Conservation Dogs – Mother Nature’s Best Friend?
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Conservation Dogs – Mother Nature’s Best Friend?

Dogs possess a unique blend of intelligence, resilience and sensitivity, which combined with their willingness to work with people who are committed to working with them has earned them the well-respected title of man’s best friend. As environmental awareness is increasing along with the recognition that we are experiencing an alarming loss of biodiversity, how … Continue reading

Wolf Fact Number 8 – Wolves and Disease
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Wolf Fact Number 8 – Wolves and Disease

Do diseases have a role in ecology?….To put it simply..Yes! Populations sizes cannot grow indefinitely. In population ecology you will often hear of the term ‘carrying capacity’. This is simply the population size at which the population growth rate equates to zero. Reproduction, mortality. immigration and emigration are the four processes that strongly influence population … Continue reading

Today’s Wolf Awareness Fun Fact – Wolves and Prey
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Today’s Wolf Awareness Fun Fact – Wolves and Prey

So do Wolves hunt their prey to extinction? Since reintroducing wolves into Yellowstone National Park, our understanding of how ecosystems function has radically developed. An ecological effect known as a ‘trophic cascade’ has being identified, showing us that wolves are initiating a more natural ecosystem balance. But what is a ‘trophic cascade’ and how are … Continue reading