biodiversity

Cities and their rising impacts on biodiversity - a global overview

Published: 9Dec2019

Cities and their rising impacts on biodiversity versity. To gain a clearer picture of the situation, an international group of scientists, including Professor Andrew Gonzalez from McGill’s Biology...

Scientists identify key knowledge gaps in sustainability research

Published: 31Oct2019

Call for more relevant, solutions-focused research to address the social-ecological crisis

Greater local earthworm diversity in temperate regions than in the tropics

Published: 24Oct2019

Surprisingly, in any single location, there are typically more earthworms and more earthworm species found in temperate regions than in the tropics, according to a study published this week in...

Are humans changing animal genetic diversity worldwide?

Published: 22Oct2019

Human population density and land use is causing changes in animal genetic diversity, according to researchers at McGill University....

Mapping global biodiversity change

Published: 17Oct2019

A new study, published in Science, which focuses on mapping biodiversity change in marine and land ecosystems shows that loss of biodiversity is most prevalent in the tropic, with changes in marine...

The importance of ‘edge populations’ to biodiversity

Published: 17Dec2018

More than two-thirds of Canada’s biodiversity is made up of species that occur within the country’s borders only at the very northern edge of their range. Biologists have long debated how much...

The spiders who came in from the cold

Published: 29Oct2018

A sprawling study of spiders across northern Canada has turned up more than 100 species in provinces or territories where they had never before been recorded. The findings, by researchers from...

Science Literacy Week: The Wonderful World of Pollinators

22Sep201811:00
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Join us during Science Literacy Week for a fun-filled outdoor

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