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August 25, 2016

International Bat Weekend is Here!

We need bats, but in the same way we need their prey the insects. It’s impossible to see all the services they perform in eating pests […]
August 23, 2016

Evolution of placental lizards gave us advanced skinks,

It’s likely that these advanced vertebrates evolved extreme matrotrophy only once, but when we compare that habit with many other advanced features, it seems skinks come […]
August 20, 2016

Has the mosquito had its Day?

We have the chance to counter new viral and ancient parasitic disease with rapid diagnostic technologies. Let’s grab the chance to win this battle against disease, […]
August 17, 2016

California butterflies and neonicotinoids!

When a great, immoveable pollution source is faced by an increasingly smaller butterfly population, what is going to happen? Ask the bees, if their nervous systems […]
August 12, 2016

Australian Super Spider Colours!

The Australian spiders seem as distinct as the rest of their flora and fauna, with colour the distinguishing mark in this case. Despite their tiny size, […]
August 11, 2016

A whale of a problem with shipping, noise, and conserving life.

The humpback was hunted until only 1400 animals were left. Life seems more secure, though they are still endangered, but is there a future for any […]
August 8, 2016

Superorganism extraordinaire-a full expose on army ants.

We regard the most impressive living things as large animals, such as extinct giants, but to consider the life and influence of great trees or the […]
August 4, 2016

Desert elephants – nature, nurture, and we love them anyway!

The existence of a water loving species in the middle of a great desert shocked early explorers and has that effect still. Memory, migration and magnificent […]
August 2, 2016

We’ve never walked alone- whether chimpanzee or hominin !

How did our ancestors get about. Moving out of as well as inside Africa presented problems that must have given us our current abilities for walking […]
August 1, 2016

Lobsters lose out to global warming

Off New England lie the settlement grounds of many large lobsters, closely related to the Northern European species. As the Atlantic warms, it could be that […]
July 27, 2016

The singer sings his own song, if you are an American junco!

The songs are what makes all of these songbird species stand out, just as we tend to appreciate many other species, including rock stars, who can […]
July 26, 2016

The Circular Economy and the Global Economy

Stefan Ranstrand has been the boss of Norwegian -based TOMRA since 2009. Here he presents a vision of how his company may progress in the so-called […]
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