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TESS’s Bill Laurance argues that Madagascar’s voters can save their environment by backing the right president

TESS’s Bill Laurance argues that Madagascar’s voters can save their environment by backing the right president

What links Brazil and Madagascar? Both are renowned for their biodiversity and face the prospect of an autocratic leader bent on destroying their nation's environment for short-term gain.

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Drought experiment led by TESS’s Susan Laurance celebrated along with Daintree Rainforest Crane

Drought experiment led by TESS’s Susan Laurance celebrated along with Daintree Rainforest Crane

This week marks the twentieth birthday for the towering crane that stands at the heart of James Cook University’s Daintree Rainforest Observatory (DRO) at Cape Tribulation

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 TESS team discovers trees respond to droughts by altering their internal plumbing

TESS team discovers trees respond to droughts by altering their internal plumbing

Relative to controls, drought‐affected individuals of different tree species variously exhibited trait measures consistent with increasing hydraulic safety.

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Tess team says road-building explosion in Indonesian Borneo is 'scary'

Tess team says road-building explosion in Indonesian Borneo is 'scary'

We found that planned and ongoing road and rail-line developments will have many detrimental ecological impacts, including fragmenting large expanses of intact forest.

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TESS’s Kearrin Sims underscores risks of Chinese infrastructure for wild elephants

TESS’s Kearrin Sims underscores risks of Chinese infrastructure for wild elephants

Can the Land of a Million Elephants Survive the Belt and Road? Chinese-funded projects in Laos could hasten the eradication of the elephant population

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TESS's Damien Paris and team have a plan for low-ranked African wild dogs to be part of the breeding cycle and help endangered species to survive

TESS's Damien Paris and team have a plan for low-ranked African wild dogs to be part of the breeding cycle and help endangered species to survive

Sperm banking and AI could benefit endangered African wild dog conservation. However, it is unclear whether their dominance hierarchy causes a decrease in reproductive and sperm quality parameters in subordinate males that typically do not breed.

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TESS's Damien Paris and team have discovered that tropical heat is no good for the love life of pigs

TESS's Damien Paris and team have discovered that tropical heat is no good for the love life of pigs

Summer infertility continues to undermine pig productivity, costing the pig industry millions in annual losses.

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TESS team shows rising sea levels & climate change imperil Bengal Tiger

TESS team shows rising sea levels & climate change imperil Bengal Tiger

By 2070, there will be no suitable tiger habitats remaining in the Bangladesh Sundarbans.  Climate change will have a more pronounced effect on tiger habitats than that of sea level rise in the area.

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TESS team highlights development dangers for Indonesian nature and indigenous people

TESS team highlights development dangers for Indonesian nature and indigenous people

Home to such unusual creatures as Tree-Kangaroos and Birds of Paradise, New Guinea is exceptional not only for the uniqueness of its fauna and flora but also its astonishing cultural diversity — with more than 700 indigenous societies and languages.

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