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PLOS Biology: Revisiting an Old Riddle: What Determines Genetic Diversity Levels within Species?

PLOS Biology: Revisiting an Old Riddle: What Determines Genetic Diversity Levels within Species? | Conservation & Oceans | Scoop.it

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Understanding why some species have more genetic diversity than others is central to the study of ecology and evolution, and carries potentially important implications for conservation biology. Yet not only does this question remain unresolved, it has largely fallen into disregard. With the rapid decrease in sequencing costs, we argue that it is time to revive it.

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Sylvia Earle's TED Prize wish to protect our oceans | Video on TED.com

First step: Understand our 'Life support system'

Second one: Try not to mess it up

 

TED Talks Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet.

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PLOS Biology: What to Do When the Oceans Rise

PLOS Biology: What to Do When the Oceans Rise | Conservation & Oceans | Scoop.it

Let' s think about it in order to be prepared

 

PLOS Biology is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that features works of exceptional significance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface with other disciplines.

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