Gulf Islands plant evolves to protect itself from deer
A plant on BC’s Gulf Islands has genetically evolved to avoid being eaten by herds of hungry deer, according to UBC research.
May 27, 2015
Deer causing rapid environmental change on B.C.’s and Washington’s Gulf islands: UBC study
Growing deer populations are fundamentally changing the environment of the Gulf Islands off the coast of B.C. and Washington, leaving the region susceptible to invasion by foreign species, says a study by researchers in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC.
Jan 17, 2011