Posts Tagged ‘Censuses’

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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Boreal bird species of conservation concern affected by climate change

18 Dec 2012A protected area network should ensure the maintenance of biodiversity, but climate is changing rapidly, thereby creating further demand for the protected area network to be efficient in preserving biota. Due to climate change species ranges…

Kenyan elephant numbers plummet by 1000 in four years

Samburu/Laikipia population , the country's second largest. It found that the population lost over 1000 elephants in just four years, and now stands at 6361. Previous censuses in 1992, 1998, …

Mediterranean Fin Whales More Threatened Than Thought

Previous censuses of Mediterranean fin whale populations have wrongly included whales from the Atlantic population, which sometimes visit the region.

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