IN HER NOMINATING STATEMENT for the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the Ethiopian-Italian author Gabriella Ghermandi wrote passionately about the work of fellow African writer Mia Couto--in particular, his gift for recolonizing
the Portuguese language by infusing it with the richness of the more than two dozen oral cultures of Mozambique.
of the Peregrine began and researchers soon realized specially-designed nesting boxes near power plant stacks, tall buildings and rooftops would prove to be successful as substitutes for the traditional natural cliff nesting sites.
Cougars are recolonizing
the Midwest: analysis of cougar confirmations during 1990-2008.
The journalist noted that after recolonizing
the Ivory Coast and Libya, France is now eyeing Mali's natural resources, specially the African country's rich gold and uranium resources.
Although cougars (Puma concolor) were extirpated from much of Midwestern North America around 1900, hard evidence of cougar presence has increased and populations have become established in the upper portions of the Midwest during the past 20 years," authors of the study titled Cougars Are Recolonizing
The Midwest: Analysis Of Cougar Confirmations During 1990-2008 said.
With the end of commercial hunting, sea otters began to recover, recolonizing
some of their former territory.
He further argues that South Africa, with both growing electricity needs and increasing plans to invest capital in electricity infrastructure in the rest of the continent, is the central player in recolonizing
Africa in a similar manner to the 19th century "scramble for Africa," with electricity grid lines replacing the railway lines of the past.
In the event that we do vacate the planet without destroying it, the flora and fauna left behind will waste little time recolonizing
our farms, cities, and factories.
Western bluebirds (Sialia mexicana) are recolonizing
their former range in valleys of western Montana, say Renee Duckworth of Harvard University and Alex Badyaev of the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Beaver are recolonizing
due to the availability of trees.
Such studies have identified patterns in the rates of recovery, variation in species and size composition of recolonizing
fish assemblages (Polivka and Chotkowski, 1998; Beckley, 2000), and homing abilities of many intertidal fishes (Green 1971; Yoshiyama et al.
Continued clearing of habitat, destruction of riparian areas, and fragmentation of blocking of corridors could prevent jaguars from recolonizing
previously inhabited areas.