By Beth Gavrilles A new population viability model, with an accompanying web app, is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species. The method was developed by ecologists at the University of Georgia River Basin Center with support from NASA and the help of federal,...
Research published in Ecology and Evolution could guide efforts to find and conserve these as-yet unknown species
As temperatures rise, parasite infection lowers the hosts’ rate of survival
The study found 26 additional potential candidate species, including seven that occur in the continental U.S., that the authors suggest should be the first priority for further research.
Rabies is likely to appear on the Pacific coast of Peru—an area where it currently does not occur—within four years, according to a report by an international team of researchers published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.