Population ecology
Population ecology or autoecology is a sub-field of ecology that deals with the dynamics of species populations and how these populations interact with the environment. It is the study of how the popu...
Population ecology - Wikipedia
One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto
Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them---and kicked up a swarm of controversy.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Not All Islands Are An Isolated Paradise: These Are The World's Most Congested
While most people envision islands as a wonderful, isolated tropical paradise, the reality can be strikingly different, especially on the world's most congested islands.
Why are people so often wrong about their own countries?
People in 33 nations polled by the latest Ipsos Mori survey often seem clueless on wealth, immigration and other factors. Our new international survey across 33 countries shows just how wrong the worl...
Global Warming Might Lower Our Sex Drive
Another consequences of climate change has been highlighted, specifically that global warming might lower our sex drive, and lead to a decrease in birth rates worldwide. Researchers analyzed data ...
A Group Of Middle-Aged Whites In The U.S. Is Dying At A Startling Rate
Drugs, alcohol and suicide appear to be taking a toll on men and women ages 45-54 with no college education. large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rat...
Risk Of Food Shortages To Rise With Climate Change
A new report found that extreme weather in the coming decades will have an increasingly strong impact on global food supplies. The chances of food shortages and extreme price hikes could triple by 204...
A Renegade Photographer Got Inside This Lawless Chinese City 119 Times Denser Than New York
In present-day China, the ongoing plan is to move 250 million people from farms into its developing megacities. That might boggle your mind, but the most heavily populated country in the world tends t...
The Solution To Feeding The World's Growing Population Doesn't Require Any Sunlight Or Soil
The world’s population keeps growing and we keep using up the Earth’s land to grow more food – so what happens when traditional agriculture can no longer meet the demands of all those hungry bellies? ...
New Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing
The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount of pesticides we spray (especially in North America) on our food that ha...
Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures
How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people.
Global flood toll to triple by 2030
People affected by river flooding worldwide could triple by 2030, with climate change and population growth the main factors, says a new report.
Study: A Winning Sports Team Means People Have Sex
Researchers in Barcelona "infer that the heightened euphoria following a victory can cultivate hedonic sensations."
Royal Pains: Why Queen Honeybees Are Living Shorter, Less Productive Lives
Plus, why colony collapse disorder is not that big a deal anymore
Microbial population biology
Microbial population biology is the application of the principles of population biology to microorganisms.
Microbial population biology, in practice, is the application of population ecology and p...
Polymorphism
Polymorphism, polymorphic or polymorph may refer to:
One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto
Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them---and kicked up a swarm of controversy.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Not All Islands Are An Isolated Paradise: These Are The World's Most Congested
While most people envision islands as a wonderful, isolated tropical paradise, the reality can be strikingly different, especially on the world's most congested islands.
Global Warming Might Lower Our Sex Drive
Another consequences of climate change has been highlighted, specifically that global warming might lower our sex drive, and lead to a decrease in birth rates worldwide. Researchers analyzed data ...
A Group Of Middle-Aged Whites In The U.S. Is Dying At A Startling Rate
Drugs, alcohol and suicide appear to be taking a toll on men and women ages 45-54 with no college education. large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rat...
Population growth
In biology, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population. The population growth rate is the rate at which the number of individuals in a population increases in a giv...
Generalized Lotka-Volterra equation
The generalized Lotka–Volterra equations are a set of equations which are more general than either the competitive or predator-prey examples of Lotka–Volterra types. They can be used to m...
Biolink zones
Biolink zones are a land use category developed for biodiversity conservation and landscape adaptation under changing climates. Biolink zone was first coined in 1992 to encapsulate a potential new lan...
Delayed density dependence
In population ecology delayed density dependence describes a situation where population growth is controlled by negative feedback operating with a time lag.
Delayed density dependence has been use...
Emerging infectious disease
An emerging infectious disease (EID) is an infectious disease whose incidence has increased in the past 35 years and could increase in the near future. Emerging infections account for at least 12% of ...
Animal population control
Population control is the practice of artificially altering the size of any population. It typically refers to the act of limiting the size of an animal population so that it remains manageable, as op...