Posts Tagged ‘invasive’

The Eucalyptus Genome

Monday, June 16th, 2014
eucalyptus, genome, invasive

Can the genome of this often invasive tree remake its image as a biofuel resource of the future?

Fighting Invasive Species

Monday, May 19th, 2014
invasive, non-native, IUCN, species

Would a global classification system of invasive species help combat them?

Dispatch from Ethiopia: Curse of the Church Forests

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Ethiopia, forest, invasive, conservation, eucalyptus, gum tree, coptic, Africa, tree

Once seen as a solution to deforestation, eucalyptus trees have become a serious threat to the native forests of Ethiopia.

Fragmentation and Extinction

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
thailand, habitats, fragmentation, habitat, extinction, mammals, invasive, rats, species

How does habitat fragmentation affect extinction rates?

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, July 19th, 2013
lionfish, Luiz Rocha, caribbean, Brazil, Belize, invasive, species, coral, reefs, fish, submersible, dives

As invasive lionfish spread throughout the Caribbean and farther south, researchers are learning more about these damaging fish.

Birds and Climate Change

Friday, July 12th, 2013
birds, climate, change, global warming, great tits, oxford, Jack Dumbacher, temperature, invasive, species

How will climate change affect different species? Will organisms be able to adapt quickly enough to survive in a rapidly changing environment?

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