Wildlife

Where Corn Is King, the Stirrings of a Renaissance in Small Grains
November 28, 2017 12:11 PM - Yale Environment 360

To the untrained eye, Jeremy Gustafson’s 1,600-acre farm looks like all the others spread out across Iowa. Gazing at his conventional corn and soybean fields during a visit in June, I was hard-pressed to say where his neighbor’s tightly planted row crops ended and Gustafson’s began.

Fear of Sharks Influences Seaweed Growth on Fijian Coral Reefs
November 27, 2017 01:45 PM - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Fishes’ fear of sharks helps shape shallow reef habitats in the Pacific, according to new research by a scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Fear of Sharks Influences Seaweed Growth on Fijian Coral Reefs
November 27, 2017 01:45 PM - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Fishes’ fear of sharks helps shape shallow reef habitats in the Pacific, according to new research by a scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

UBC Study Finds Family-Friendly Overpasses are Needed to Help Grizzly Bears
November 27, 2017 11:44 AM - University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus

Researchers have determined how female grizzly bears keep their cubs safe while crossing the Trans-Canada Highway.

UBC Study Finds Family-Friendly Overpasses are Needed to Help Grizzly Bears
November 27, 2017 11:44 AM - University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus

Researchers have determined how female grizzly bears keep their cubs safe while crossing the Trans-Canada Highway.

Return of the Native Wild Turkey—Setting Sustainable Harvest Targets When Information is Limited
November 27, 2017 11:17 AM - Ecological Society of America

As American families sit down for the traditional turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, some will be giving thanks for a wild bird that is truly free range. Meleagris gallopavo, the wild turkey, has steadily gained in popularity with hunters since successful restoration efforts put it back on the table in the around the new millenium, bucking the trend of declining participation in hunting throughout the United States. The distinguished native bird is now second in popularity only to white tailed deer.

Return of the Native Wild Turkey—Setting Sustainable Harvest Targets When Information is Limited
November 27, 2017 11:17 AM - Ecological Society of America

As American families sit down for the traditional turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, some will be giving thanks for a wild bird that is truly free range. Meleagris gallopavo, the wild turkey, has steadily gained in popularity with hunters since successful restoration efforts put it back on the table in the around the new millenium, bucking the trend of declining participation in hunting throughout the United States. The distinguished native bird is now second in popularity only to white tailed deer.

Serene Sirens: USGS Sea Cow Science
November 27, 2017 08:37 AM - USGS (United States Geological Survey)

A USGS video about manatees reveals that while the animals may act like the cows of the sea, they also have more than a bit of the magical siren or mermaid about them. 

Do Birdsong and Human Speech Share Biological Roots?
November 22, 2017 01:56 PM - McGill University

Do songbirds and humans have common biological hardwiring that shapes how they produce and perceive sounds?

Do Birdsong and Human Speech Share Biological Roots?
November 22, 2017 01:56 PM - McGill University

Do songbirds and humans have common biological hardwiring that shapes how they produce and perceive sounds?

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