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As one salamander species on the verge of local extinction loses ground to another, WVU researchers attempt to save both | State and region

by on May 26, 2021 0

Two of West Virginia’s mountain-loving species of salamanders are struggling for resources and space as climate change threatens their habitats. Researchers at West Virginia University’s Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design have crept in to figure out how to preserve them both. Herpetologist Donald Brown, assistant professor of wildlife and fisheries resources...

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WVU researchers try to save two species of salamanders fighting for their territory |

by on May 25, 2021 0

MORGANTOWN – As two local salamander species battle for resources, researchers at the University of West Virginia seek to save them both. Herpetologist Donald Brown, assistant professor of wildlife and fisheries resources research, explores the effects of climate change on the already threatened Mountain Salamander Cheat, already threatened by the federal government, and its...

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Researchers document new species of African violet in Mizoram

by on May 25, 2021 0

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Education and Scientific Research (IISER) in Bhopal have documented a new species of plant belonging to the African violets family – a popular horticultural choice in herbaria and greenhouses around the world – in Mizoram . The discovery was recently documented in the peer-reviewed journal Systematic Botany (published...

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