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Whole-tree logging may not hinder plant biodiversity -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


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When it comes to timber harvesting, removing the whole tree -- from stump to twigs -- doesn't reduce plant diversity any more than old-fashioned logging, which ...
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Wicked evolution: Can we address the sociobiological dilemma of pesticide resistance? - Science Magazine


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Resistance to insecticides and herbicides has cost billions of U.S. dollars in the agricultural sector and could result in millions of lives lost to insect-vectored diseases. We mostly continue to use pesticides as if resistance is a temporary issue ...

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


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Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree

Fremont - United States

Overview of the archaeological discovery that revealed until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago modern humans shared this planet with a totally different species of human being, Homo floresiensis.

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    Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree
    New discoveries on the Indonesian island of Flores are revealing that until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago, modern humans shared this planet with a different human species.

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