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First sequencing of Canada lynx genome

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in collaboration with the Vertebrate Genome Laboratory (VGL), New York, this week are publishing the first-ever whole...

Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife

Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research by a Penn State scientist. A new...

Recreational fisheries pose threat to skittish sea turtles

Every summer, thousands of amateur scallopers flock to the warm coastal waters of Florida's Crystal River region, anchor their boats and reap the delicious...

Garden seed diet for threatened turtle doves has negative impact

Young turtle doves raised on a diet of seeds from non-cultivated arable plants are more likely to survive after fledging than those relying on...

Large fenced reserves an effective way to bring wolves back

Research, led by the University of Sussex and the University of Kent, indicates that for wolves to be effective at directly reducing red deer...

Deer fawns more likely to survive in agricultural landscapes

The cruel truth is that throughout the white-tailed deer's range only about half of all fawns live to see their first birthday -- most...

Crowded urban areas have fewer songbirds per person

People in crowded urban areas - especially poor areas - see fewer songbirds such as tits and finches, and more potential "nuisance" birds, such...

Increased scientific rigor will improve wildlife management

Wildlife management relies on rigorous science that produces reliable knowledge because it increases accurate understanding of the natural world and informs management decisions. A...

Drone photos offer better data on key Antarctic species

Scientists in Antarctica have demonstrated a cheaper, faster and simpler way to gauge the condition of leopard seals, which can weigh more than a...

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US

Researchers at Colorado State University and The Ohio State University have found that a cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit...