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01-25-2022
A balanced diet improves bumblebee health
Bumblebees are important pollinators for many plants. They can fly in colder temperatures than many insects and they’re very hardy. Despite these traits, bumblebees along with many other insects are in a state of decline that is largely associated with human activities.  Now, new research from the University of Göttingen shows that a diverse diet is important for bumblebee reproduction. The study suggests that a diverse diet of pollen fed to young bumblebees can possibly even help with infestations of parasitic wax moth larvae.   "Our study shows...
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01-12-2022
Switching to solar energy affects endangered Florida panthers
Florida is rapidly increasing the installation of utility-scale solar energy...
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01-12-2022
New rainfrog named after climate activist Greta Thunberg
On Monday, January 10, 2022, a new species of rainfrog...
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01-11-2022
Rising temperatures are transforming Arctic coasts
A special issue of the journal Nature Reviews Earth &...
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01-11-2022
Fisher populations will struggle to survive increasing wildfires
A new study published in the journal Ecosphere has found...
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01-10-2022
Complex factors determine where hawkmoths lay their eggs
Ecological interactions are often not simple or straightforward in nature....
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01-10-2022
Female dolphins have a clitoris that provides sexual pleasure
The sexual anatomy of marine mammals is difficult to understand...
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01-09-2022
Pheasants’ heads literally cool off as they prepare to fight
New research led by the University of Exeter has found...
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01-09-2022
Ocean warming threatens the global fish supply
Ocean warming, acidification, oxygen depletion and other changes are impacting...
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01-09-2022
Did the Omicron variant jump to humans from mice?
The Omicron variant has already spread all over the world,...
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01-09-2022
America's wild horse removals are counterproductive
A recent statement from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...
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01-08-2022
Respiratory stress is linked to the sexual maturation of fish
A recent study published in the Journal of Fish Biology...
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01-08-2022
Dairy farmers can use strategies to adapt to climate change
A new study led by Pennsylvania State University has found...
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