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  • Human caused biodiversity decline started millions of years ago

    [22 Jan 2020] The human-caused biodiversity decline started much earlier than researchers used to believe. According to a new study published in the scientific journal Ecology Letters the process was not started by our own species but by some of our ancestors.

  • Smarter birds divide into new species more often

    [13 Sep 2019] A major question in evolutionary biology is whether species´traits can affect how often they form new species. A study published today in the scientific journal Evolution shows that brain size could play such a role in birds.

  • GMV hosted research meeting about the Sustainable Development Goals

    [17 May 2019] On 7-8 of May, 80 researchers engaged with biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate modelling met to learn about the UN¿s Sustainable Development Goals, and how their research can be linked, and contribute, to the implementation of the goals.

  • Photo traps reveal new populations of wildcat in Catalonia

    [7 Apr 2019] In the Catalan region in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, scientists and naturalists are working together, to find new populations of wildcats that have remained undiscovered for decades.

  • Mountains create biodiversity

    [3 Oct 2018] Mountains are among the most biologically diverse places on Earth, but scientists have struggled to fully understand why they are so important in creating high species richness. An international research team led by Alexandre Antonelli from the University of Gothenburg has now shed new light on answering this long-standing question.

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