Bears (and we) need more forests

The new EU Biodiversity Strategy plans to increase the quantity, quality and resilience of European Union’s forests. However, the actions proposed are too simplistic. Read more at the letter in Science “Misguided forest action in EU Biodiversity Strategy” by Nuria Selva and Coauthors. You can also watch the video prepared by […]

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Bears in Tatra rest from people

We highly recommend an article about the new research conducted by our team together with colleagues from the Tatra National Park during restrictions on access to forests and protected areas, introduced due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic. Tomasz Zwijacz-Kozica and Agnieszka Sergiel, responsible for the physiological laboratory at the IOP PAS, […]

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What is “megafauna”?

“Megafauna” has fascinated humans since our origins, when the large animals that we fed upon, compete with us and killed us were painted in caves. Today, we also know that megafauna play key and irreplaceable roles in ecosystems. An international team of researchers, led by Marcos Moleón from the University of Granada and with the […]

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