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Cod ‘supergenes’ reveal how they are evolving in response to overfishing
Cod “supergenes” could make the fish more resilient to other environmental changes.
Fight against trophy hunting an essential priority for UK government and opposition alike
The coronavirus pandemic’s sweeping public health challenges and economic consequences have made it difficult for UK politicians to focus on their countless other policy priorities. The situation has only worsened as questions over lockdown parties at Number 10 have eaten
The last river dolphin’s death in Laos highights concerns about the Mekong
Documenting the lessons learnt from this tragic loss is critically important if we are to protect endangered species.
Forensic DNA tests offer new tool to fight illegal ivory trade
New DNA research shows how forensic experts can connect the dots within the illegal ivory trade, and make a better case to protect wildlife.
Genetic diversity is key in the conservation of lion populations
It’s in the interest of lions to focus not just on the persistence of their populations but also on their genetic diversity.
With fewer animals to spread their seeds, plants could have trouble adapting to climate change
More than half of all plants rely on wildlife to disperse their seeds. Yet trouble is on the horizon for many of them.