Wildlife

Why Are Giant Pandas Black and White?
March 10, 2017 12:46 PM - Melissa Breyer, Care2

The giant panda’s graphic pattern has stumped biologists for years … now they have an answer.

Why Are Giant Pandas Black and White?
March 10, 2017 12:46 PM - Melissa Breyer, Care2

The giant panda’s graphic pattern has stumped biologists for years … now they have an answer.

Caribou Appear to Keep up with Warming Arctic
March 9, 2017 08:19 AM - United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Despite recent changes to the growing season for plants in the Arctic, Alaska, caribou appear to have remained in sync with these changes over the last 30 years. 

Species appears to evolve quickly enough to endure city temperatures
March 8, 2017 09:04 AM - Case Western Reserve University

The speed at which a tiny ant evolves to cope to its warming city environment suggests that some species may evolve quickly enough to survive, or even thrive, in the warmer temperatures found within cities, according to a new study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University.

U.S. Desert Songbirds at Risk in a Warming Climate
March 8, 2017 08:18 AM - NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

Projected increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves in the desert of the southwestern United States are putting songbirds at greater risk for death by dehydration and mass die-offs, according to a new study.

U.S. Desert Songbirds at Risk in a Warming Climate
March 8, 2017 08:18 AM - NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

Projected increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves in the desert of the southwestern United States are putting songbirds at greater risk for death by dehydration and mass die-offs, according to a new study.

Increasing Shrubs Mean Changes for Some but Not All Arctic Birds
March 6, 2017 08:33 AM - United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Scientists can now predict which avian species are most sensitive to the increasingly dominant shrub habitat spreading across Alaska, a capability that will be useful for natural resource agencies in Alaska charged with managing these resources.

Increasing Shrubs Mean Changes for Some but Not All Arctic Birds
March 6, 2017 08:33 AM - United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Scientists can now predict which avian species are most sensitive to the increasingly dominant shrub habitat spreading across Alaska, a capability that will be useful for natural resource agencies in Alaska charged with managing these resources.

Frogs have unique ability to see colour in the dark
February 28, 2017 10:42 AM - Lund University

The night vision of frogs and toads appears to be superior to that of all other animals. They have the ability to see colour even when it is so dark that humans are not able to see anything at all. This has been shown in a new study by researchers from Lund University in Sweden.

Frogs have unique ability to see colour in the dark
February 28, 2017 10:42 AM - Lund University

The night vision of frogs and toads appears to be superior to that of all other animals. They have the ability to see colour even when it is so dark that humans are not able to see anything at all. This has been shown in a new study by researchers from Lund University in Sweden.

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