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Termite study challenges popular theories of physiology and evolution

The speed with which an organism consumes energy is known as the metabolic rate. It is important because it dictates the speed of energy flows through ecosystems. Often, the total energy of an ecosystem is concentrated (in the form of living matter) in relatively few organisms, such as plants and insects. Thus, it is important to know what determines the metabolic rate of these organisms.
 

Researcher from UFAC launches book on birds of Acre

The proposal of the book Aves do Acre, by Dr. Edson Guilherme, was to group in a single volume all the information obtained on the birds of Acre. 

A frog uses chemical recognition to live in colonies of leaf-cutting ants

de Lima Barros, A., López-Lozano, J.L. & Lima, A.P. Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2016). doi:10.1007/s00265-016-2223-y

The Installation of a new research module by PPBio in Mato Grosso.

The Sinop Regional Center for The Biodiversity Research Program - PPBio - is installing a sixth research module at the Ronuro River Ecological Station in the state of Mato Grosso. Coordinated by researcher Dr Domingos de Jesus Rodrigues, its main objective the long-term monitoring and evaluation of the effects of environmental and climate change on biodiversity.

2 of Continental Chelonia Evaluation Cycle in Brazil, how to collaborate?

In 2016, the National Center for Research and conservation Reptiles and Amphibians (RAN/ICMBio) He starte

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