Thursday, June 20, 2019
Tags Ecology/environment

Tag: ecology/environment

Rare fossils provide more detailed picture of biodiversity during Middle Ordovician

LAWRENCE -- A clutch of marine fossil specimens unearthed in northern Portugal that lived between 470 and 459 million years ago is...

Frogs find refuge in elephant tracks

YANGON, Myanmar (June 4, 2019) - Frogs need elephants. That's what a new WCS-led study says that looked at the role of...

Fear of ‘killer shrimps’ could pose major threat to European rivers

The fear of invasive 'killer shrimps' can intimidate native organisms to such a degree that they are incapable of performing their vital role...

Urban pollution enhances up to 400% formation of aerosols over the...

A study by an international team of researchers, including Brazilian scientists, shows that urban pollution from Manaus, the capital of Amazonas State in Brazil,...

Plastic water bottles may one day fly people cross-country

RICHLAND, Wash. - A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into...

Researchers find seaweed helps trap carbon dioxide in sediment

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Every beachgoer can spot seaweed in the ocean or piling up on the beach, but Florida State University researchers working with...

Exotic pets can become pests with risk of invasion

A large proportion of successful vertebrate invasions can be traced to the global exotic pet trade. However, surprisingly little is known about the...

Pop-up parks deliver big benefits in small spaces

Pop-up stores, restaurants, and theaters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world, where they add to the diversity of commercial...