Tag Archives: biodiversity

DNA barcoding reveals extent of arthropod biodiversity

The once impossible task of identifying all specimens within a large field collection of arthropod has been remedied using DNA barcoding

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Establishing baseline data on bats for REDD+ verification

Vital baseline information on bats is being collated at Iwokrama Forest in Guyana. The data will provide indications of wider species diversity and abundance.

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Conserving the grasslands of Transylvania

Southern Transylvania’s relatively unspoilt countryside yields a glimpse of an older Europe and the grasslands of Transylvania contain a wealth of biodiversity but are increasingly under threat

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Ecological assessment tool launched

A new web-based tool has been developed to help planners determine ecologically-valuable locations outside of protected areas

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Ants on figs

Mapping the fig wasp across three continents

A detailed picture of the biogeography and diversification of a key fig wasp subfamily is the result of research spanning three continents

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Conserving one of Europe’s last great lowland landscapes

A project is working with farmers in Romania to conserve one of Europe’s most extensive surviving High Nature Value farmed landscapes

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The fisheries value of mangroves in Honduras

Mangroves may increase the abundance of coral-reef fish, according to a new study.

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