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Results 71 - 80 of 95 ... scientific research and advances | News and Research ... From 2010-12, hiking
in the Yellowstone backcountry, Painter re-measured 87 aspen stands previously
studied by his adviser, William Ripple, and former OSU student Eric Larsen in
1997 and 1998. Painter conducted a regional survey of
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Global decline of large herbivores may lead to an “empty landscape ...
May 1, 2015 ... An international team of wildlife ecologists led by William Ripple, Oregon State
University distinguished professor in the College of Forestry, conducted a
comprehensive analysis of data on the world's largest herbivores (more than 100
kilograms, or 220 pounds, on average), including endangerment status, ...
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Bushmeat hunting threatens mammal populations and ecosystems ...
Oct 18, 2016 ... An international team led by William Ripple, distinguished professor of ecology at
Oregon State University, analyzed data on the IUCN Red List to reach their
findings, which were published today in Royal Society Open Science, a
professional journal. The animals at risk range from large (grey ox, Bactrian ...
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Loss of large predators disrupting plant, animal and human ...
Jul 14, 2011 ... “We now have overwhelming evidence that large predators are hugely important
in the function of nature, from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains, the
tropics to the Arctic,” said William Ripple, a professor of forestry at Oregon State
University, co-author of the report and an international leader in ...
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Yellowstone transformed 15 years after the return of wolves | News ...
Dec 21, 2011 ... “Yellowstone increasingly looks like a different place,” said William Ripple, a
professor in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State
University, and lead author of a new study. “These are still the early stages of
recovery, and some of this may still take decades,” Ripple said. “But trees ...
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Conservation scientists call for global strategy to halt threatened ...
Jul 26, 2016 ... “The more I look at the trends facing the world's largest terrestrial mammals, the
more concerned I am we could lose these animals just as science is discovering
how important they are to ecosystems and to the services they provide to people,”
said William Ripple, distinguished professor of ecology in the ...
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THE ECOLOGY OF FEAR: WOLVES GONE, WESTERN ...
Dec 8, 2004 ... The studies were authored by William Ripple, a professor, and Robert Beschta, a
professor emeritus, in the OSU College of Forestry. In their research, the
scientists explore a concept that has been called "the ecology of fear." The
ecological and historical significance of wolves is only partly due to the actual ...
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Prehistoric predators kept large animals in check, shaped ecosystems
Oct 26, 2015 ... “Large predators can have a major role in limiting their prey and in determining
the structure and function of ecosystems,” said Ripple. “But scientists have
thought that the largest herbivores, such as elephants, were immune from
predation. We now know that's not the case, and based on these data from the ...
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Wolves may aid recovery of Canada lynx, a threatened species ...
Aug 30, 2011 ... “Before they were largely extirpated, wolves used to kill coyotes and also disrupt
their behavior through what we call the 'ecology of fear,'” Ripple said. “Coyotes
have a flexible, wide-ranging diet, but they really prefer rabbits and hares, and
they may also be killing lynx directly.” Between the decline of their ...
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Lewis and Clark notes reveal history of human impacts | News and ...
Nov 19, 2003 ... To help unravel the ecological mysteries of the past, Laliberte and OSU professor
of forest resources William Ripple turned to the journals of Lewis and Clark,
which were written during their historic journey from 1804-06. Thomas Jefferson,
who was a scientist and ecologist in addition to being president, ...
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