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  1. Dynamics of multiple signalling systems: animal communication in a world in fluxRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Trends in Ecology & Evolution , Vol. 25, No. 5. , pp. 292-300, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2009.11.003 The ubiquity of multiple signalling is a long-standing puzzle in the study of animal communication: given the costs of producing and receiving signals, why use more than a single cue? Focusing on sexually selected signals, I argue that dynamic variation in selection pressures can often explain why multiple signals coexist.

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  2. Common Ground: Artists in the EvergladesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... residency. On , there will be a panel discussion on "Everything everGLADES," an in-depth discussion on the ecology and sustainability, social justice and the arts in Group and class tours are welcome during public hours as well as at other times ...

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  3. Treehugger TuesdayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The City Birder

    ... under careful management and conservation measures," study author Cole Monnahan, a doctoral student in quantitative ecology and resource management at University of Washington, said in a statement. Blue whales are the largest and heaviest animals on ...

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  4. Tigers, pandas and people: Recipe for conservation insightRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Now, as this science matures, researchers are showing that it's useful to compare apples and oranges. In the journal Ecology & Society, Michigan State University scientists show that useful insights and ways of scrutinizing wildlife and their ...

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  5. 'Bee Cause I Care Environmental Exhibit Opens in Monaco'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... is proof that extremely urban environments with an appropriate management approach can be of interest in terms of ecology and conservation. Monaco is thus becoming a key location for the protection of this fauna and the preservation of the mutual ...

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  6. Hawk program at refugeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... speaker is Giselle Smisko, director of the Avian Wildlife Center. She will offer insights into their behaviors and ecology from her firsthand knowledge of the hawks. The program is free. For more information, call the refuge at 973-702-1957, ext. ...

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  7. Conservationists demand halt to killing of Yellowstone bisonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of 3,000 to 3,500. The existing target established by federal and state bison managers is based on wildlife ecology as well as cultural, social and economic factors. The culling of wayward bison has ignited a decades-long debate over management of ...

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  8. Frequency-Dependent Selection Predicts Patterns of Radiations and BiodiversityRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... like niche availability, an alternative hypothesis can be based in frequency-dependent selection driven by the ecology in which organisms are embedded or endogenous sources mediated by gametes during fertilization. We show that genome ...

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  9. Googling Food Webs: Can an Eigenvector Measure Species' Importance for Coextinctions?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    A major challenge in ecology is forecasting the effects of species' extinctions, a pressing problem given current human impacts on the planet. Consequences of species losses such as secondary extinctions are difficult to forecast because species are not isolated, but interact instead in a complex network of ecological relationships.

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  10. Food web models: a plea for groupsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Ecology Letters , Vol. 12, No. 7. , pp. 652-662, doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01321.x The concept of a group is ubiquitous in biology.

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  11. Network structure, predator-prey modules, and stability in large food websRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Theoretical Ecology In Theoretical Ecology, Vol. 1, No. 1. , pp. 55-64, doi:10.1007/s12080-007-0007-8 Large, complex networks of ecological interactions with random structure tend invariably to instability.

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  12. Phenotypic Plasticity Opposes Species Invasions by Altering Fitness SurfaceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Understanding species invasion is a central problem in ecology because invasions of exotic species severely impact ecosystems, and because invasions underlie fundamental ecological processes. However, the influence on invasions of phenotypic plasticity, a key component of many species interactions, is unknown.

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  13. How big data is helping to save the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ITworld

    ... signs for the planet, and that's what we're really trying to do at Conservation International with TEAM [Tropical Ecology, Assessment and Monitoring Network] and with other programs." "What we do is we put camera traps, so it's kind of like Candid ...

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  14. Drought killing raptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... on record in the region. Drought is about more than just water - it's about shelter, food and the sum of a region's ecology. For example, if local rainfall is insufficient, grass and other plants will not grow as well and there will be fewer seeds ...

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  15. Third runway given the green light by government green advisersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The government's environment advisers have backed the plan to build a third runway at the airport despite concerns over its impact on marine ecology. The endorsement by the Advisory Council on the Environment means the focus will shift to the question of how the multibillion-dollar plan will be funded.

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  16. Interactions of Earth's Smallest Players Have Global ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... collaboration between Matthew Sullivan , associate professor in the University of Arizona's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology , and Steven Hallam from the University of British Columbia in Canada. "Bacteria are drivers of nutrient and ...

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  17. Applications will soon arrive for $500 million Gulf study programRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... the environment and energy production are connected. A third goal will be to advance research into the changing ecology of the Gulf Coast region including the loss of land of the Louisiana coast. "This plan seems well thought out. It addresses ...

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  18. Tripp shuts down Common Sense Bainbridge; announces new group to fight city's SMPRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... wildlife habitat and public access. The city's updated plan received final approval by the state Department of Ecology earlier this year, and Tripp said in July his group would file a lawsuit to challenge the new regulations. "For many months my ...

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  19. GMO safety, weed control top concerns as U.S. study kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... policy advice to the government. The committee members working on the GMO study include scientists specializing in ecology, genetics and crop health from universities in Wisconsin, North Carolina State University, and Michigan State University, ...

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  20. Diversion plans for the Gila would have major impact, critics sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | High Country News

    ... the largest coming in like a tsunami and the smallest barely noticeable, but they all play a critical role in the ecology of the Gila by spreading nutrients around the floodplain and re-charging the groundwater reserves that keep the riparian ...

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