ecology

NATURE | How warp-speed evolution is transforming ecology

Published: 31Jan2018

Even for the most common processes, such as changes in population size or food chains, ecologists must take evolution into consideration, researchers say. “Everybody realized rapid evolution was...

How fear alone can cause animal extinction

Published: 27Jul2017

“It has been something of a mystery why predators are so important in animal extinctions,” says Kyle Elliott, an assistant professor in McGill University’s Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences and...

Taking stock of the world’s lakes

Published: 15Dec2016

The total shoreline of the world’s lakes is more than four times longer than the global ocean coastline. And if all the water in those lakes were spread over the Earth’s landmass, it would form a...

Cutting Edge lecture in Science: Warm Bodies in Cold Places

18Oct201218:00

by Murray Humphries (Depart Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald College).

Scientists scan horizon for future invasive species challenges

Published: 4May2017

Shipping and mining in the Arctic. The spread of invasive microbial pathogens around the world. Changing agricultural practices. Use of genomic-modification tools. Those are among the 14 most...

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‘Blue-green algae’ proliferating in lakes

Published: 26Feb2015

The organisms commonly known as blue-green algae have proliferated much more rapidly than other algae in lakes across North America and Europe over the past two centuries – and in many cases the...

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