Wildlife

Use of Glow Sticks in Traps Greatly Increases Amphibian Captures in Study
November 7, 2017 12:06 PM - Penn State

With amphibian populations declining around the world and funds to find the causes scarce, a team of Penn State researchers has shown that an unorthodox tactic will make it easier and therefore less expensive to capture adult salamanders and frogs.

Use of Glow Sticks in Traps Greatly Increases Amphibian Captures in Study
November 7, 2017 12:06 PM - Penn State

With amphibian populations declining around the world and funds to find the causes scarce, a team of Penn State researchers has shown that an unorthodox tactic will make it easier and therefore less expensive to capture adult salamanders and frogs.

Crime-Scene Technique Used to Track Turtles
November 6, 2017 10:27 AM - University of Exeter

Scientists have used satellite tracking and a crime-scene technique to discover an important feeding ground for green turtles in the Mediterranean.

Crime-Scene Technique Used to Track Turtles
November 6, 2017 10:27 AM - University of Exeter

Scientists have used satellite tracking and a crime-scene technique to discover an important feeding ground for green turtles in the Mediterranean.

Protecting the Wild: Baylor Professor Helps to Minimize Recreation Disturbance to Wildlife
November 3, 2017 10:46 AM - Baylor University

Nature and outdoor enthusiasts seek to enjoy recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and camping. However, sometimes appreciating nature’s beauty comes at a cost to wildlife.

Protecting the Wild: Baylor Professor Helps to Minimize Recreation Disturbance to Wildlife
November 3, 2017 10:46 AM - Baylor University

Nature and outdoor enthusiasts seek to enjoy recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and camping. However, sometimes appreciating nature’s beauty comes at a cost to wildlife.

Spooky Conservation: Saving Endangered Species Over Our Dead Bodies
October 31, 2017 02:40 PM - University of Queensland

The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Spooky Conservation: Saving Endangered Species Over Our Dead Bodies
October 31, 2017 02:40 PM - University of Queensland

The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Every day is Halloween for these eerie insects
October 31, 2017 08:30 AM - Dalhousie University

With Halloween upon us, it’s worth remembering that living things take part in similar costume parties all year long, adopting weird and wonderful forms.

Though rather than a haul of candy, organisms might earn the chance to live, prosper and mate. It’s all part of evolution, the principle where the fittest individuals pass their genes onto the next generation.

Cover Crops Provide Bed and Breakfast Layover for Migrating Birds
October 30, 2017 12:18 PM - University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

After harvesting a corn or soybean crop, farmers may plant a cover crop for a variety of reasons—to reduce soil erosion and nutrient runoff, increase organic matter in the soil, and improve water quality. Now there’s another reason. University of Illinois research shows that migratory birds prefer to rest and refuel in fields with cover crops.

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