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Wild populations of great tits and earlier springs

Great tit (Parus major) hatchlings suffer from lower availablity of caterpillars in the spring, but overall great tit populations have managed to survive. Photo: Arnstein Rønning

What happens when climate change makes for a food timing problem for great tit populations Continue reading “Wild populations of great tits and earlier springs” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Heidelberg Scientists Investigate Release of Bromine in Polar Regions

Researchers from the Institute of Environmental Physics employ a Continue reading “Heidelberg Scientists Investigate Release of Bromine in Polar Regions” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Marine algae show resilience to carbon dioxide emissions

A type of marine algae could become bigger as increasing carbon dioxide emissions are absorbed Continue reading “Marine algae show resilience to carbon dioxide emissions” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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A Golden Gecko recovered from traders in Indian state Assam

Guwahati police arrested two people and recovered a Golden Gecko lizard from them, police said Sunday. Continue reading “A Golden Gecko recovered from traders in Indian state Assam” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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CO2 emissions to touch 35.6 bn tonnes in 2012

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are projected to rise by 2.6 percent by the end Continue reading “CO2 emissions to touch 35.6 bn tonnes in 2012” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, November 17th, 2012
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Airbus teams up with Chinese firm to make green fuel

Airbus has signed a deal with Chinese biofuel producer ENN to jointly explore an alternative fuel for the Continue reading “Airbus teams up with Chinese firm to make green fuel” »  More...

Snared cheetah recovered by a park ranger in Zambia. Image credit:Zambia Carnivore Programme
By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Bushmeat Pushes African Species to the Brink

A recent report says illegal hunting of wildlife in South African Development Continue reading “Bushmeat Pushes African Species to the Brink” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Ozone hole second smallest in 20 years

There is some good news on the ozone front – the average area covered by ozone Continue reading “Ozone hole second smallest in 20 years” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Why the world’s biggest fish needs to swim near the surface

Whale sharks, the world’s biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University More...

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By BioNews On Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Windows could soon generate electricity from transparent solar cells

Researchers have developed a new transparent solar cell – an advance toward giving windows Continue reading “Windows could soon generate electricity from transparent solar cells” »  More...