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four wolves cluster together in the snow next to a tree. one wolf at the front looks out into the distance.
Toxoplasma-Infected Wolves More Likely to Lead Packs, Study Finds
The parasite appears to make infected wolves less risk-averse, potentially influencing the behavior of packs.
Toxoplasma-Infected Wolves More Likely to Lead Packs, Study Finds
Toxoplasma-Infected Wolves More Likely to Lead Packs, Study Finds

The parasite appears to make infected wolves less risk-averse, potentially influencing the behavior of packs.

The parasite appears to make infected wolves less risk-averse, potentially influencing the behavior of packs.

ecosystem dynamics
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Are We In the Midst of a Silent Mass Extinction?
Andy Carstens | Sep 22, 2022 | 7 min read
A new modeling technique aims to help scientists and policymakers detect declines in genetic diversity based on habitat loss.
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Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover
Catherine Offord | Jul 18, 2022 | 3 min read
The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.
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Reimagining Ecology, 1939
Lisa Winter | Apr 4, 2022 | 3 min read
Edward Ricketts built his laboratory just onshore from the swirling tidepools of Monterey Bay, California, an ideal backdrop against which he developed a new system for studying the ecology of any given habitat.
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Amazon Rainforest Nearing Savannah “Tipping Point”
Christie Wilcox | Mar 8, 2022 | 3 min read
Half or more of the world’s largest forest is in danger of transitioning into grassland, researchers say.
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How Ice Shelf Loss Will Change the Antarctic Ecosystem
Amanda Heidt | Oct 6, 2020 | 4 min read
Marine ecologist Jeroen Ingels discusses what is known about ice shelf loss at the southern pole and how those changes are affecting local ecosystems.
Evolution’s Quick Pace Affects Ecosystem Dynamics
Jef Akst | May 1, 2017 | 10+ min read
From fish harvests to cottonwood forests, organisms display evidence that species change can occur on timescales that can influence ecological processes.
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