Tag: population decline

November 1, 2016

Wildlife populations down nearly 60 percent, says WWF

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently released their 10th edition of The Living Planet Report, a document that quantifies trends in global wildlife populations and other aspects of the environment....

August 19, 2015

New Infectious Tadpole Disease Discovered

Scientists have discovered that a newly identified infectious tadpole disease exists in a wide range of frog populations around the world. In a new study published in the Proceedings of the...

A common eastern bumblebee
July 17, 2015

Bee Soup: A Delicious New Method to Study Populations

Determining bee population numbers is as challenging as determining stock market trends, according to Douglas Yu, an associate professor at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom and...

April 28, 2015

And Then There Were Three: Park Wolf Numbers Decimated

Three isn’t always company — especially when the number applies to the entire remaining wolf population on Isle Royale due to warming winters and weakening genes. A researcher that helped...