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Drone photography allows scientists to measure marine mammals without a catch

Scientists in Antarctica recently tested a novel technique to measure the body size and mass of wildlife — aerial photography. The method, used on...

As temperatures rise, meerkat pups feel the heat

Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) pups are gaining less body mass and surviving in fewer numbers as the daily maximum air temperature has risen in the...

Court forces Ecuador government to protect Indigenous Waorani during COVID-19

Espisona said the community filed a motion to the judge on the morning of June 19, requesting she modify this response to include the...

For the Caiçaras, environmental laws in Brazil at odds with tradition

The origin of the Caiçaras trace back to the early mixture of indigenous tribes, European settlers and African slaves in Brazil.For the last 300...

Can resilience thinking provide a way forward? (commentary)

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into a collective moment of disruption that demands a long, hard look at the ways in which...

Studies reveal resilience in kelp forests

Nearly half a century since they were first formally surveyed (in 1973), the kelp forests of Tierra del Fuego remain relatively unchanged. Like many marine...

Salvadoran fishermen ditch blast fishing for artificial reefs

Birth of the artificial reefs In the mid-2000s, government officials and NGOs began organizing community meetings to discuss the harm of blast fishing....
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