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(2015-07-16)While there has been much research on the mating behaviors of birds, most attention has focused on elaborate and/or conspicuous mating displays, such as diurnal songs, ornaments, or mating dances. Much less attention has ...
Life and death in a corn desert oasis: reproduction, mortality, genetic diversity, and viability of Illinois' last Eastern Massasauga population (2016-07-12)Biodiversity is being lost at an unprecedented rate globally, with the primary driver being habitat loss and fragmentation. As natural habitats contract, species are forced into small often fragmented populations at increased ...
(2015-11-11)Global climate change is expected to alter seawater conditions and marine ecosystems. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts that sea surface pH will decrease by 0.06 - 0.32 pH units and temperature ...