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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Carnivore restoration

Michael K. Stoskopf.

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation

January 2012; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 7735 words.

This chapter addresses factors in the human, animal, and environmental dimensions that affect carnivore restorations. Human dimensions examined include cultural, political, jurisdictional,...

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Disparity and Diversity

Maclaurin James and Sterelny Kim.

in What Is Biodiversity?

June 2008; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6883 words.

This chapter, which considers the idea that tracking species number does not track a second important dimension of biodiversity—phenotypic richness—focuses on the claim that diversity...

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Genome-Wide Analysis of SNPs Is Consistent with No Domestic Dog Ancestry in the Endangered Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)

Robert R Fitak, Sarah E Rinkevich and Melanie Culver.

in Journal of Heredity

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 9115 words.


The Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) was historically distributed throughout the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Extensive...

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Genetic diversity and floral width variation in introduced and native populations of a long-lived woody perennial

Jane C. Stout, Karl J. Duffy, Paul A. Egan, Maeve Harbourne and Trevor R. Hodkinson.


P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Pathology and Diseases; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution. 6206 words.

Populations of introduced species in their new environments are expected to differ from native populations, due to processes such as genetic drift, founder effects and local adaptation,...

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Genetic consequences of cladogenetic vs. anagenetic speciation in endemic plants of oceanic islands

Koji Takayama, Patricio López-Sepúlveda, Josef Greimler, Daniel J. Crawford, Patricio Peñailillo, Marcelo Baeza, Eduardo Ruiz, Gudrun Kohl, Karin Tremetsberger, Alejandro Gatica, Luis Letelier, Patricio Novoa, Johannes Novak and Tod F. Stuessy.


P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Plant Evolution; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9309 words.

Adaptive radiation is a common mode of speciation among plants endemic to oceanic islands. This pattern is one of cladogenesis, or splitting of the founder population, into diverse lineages...

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