DNA to the rescue: A first genetic approach for the conservation of the endangered great green macaw

The beautiful, yet endangered, great green macaw faces the loss of its habitat and the illegal pet trade. The...

10,000 years of climate and environmental changes in Jamaica, a biodiverse tropical island

Jamaica is a highly biodiverse island in the Caribbean, but its ecological resources are threatened by climate...

Is there climate-smart coffee? A search for resilient arabica varietals in Costa Rica

Over 80% of adults in the US drink coffee, and it also plays a key role in the livelihoods of farmers all over...

The highway of death: Snakes vs cars

Within reptiles, snakes are the group most affected by roads due to factors intrinsic to their ecology and their...

How do you know a surgeon in training is ready to operate independently?

I am trying to find a cheap, easy and reliable way to grade the skill of surgeons in training. Experts can judge...

Conservation Genetics of the Endangered Seychelles Magpie-Robin (Copsychus sechellarum)

My research concerns the population genetics of the Seychelles Magpie Robin. This species is listed as 'Endangered...

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