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Sunday 26 April, 2015

Irregular heart beat detected in marine mammals

dolphin

Scientists have detected high frequency of heart arrhythmias or irregular heart beats in bottlenose dolphins and Weddell  More...

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wildlife
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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‘Embrace African wildlife conservation laws’

Advocating ecotourism as a conservation tool, wildlife conservationist, author and former cricketer Saad Bin Jung says India should “embrace” African laws which could help bridge the gap between locals More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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‘Human activity weakened four planetary boundaries for survival’

The accelerated impact of human activity has started to destabilise our own planetary life support system, driving Earth into a new geological age  More...

solar wind power
By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Solar, wind power to become cheapest in Asia: Scientists

Finnish scientists believe that renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power  More...

snails
By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Captive breeding alters snail behaviour

Researchers have discovered that rearing snails in the laboratory can cause important changes in their behaviour.  More...

fracking
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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US environmentalists target fracking in Gulf of Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the US government, alleging it has failed to make public documents  More...

Vessel Xuelong icebraker
By BioNews On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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China to build fifth research station in Antarctica

The Chinese icebreaker research vessel Xuelong, which set sail in October, has begun preparations for constructing China’s  More...

solar park india
By BioNews On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Rajasthan to add 355 MW of solar power by April

The desert state of Rajasthan, which has a high level of solar radiation and large tracts of relatively flat  More...

Shark
By BioNews On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Shark female found to hold sperms for almost 4 years

Biologists from the California Academy of Sciences have found a shark egg case dropped by an adult bamboo shark that has  More...