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New @LifeplanProject research site added in Nunavut!
Bryan Vandenbrink @arctichominid, a @uofg graduate student, and local science rangers will monitor the site throughout the summer, collecting new #biodiversity data for the Canadian Arctic.
(Photo: B. Vandenbrink)

DNA metabarcoding reveals the intricate connections between land and marine food webs. Read more about this new research in @NatGeoUK

Sea anemones sometimes eat… ants. But why? And how?


Our collaborators in #Australia @SAMusem are featured in @CosmosMagazine.
South Australian Museum @SAMuseum
Scientists from @SAMuseum have found that, for one Fijian native bee, the arrival of early humans actually led to increased population sizes. Their findings show that human alteration of the environment isn’t always negative. Read more here:

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Arctic Bioscan is a part of the BIOSCAN research program headed by the iBOL Consortium. BIOSCAN will involve more than 1000 researchers from over 30 countries to employ DNA barcodes to speed species discovery, to probe species interactions, and to track species dynamics.

Hannah James

Manager – Media and Strategic Communications