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Green turtle: The success of the reintroduction program in Cayman Islands

The reintroduction program for the green turtle in the Cayman Islands has been crucial in order to recover this species, which are threatened by...

Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size

Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say.

New ways to harness wasted methane

The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane...

Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region.

Why do Hydra end up with just a single head?

Hydra is able to regenerate any part of its body to rebuild an entire individual. The head organizer performs two opposite activities, one activating,...

Bee surveys in newest US national park could aid pollinator studies elsewhere

Declines in native bee populations are widely reported, but can existing data really analyze these trends? Entomologists report findings about pollinator biodiversity in California's...

Orchards in natural habitats draw bee diversity, improve apple production

Apple orchards surrounded by agricultural lands are visited by a less diverse collection of bee species than orchards surrounded by natural habitats.

Can a critic-turned-believer sway others? The case of genetically modified foods

When an advocate for one side of an issue announces that he or she now believes the opposite, can that message affect others' views?...

Individual lichens can have up to three fungi

Individual lichens may contain up to three different fungi, according to new research from an international team of researchers. This evidence provides new insight...

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