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Study tells of pumpkin-colored zombies

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:55:00 EST

Reducing nutrient pollution may help prevent human disease(image)

What soot-covered, hundred-year-old birds can tell us about saving the environment

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:37:00 EST

Horned Larks are cute songbirds with white bellies and yellow chins—at least, now they are.(image)

Birds Reveal Importance of Good Neighbours for Health and Aging

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:20:00 EST

Birds who live next door to family members or to other birds they know well are physically healthier and age more slowly, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).(image)

Stanford Research Finds That Diversity of Large Animals Plays an Important Role in Carbon Cycle

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:15:00 EST

Trees in tropical forests are well known for removing carbon dioxide from the air and storing the potent greenhouse gas as carbon in their leafy branches and extensive roots. But a new analysis led by Stanford University researchers finds that large forest animals are also an important part of the carbon cycle.(image)

Australia Experiences Surge in Deforestation

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:46:00 EST

Nearly 1 million acres of trees were cut down in Queensland, Australia from 2015 to 2016, representing a 33 percent rise in deforestation, according to a new government land survey.(image)

Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:42:00 EST

Hurricane Irma took a devastating toll on incubating sea turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most important loggerhead and green turtle nesting sites in the world, according to new estimates from the UCF Marine Turtle Research Group.(image)

A Win-Win for Spotted Owls and Forest Management

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:38:00 EST

Remote sensing technology has detected what could be a win for both spotted owls and forestry management, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station and the University of Washington.(image)