leopards protected by Buddhist monasteries
- After 52 years of war: A new opportunity to discover Colombia’s biodiversity
- More Than Just Earthworms: Decomposers and Their Contribution to Plant Biodiversity
- How important is soil depth in ecology?
- The ecological effects and implications of coral mining and natural disturbances
- A World and Winners and Losers: How Habitat Fragmentation Leads to Loss of Endemic Species
- Is the Clearing of Alien/Invasive Species in South Africa Cost-Effective?
Category Archives: Conservation Blogs 2012-2013
We’ve all been told to hush up by our parents. Whether that was usually an act with our safety in mind rather than one of irritation we can probably guess, but how alarm signaling works in animal species has been … Continue reading
It’s not only humans and primates who can assess when it’s most appropriate to hush their noisy young; a new study shows birds can do it too. Parents assess the vulnerability of their brood and only make alarm calls when … Continue reading
Almost everyone has seen them: stray cats that are homeless and live outside, or cats whose owners allow them to spend time outdoors. Regardless of the type of outdoor cat, there are those who say these cats catch pests and … Continue reading
Study of key stakeholders finds key differences and similarities of opinion, perceived risks, and management strategies of outdoor cats
For years, there has been conflict over how to manage outdoor cats, with the liveliest debate occurring between wildlife advocates and animal rights activists, two key stakeholders in this issue. According to a Florida research team, there is significant difference … Continue reading
Coral reefs are vast treasure chests just dying to be tapped and discovered. They offer homes to hundreds of thousands of creatures, as well as are fantastic for minerals used for many medicines and are even found in the cosmetics … Continue reading
Researchers have long been studying how the pollution and runoff from the surrounding earth affect the surrounding aquatic environments. They took note of the fact that when most terrestrial ecosystems are preserved, the solutions that were regularly implemented had not … Continue reading