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Spanish scientists warn: Urgent need for planning of renewable energies to safeguard biodiversity

Spanish researchers warn in a letter that the new projects for renewable enery plants in Spain will affect hundreds of thousands of hectares and that there is no way to offset the huge quantity of...

A new subspecies of Manx shearwater to the Canary Islands

The taxonomy of Procellariiformes, particularly petrels and shearwaters, is still unresolved. The Manx shearwater Puffinus puffinus is one of the best studied seabirds worldwide. Most of the...

Mapping the footprints of habitat destruction and overexploitation over time

Habitat destruction and overexploitation are the main threats to biodiversity and where they co?occur, their combined impact is often larger than their individual one. Yet, detailed knowledge of...

Balancing Impacts of Range-shifting Species: Invasive Disruption vs. Biodiversity Benefits

Climate change will cause species to shift their ranges to survive. Although the impacts of range-shifting species can vary from minor to massive, considerations of species movements in the context...

The extinction of the Andalusian Buttonquail

Extinction risk is often associated with intrinsic species traits such as larger size, higher trophic level, narrower habitat niche or smaller distribution area. Despite this, fast extinctions can...