We will use DNA extracted from museum specimens of four bird species that went extinct in North America in the Twentieth Century to determine the sizes and distributions of their populations leading up to their final days.
When the environment changes, why do some species survive and others vanish? We seek answers to this question in the past and present traces left by the four closely related members of the charismatic Callipepla quail.
The Northwest Shark Preservation Society is a research organization based on the study and conservation of sharks. Help us achieve our 501(c)3 status that will enable us to obtain larger grants and continue our research.
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