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Is YouTube promoting the exotic pet trade?

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are concerned video sharing platforms such as YouTube could be contributing to the normalisation of exotic pets and encouraging the exotic pet trade. In a study, published inĀ PLOS OneĀ , researchers analysed the reactions of people to videos on YouTube involving human interactions with exotic animals and found those reactions […]

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An update on the ‘Biodiversity Arks’ paper

An update on the ‘Averting a biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas‘ paper, released on the 25th July 2012, which investigates the plight of protected tropical reserves around the planet. The paper features Professor Corey Bradshaw as a senior author and was covered in this blog release. A month after the anticipated release of […]

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