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Study shows plant species' genetic responses to climate change
A study by the University of Liverpool has found that the genetic diversity of wild plant species could be altered rapidly by anthropogenic climate change.  View News Article (2015-08-27)

Climate impacts on marine biodiversity
New research into the impact of climate change has found that warming oceans will cause profound changes in the global distribution of marine biodiversity. View News Article (2015-08-25)

The Tree of Life may be a bush
New species evolve whenever a lineage splits off into several. Because of this, the kinship between species is often described in terms of a 'tree of life', where every branch constitutes a species.  View News Article (2015-08-19)

Ancient British shores teemed with life -- shows study by Bristol undergraduate
The diversity of animal life that inhabited the coastlines of South West England 200 million years ago has been revealed in a study by an undergraduate at the University of Bristol. View News Article (2015-08-17)

Humans responsible for demise of gigantic ancient mammals
Early humans were the dominant cause of the extinction of a variety of species of giant beasts, new research has revealed.  View News Article (2015-08-14)

Evolution peaks on tropical mountain
On tropical mountains, exceptional numbers of species occur. This is because temperature and environment change rapidly as elevation increases.  View News Article (2015-08-13)

Are marine organisms evolving to protect their young in response to ocean acidification?
Marine organisms living in acidified waters exhibit a tendency to nurture their offspring to a greater extent than those in more regular conditions. View News Article (2015-08-13)

Non-native marine species' spread, impact explained by time since introduction
The time since the introduction of a non-native marine species best explains its global range, according to new research by an international team of scientists led by University of Georgia ecologist James E. Byers. View News Article (2015-08-12)

Deceptive woodpecker uses mimicry to avoid competition
Birds of a feather may flock together, but that doesn't mean they share a genetic background. View News Article (2015-08-12)

Volcanic vents preview future ocean habitats
A world-first underwater study of fish in their natural environment by University of Adelaide marine ecologists has shown how predicted ocean acidification from climate change will devastate temperate marine habitats and biodiversity. View News Article (2015-08-11)

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