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Diverse forests are best at standing up to storms

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Diverse forests are best at standing up to storms

Forests that are most resilient to storms have a greater diversity of tree species and are dominated by slow growing species.

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Does biodiversity offsetting work?

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Does biodiversity offsetting work?

What influences the effectiveness of offsets schemes?

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AI tool helps ecologists monitor rare birds through their songs

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AI tool helps ecologists monitor rare birds through their songs

Researchers have developed a new deep learning AI tool that generates life-like birdsongs to train bird identification tools, helping ecologists to monitor rare species in the wild.

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Research on coral reefs is biased, according to new study

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Research on coral reefs is biased, according to new study

How is academic colonialism affecting publishing about coral reefs?

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Invasive plant species threaten 66 percent of India's natural areas

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Invasive plant species threaten 66 percent of India's natural areas

Indian scientists created a unique solution to a lack of invasive plant information.

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Is deer culling the answer to Scottish woodland regeneration?

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Is deer culling the answer to Scottish woodland regeneration?

Can deer culling help restore native Scottish pinewoods?

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Stella - The Steller's sea eagle making a stellar economic impact

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Stella - The Steller's sea eagle making a stellar economic impact

How does a Steller's sea eagle found 7K miles off course benefit the economy?

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Medicinal plants and unsustainable harvesting: a closer look

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Medicinal plants and unsustainable harvesting: a closer look

A deep dive into the use of medicinal plants and herbs

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An assessment of hope: the IPBES Invasive Alien Species Report with Helen Roy

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An assessment of hope: the IPBES Invasive Alien Species Report with Helen Roy

Helen Roy, lead author, discusses the new IPBES report on invasive alien species

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GPS helps to monitor compliance with environmental law in new study

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GPS helps to monitor compliance with environmental law in new study

How can GPS monitoring ensure compliance with environmental laws?

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Great tits in cities have paler plumage than their forest-living relatives

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Great tits in cities have paler plumage than their forest-living relatives

The researchers found that the effects of cities on great tits vary across Europe.

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Small urban greening projects can dramatically increase number of insect species in cities

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Small urban greening projects can dramatically increase number of insect species in cities

The benefits of urban greening projects are finally quantifiable with use of new method.

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Wildcat, feral or stray? The difficulties of cat categorisation explored

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Wildcat, feral or stray? The difficulties of cat categorisation explored

A new study explores the difficulties of wildcat categorisation on conservation efforts.

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How do fires in river habitats affect wildlife?

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How do fires in river habitats affect wildlife?

How do fires affect endangered Western purple-crowned fairy-wrens in riparian zones?

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Centering justice in Nature-based Solutions projects

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Centering justice in Nature-based Solutions projects

How important is the concept of justice in Nature-based Solutions conservation projects?

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