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Bioassessment leads to better quality water monitoring in Honduras

A biotic index is being developed to monitor water quality in Cusuco National Park, Honduras. Currently only chemical and physical parameters are considered, which provide only a snapshot of conditions in this vital freshwater resource.

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Tarantula species rediscovered after 100 years

A new record for Honduras of a tarantula species is one of the outcomes of a survey carried out in Cusuco over summer 2011

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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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Groundwater survey reveals new records and species

A systematic survey of groundwater crustaceans in the Republic of Ireland has yielded a number of first records and species new to science.

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Mangroves reveal more robust coral species

Studies into coral growth in extreme environments have revealed that some species are more robust than previously thought, and capable of withstanding light deprivation for many days.

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new form of coral for Honduras

New hard coral species reported in Honduras

New data collected on coral reefs in Honduras has reported one new species and several new forms of hard corals.

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