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Population Biology

Fostered flamingos just as friendly

Credit: Paul Rose Flamingo chicks raised by foster parents from another flamingo species develop normally, scientists say. Six Chilean flamingo chicks were reared by Andean flamingos - a species of similar size and…

New wasp species discovered in Norway

A brand new species of parasitic cuckoo wasp was discovered based on its clever use of pheromonesCredit: Photo: Arnstein Staverløkk, NINA, CC BY3. Cuckoo wasps - also called emerald wasps - are some of the most beautiful insects we…

Capturing the complex

Researchers create the first global assessment of cumulative human impacts to at-risk marine species over time (Santa Barbara, Calif.) -- Despite the fact that our planet is mostly ocean and human maritime activity is more intense than it…

Building a culture of high-quality data

The era of big data has inundated nearly all scientific fields with torrents of newly available data with the power to stimulate new research and enable inquiry at scales not previously possible. This is particularly true for ecology,…