10 Apr '12, 4pm

Loss of Large Predators Altering Forest Ecosystems, Study Says

10 Apr 2012: Loss of Large Predators Altering Forest Ecosystems, Study Says A new study has found that the decline in large predators, particularly wolves, in forest systems across the Northern Hemisphere has triggered major ecosystem disruptions and loss of biodiversity . In a survey of 42 The Crucial Role of Predators: A New Perspective on Ecology Scientists have recently begun to understand the vital role played by top predators in ecosystems and the profound impacts that occur when those predators are wiped out, Caroline Fraser writes. READ THE e360 REPORT studies conducted over the past 50 years, scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) found that the loss of mammalian predators in forest ecosystems across North America, Europe and Asia — including killings to prevent ranching conflicts — has allowed an increase in populations of moose, deer, and other large herbiv...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/loss_of_large_predators_alter...

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stripes.com 13 Apr '12, 9am

LOS ANGELES — The weapon may not make the man, but it certainly makes him loom larger, according to a new study by a team ...