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Common Yellowthroat

The world is noisy. In cities, we find ourselves constantly surrounded by the moan of motors, the screech of sirens, and the prattle of people. So much so, that we often crave the peace and quiet of the countryside. But silence is..

Continue reading 07 April 2017   4 jaar oud
Ontwikkeling bladontplooiing treurwilg Ede met GrowApp vastgelegd

Due to the extreme high temperatures, spring is quickly arriving in the Netherlands. Next week, several characteristic trees such as oak, horse-chestnut, lime, alder, apple and birch will start unfolding their leaves. The recently..

Continue reading 01 April 2017   4 jaar oud
Nyctibatrachus anamallaiensis

Indian scientists have discovered seven new species of frogs in the Western Ghats, a biodiversity-rich mountain range in India. Despite being commonly encountered, all seven species might be threatened by habitat loss...

Continue reading 31 March 2017   4 jaar oud
Indian rhinoceros. Rhinoceros unicornis

Female rhinoceros often suffer from vaginal or uterus tumors, which complicate the production of offspring. For the first time, scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin and the University of..

Continue reading 28 March 2017   4 jaar oud

The newly launched GrowApp allows people to make animations of trees, gardens and landscapes by taking pictures with their smartphone. The app directly transforms these pictures in a time lapse movie that shows changes over the..

Continue reading 20 March 2017   4 jaar oud
Cuculus canorus. Koekoek

Male cuckoos appear to have a unique call that makes them distinguishable to and from other males. A new study appearing in Animal Behaviour shows that an individual cuckoo call may determine how a male responds to an interloper..

Continue reading 17 March 2017   4 jaar oud
Veld met sorghum. Sorghum field

Sorghum is the fifth most important cereal in the world. In sub-Saharan Africa, many farmers rely on this grain for food and feed. But Striga, a parasitic weed, can have a devastating impact on crop yield. With an 8-million-dollar..

Continue reading 14 March 2017   4 jaar oud
East Pacific Fishing

After three meetings of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), member countries have reached consensus on a conservation measure for tropical tunas in the eastern Pacific. The agreement only covers this year and..

Continue reading 14 March 2017   4 jaar oud
Eurasian wolf in Skansen Zoo

Since the year 2000, the Eurasian wolf has spread across Germany. For Ines Lesniak, doctoral student at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, and her colleagues a good reason to have a closer look at the small..

Continue reading 10 March 2017   4 jaar oud
Lasiurus cinereus semotus, Hoary bat

Thousands of spinning wind turbine blades may be threatening the survival of one of North America’s most widespread migratory bats. While scientists and the wind industry have known for more than a decade that wind turbines kill..

Continue reading 07 March 2017   4 jaar oud


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