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Island Endemic

Herding pipits: genes and traits important for ecological adaptation across islands

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As we face an elevated rate of biodiversity loss globally, largely due to changes in climate and habitat degradation, it is becoming increasingly important to understand what drives species to adapt to changing environments. What allows some individuals or populations to thrive while others are unable to adapt, and ultimately face extinction? The answer lies not only in ecological and anthropogenic factors but also with species biology. Read More...