New research identifies the plight of farmland birds

Farmland birds that are poorer parents and less “brainy” are faring worse than other farmland bird species, a study at the University of Bristol has found.
The new research, published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, found that farmla…

European Seal Plague May Threaten Population Survival

Time to find zee cureThe 2002 outbreak of phocine distemper virus, or PDV, in European harbor seals may reduce the population by more than half and that future outbreaks with similar characteristics would significantly increase the risk of population declines. Their findings are the first epidemiological data reported on the 2002 outbreak, which is still underway, and may help predict the recurrence of the outbreaks and the impact on the long-term growth and survival of the European harbor seal population.

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

From anti-aging to the search for alien life, we promise to never bore.