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New planthopper species found in southern Spain
Not much is known about the the genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which now includes six species after a new one was recently discovered in the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula in the Spanish city of Jaen. View News Article (2014-07-22)


Atlantic salmon also show capacity to adapt to warmer waters
Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, a group of scientists at the University of Oslo and University of British Columbia have discovered. The finding about Atlantic species adds to recent UBC-supported research on heat tolerance of Pacific salmon. View News Article (2014-07-18)


Scientists enlist big data to guide conservation efforts
Despite a deluge of new information about the diversity and distribution of plants and animals around the globe, "big data" has yet to make a mark on conservation efforts to preserve the planet's biodiversity. But that may soon change. View News Article (2014-07-18)


Four new species of tuco-tucos identified from Bolivia
A research team led by Scott Gardner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America.  View News Article (2014-07-18)


New mite species from a Caribbean mesophotic coral ecosystem named after J.Lo
During a recent survey of organisms collected from Bajo de Sico, a mesophotic coral reef ecosystem in Mona Passage off Puerto Rico, one pontarachnid mite species new to science was discovered. View News Article (2014-07-15)


Precipitation, not warming temperatures, may be key in bird adaptation to climate change
A new model analyzing how birds in western North America will respond to climate change suggests that for most species, regional warming is not as likely to influence population trends as will precipitation changes. View News Article (2014-07-14)


Belize's lobster, conch, and fish populations rebuild in no-take zones
A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing, but may also help re-colonize nearby reef areas. View News Article (2014-07-14)


Invasion of yellow crazy ant in a Seychelles UNESCO palm forest: Threats and solutions
The yellow crazy ant Anoplolepis gracilipes is ranked amongst the top 100 worst global invasive species and is responsible for catastrophic ecological impacts on islands. View News Article (2014-07-10)


Science and Cookies: Researchers Tap Into Citizen Science To Shed Light on Ant Diversity
Scientists from North Carolina State University and the University of Florida have combined cookies, citizen science and robust research methods to track the diversity of ant species across the United States, and are now collaborating with international partners to get a global perspective on how ants are moving and surviving in the modern world. View News Article (2014-07-08)


Jump to it! A frog's leaping style depends on the environment
A frog's jump is not as simple as it seems....Australian scientists have discovered that different species adopt different jumping styles depending on their environment. View News Article (2014-07-07)

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