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What Drives Biodiversity? It’s Temperature, According To Researchers

The uneven distribution of animals on the planet has more to do with temperature differences as evidenced by skewed diversity in arctic regions when compared to the tropical regions’ abundance, says a new study.

Earth/Environment December 26, 2016

Environmental Groups Lobby For Reintroduction And Recognition Of Beavers In Scotland

Over 20 environmental groups have sent petitions to the government of Scotland to officially recognize the beaver as a native species and reintroduce it to the region.

Earth/Environment June 17, 2015

Madagascar Chameleon Turns Out To Be 11 Distinct Species Says DNA Study

Scientists from the University of Geneva in Switzerland have discovered that Madagascar's panther chameleons are actually a collection of eleven distinct species.

Earth/Environment May 26, 2015

Dinosaur-era forest fire evidence sheds light on ancient biodiversity

A team of researchers discovered that ancient forests recovered from wildfires the same way our forests today recover from it, thanks to fossil evidence. Here’s what they have to say.

Earth/Environment June 7, 2014

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