The challenge presented to first years for their last class of the year was to compare the biodiversity of two different habitats. Some students, like Kate and Jill above and Jacqueline and Aurora below, chose to snorkel to do the sampling. 131 more words
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New study eyes impacts to aquatic insects
Using a vast sample of data collected in a citizen science project, researchers say they’ve been able to discern how hydropeaking affects aquatic insects that form the base of river food chains. 580 more words
Professor Sean B. Carroll explains how, if given a little breathing room, nature can bounce back in extraordinary ways. In the short version below, his example is from Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. 46 more words
Corruption does not only apply to human. Apparently, animals get affected by the action. The news shocker came from Gembira Loka Zoo of Yogyakarta province when SG, an official of the zoo, brought to the police on allegedly corruption case, last week. 495 more words
A new paper now estimates that there could be up to one trillion species on earth.
Kenneth J. Loceya, and Jay T. Lennona. Scaling laws predict global microbial diversity… 868 more words