Author: Karen Mooney

Perseverance for Preservation

By James Brown   If you have read my previous contributions to this blog you will know that I am working on the genetic variation of native Irish trees. As such I require leaf samples from across Northern Ireland as well as the Republic of Ireland. In the best case scenario I would be able […]

On closer inspection, it looks like a hare transplant

By Anthony Caravaggi      @thonoir   One of the fundamental questions asked by population ecologists, often preceded by an exasperated “Yes, but…”, is “how many are there?” A great number of subsequent questions and management decisions rely on estimates of population abundance and densities. Some survey methods allow researchers to calculate coarse estimates for […]

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