IUCN World Conservation Congress

Registration » The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 will cover seven themes. The IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together the global nature conservation community, including top international [...]

6th International EcoSummit (Online EcoSummit 2021)

Building a sustainable and desirable future Live-streamed and interactive - Gold Coast, Australia Registration » Please note that to join the conference live you must register [...]

Discovery without Destruction: a minimally invasive approach to new species

A new study by Ziegler and Sargony (2021) has demonstrated how non-invasive methods can be used to record and catalogue new species of megafauna. Traditional methods including collecting specimens to handle physically which, aside from killing the specimen, can also damage the structures of the organism - impairing proper scientific understanding. While non-destructive imaging techniques have proven effective in describing novel species of small organisms this is the first time it has be utilised for a deep-sea megafauna, the cirrate octopus - Grimpoteuthis imperator.

2021-05-08T07:59:04-05:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Science News, Species News|Tags: , , |
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