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The White House Has A New Visitor, And It's Got Feathers
Politicians in Washington currently have an actual hawk in their neighborhood.
Ecology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Wednesday, Jun 03, 2015, 9:09am
Rating: | Views: 445 | Comments: 0
Republican Wyoming on Board With Federal Sage Grouse Policy
Wyoming officials not among Republicans worried by huge federal sage grouse planning effort
Ecology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, May 29, 2015, 12:43pm
Rating: | Views: 595 | Comments: 0
Mystery disease claims half world population of saiga antelopes
Up to 120,000 animals are feared dead in central Kazakhstan, and still the cause is not known. Vets are investigating three main possibilities
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8:05am
Rating: | Views: 446 | Comments: 0
Last-ditch effort to save world's most endangered turtle
Scientists artificially inseminated a 100-year-old Yangtze giant softshell turtle, the last known female of her species
Ecology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:24am
Rating: | Views: 211 | Comments: 0
Attacks on the last elephants and rhinos threaten entire ecosystems
Megafauna like elephants and rhinos are ecological engineers, creating conditions that hundreds of other species have evolved to exploit. Losing their last remaining populations will radically alter life on Earth
Ecology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:49am
Rating: | Views: 359 | Comments: 0
Louisiana Black Bear Is No Longer Endangered
The bear is the original inspiration for the "Teddy Bear"
Ecology
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:50am
Rating: | Views: 305 | Comments: 0
Japanese Aquariums to Stop Buying Dolphins From Town Criticized for Mass Animal Killings
"This momentous decision marks the beginning of the end for dolphin hunting in Japan"
Ecology
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:50am
Rating: | Views: 357 | Comments: 0
Chatting with endangered possums may be the ticket to save them
How do you check how many of the critically endangered fairy possums are still around? Talk to them, of course
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:50am
Rating: | Views: 318 | Comments: 0
Kazakhstan's mass antelope deaths mystify conservationists
With over 19,000 carcasses buried and more deaths expected officials are no closer to determining the cause of the catastrophe.
Ecology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:50am
Rating: | Views: 440 | Comments: 0
Last chance plan to save world's rarest ape, the Hainan gibbon
There are only 25 individual Hainan gibbons left, but a new plan aims to turn the tide and save this unique ape
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 8:02am
Rating: | Views: 375 | Comments: 0
More Than 40% of Bee Hives Died in Past Year, Survey Says
Some states saw more than 60 percent of their hives die since April 2014, according to the survey
Ecology
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Thursday, May 14, 2015, 9:58am
Rating: | Views: 364 | Comments: 0
Exotic Vinegar Flies Invade California After World Tour
One critter traveled around the globe from Australia on a eucalyptus tree. The other hitched a ride on a Central American flower. These flies are the tip of the invasive insect iceberg in California.
Ecology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8:10am
Rating: | Views: 368 | Comments: 0
U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska's Arctic Shore
The company wants to resume drilling in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska; it broke off that effort in 2012 because of safety problems.
Ecology
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8:10am
Rating: | Views: 465 | Comments: 0
Belize Offshore Oil Plan Sparks Worries for Reefs, Fisheries
Belize offshore oil proposal has environmentalists worried about reefs, fisheries, tourism
Ecology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, May 08, 2015, 8:29am
Rating: | Views: 517 | Comments: 0
Uganda's forests dwindle as illegal settlers hollow them out
Despite a government promise to reverse deforestation, settlers are continuing to destroy forest reserves and the wildlife that once thrived there
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Friday, May 08, 2015, 8:29am
Rating: | Views: 719 | Comments: 0
Invasive ants are extreme excavators
Researchers reveal the secret of the success of invasive fire ants - they can excavate any type of soil.
Ecology
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Thursday, May 07, 2015, 9:44am
Rating: | Views: 408 | Comments: 0
Birdfeeding favours non-native bird species
Feeding wild birds on bread and seed encourages high densities of introduced bird species at the expense of native species, thereby altering urban bird communities, according to a new study
Ecology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Tuesday, May 05, 2015, 10:39am
Rating: | Views: 482 | Comments: 0
New England amphibian migration harder due to late spring
Thousands of salamanders and frogs face an additional challenge this year as they cross roads to mate and lay eggs
Ecology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015, 8:19am
Rating: | Views: 583 | Comments: 0
Inuit Wisdom and Polar Science Are Teaming Up to Save the Walrus
Traditional knowledge and scientific study are helping us begin to understand what a changing Arctic means for the marine mammal
Ecology
Source: Smithsonian
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 23, 2015, 12:02pm
Rating: | Views: 866 | Comments: 0
Bees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides, study finds
Bees have a preference for sugar solutions laced with the pesticides, scientists say, as a separate landmark field trial show neonicotinoids harm bee populationBees may become addicted to nicotine-like pesticides in the same way humans get hooked on cigarettes, according to a new study, which was released as a landmark field trial provided further evidence that such neonicotinoids harm bee populations.
Ecology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015, 2:12pm
Rating: | Views: 580 | Comments: 0
Apple Invests in China Solar Project, US Forest Conservation
Apple expands environmental projects to include solar power in China, sustainable timber in US
Ecology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 16, 2015, 8:09am
Rating: | Views: 552 | Comments: 0
Hippo dung is health food for river animals
Rivers filled with hippo faeces may sound disgusting, but the excrement provides nutrition for fish and aquatic insects
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 16, 2015, 8:09am
Rating: | Views: 394 | Comments: 0
Conversations on conservation: how can science better inform policy?
New threats to Europe’s birds and habitats directives highlight broader tensions – and opportunities – at the interface between conservation science and policy.
Ecology
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 16, 2015, 8:09am
Rating: | Views: 527 | Comments: 0
Contagious cancer killing East Coast clams
The curious disease is one of only three known forms of cancer than can be passed from one animal to another
Ecology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, Apr 10, 2015, 9:24am
Rating: | Views: 246 | Comments: 0
Lowe's to eliminate pesticides that hurt crop pollinating honeybees
Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc will stop selling a type of pesticide suspected of causing a decline in honeybee populations needed to pollinate key American crops, following a few U.S. retailers who have taken similar steps last year.
Ecology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, Apr 10, 2015, 9:24am
Rating: | Views: 366 | Comments: 0
Genetic study finds severe inbreeding in mountain gorillas
The most extensive genetic analysis of mountain gorillas ever conducted has found the critically endangered apes burdened with severe inbreeding and at risk of extinction but the researchers still see reasons for optimism about their survival.
Ecology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, Apr 10, 2015, 9:24am
Rating: | Views: 264 | Comments: 0
New monkey species revealed thanks to distinctive penis
Camera traps set up in the remote highlands of Tibet have captured a new species of macaque – one with hairier neck and scrotum and a rounded penis
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Friday, Apr 10, 2015, 9:24am
Rating: | Views: 270 | Comments: 0
Changing China's tastes could save world's wildlife
Demand for ivory and shark fins may finally be falling, thanks to campaigns that directly target the consumers of illegally poached goods
Ecology
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 09, 2015, 8:08am
Rating: | Views: 193 | Comments: 0
The Race to Protect Frogs from a Deadly Pathogen Gets a Much-Needed Boost
A new amphibian lab in Panama will help researchers to return charismatic golden frogs to the wild
Ecology
Source: Smithsonian
Posted on: Thursday, Apr 09, 2015, 8:08am
Rating: | Views: 268 | Comments: 0
Why Some Bees Are Now Carrying Backpack Trackers
Long-range tracking technology will help researchers understand bee behavior.
Ecology
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Thursday, Mar 26, 2015, 8:35am
Rating: | Views: 315 | Comments: 0
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