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Renewable energy developments threaten important biodiversity areas

2020-03-30

Thousands of renewable energy plants have been built in National Parks, wilderness and Key Biodiversity Areas, and thus compromise the conservation of biodiversity.

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Primate clour vision is linked to palm fruit colours

2020-02-26

The evolution of colour vision in primates might be closely linked to the availability of food plants such as palms.

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EBV 2020 workshop

2020-02-20

The EBV 2020 workshop brought together >20 scientists to advance the production of Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs).

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Trait-based assessments of climate-change impacts

2020-01-28

A set of functional traits of plants and animals can help to better forecast interdependent species responses, novel communities, and eco-evolutionary consequences of climate change.

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TRY plant trait database

2020-01-04

The TRY plant trait database now provides unprecedented data coverage under an open access data policy.

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