News Archives

August 2012

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African lions discovered as permanent residents of rainforests
News biodiversity

African lions dis­cov­ered as per­ma­nent res­i­dents of rainforests

Grey parrots use reasoning where monkeys and dogs can’t
News evolution

Grey par­rots use rea­son­ing where mon­keys and dogs can’t

Widespread local extinctions in tropical forest 'remnants'
News biodiversity

Wide­spread local extinc­tions in trop­i­cal for­est ‘remnants’

Not as Dead as a Dodo – The Top Ten Species Surviving Because of Zoos
News zoos

Not as Dead as a Dodo – The Top Ten Species Sur­viv­ing Because of Zoos

United Nations launches Oceans Compact Initiative
News biodiversity

United Nations launches Oceans Com­pact Initiative

Climate change affects hibernation pattern of ground squirrels
News biodiversity

Cli­mate change affects hiber­na­tion pat­tern of ground squirrels

New group of orangutans established in Basel Zoo
News zoos

New group of orang­utans estab­lished in Basel Zoo

Climate change - higher temperatures change predator-prey relations
News evolution

Cli­mate change — higher tem­per­a­tures change predator-​prey relations

Discovery of new species initiated by pictures posted on Flickr®
News biodiversity

Dis­cov­ery of new species ini­ti­ated by pic­tures posted on Flickr®

Feral and domestic outdoor cats are huge wildlife killers
News biodiversity

Feral and domes­tic out­door cats are huge wildlife killers

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Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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