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Tag: biodiversity

Ant on a tree limb

Jul 9, 2019

Destination: Madagascar, the Living Laboratory

Through the Ants and Canopy Bootcamp, a group of students from the U.S. and Madagascar will explore biological diversity with NC State's Bonnie Blaimer and the California Academy of Sciences' Brian Fisher. 

Skeletonized Fraser fir trees in the forest on the summit of Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains Mountains National Park.

Mar 25, 2019

How Tree Diversity Regulates Invading Forest Pests

A study of U.S. forests reveals relationships between tree diversity and pest diversity. Results could help improve forest monitoring. 

Mar 8, 2018

Who Can Name the Most North Carolina Wildlife?

NC State researchers in environmental education study how students learn about biodiversity and whether they have an interest in conservation biology – protecting wildlife species in the future. 

Jan 19, 2017

Encore Presentation About Eastern Coyotes

Roland Kays, head of the Biodiversity Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science and an NC State research associate professor, will reprise his presentation about Easter coyotes tonight at the Hunt Library auditorium. 

Jun 7, 2016

Hiking, Hunting Have Minor Effects on Mammals in Protected Eastern Forests

Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density. 

May 5, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Garden for Native Bees

Five good reasons to take steps to make your garden welcoming to native bee species. 

Mar 20, 2015

Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems

A surprising and sobering study shows the degrading effects of habitat fragmentation.