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Climate Change Threat To Tropical Plants

Tropical plants closer to the equator are most at risk from climate change because it is expected to become too hot for many species to germinate in the next 50 years, UNSW researchers have found.

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‘Mind-Blowing’ Antarctic Scenery, Wildlife Highlight Research Trip

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa PhD student Fabien Vivier may have experienced the trip of his lifetime recently as part of a three-week expedition to Antarctica.

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A Dust Plume to Remember

While dust routinely blows across the Atlantic Ocean, scientists rarely see plumes as large and dense with particles as the one that darkened Caribbean skies in June 2020.

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Treatments Tested for Invasive Pest on Allium Crops

Native to Europe but discovered in Pennsylvania in 2015, the Allium leafminer is a fly whose larvae feed on crops in the Allium genus, including onions, garlic and leeks.

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UM Bio Station Researchers Unlock Mystery of Subterranean Stoneflies

In a new study published in the scientific journal Ecology, researchers from the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station may have unlocked a mystery surrounding unique aquatic insects in the Flathead watershed.

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Feeds of the Future

University of Göttingen research team investigates the influence of insect and microalgae feeds on meat quality

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Alarming Long-Term Effects of Insecticides Weaken Ant Colonies

This study highlights the need to overthink current deployment and management of chemical pest control for more sustainable agriculture.

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How to Bring Con­ser­va­tion Mes­saging Into Wild­life-Based Tour­ism

Authors found that conservation messaging is virtually absent from many mainstream wildlife-based tourism operations.

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Knowledge of Severe Storm Patterns May Improve Tornado Warnings

A radar signature may help distinguish which severe storms are likely to produce dangerous tornadoes, potentially leading to more accurate warnings, according to scientists.

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Surprising Mammal Diversity Discovered in Bidoup Nui Ba NP

New surveys have revealed surprising mammal biodiversity in Bidoup Nui Ba National Park (Bidoup Nui Ba NP), a large protected area located in the southern part of the Annamites range.

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