Saturday, 14 December 2013

Savvy godwit up to climate challenge

The bar-tailed godwit, the bird world's long-distance champion, is probably smart enough to cope with any ill winds blown up by climate change, researchers believe.

via BBC News - Science & Environment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25274483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa Label: Climate Change

Monday, 25 November 2013

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Sunday Species Snapshot: Rothschild’s Giraffe

Sunday Species Snapshot: Rothschild’s Giraffe





via Scientific American Blog: Extinction Countdown

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2013/11/24/sunday-species-snapshot-rothschilds-giraffe/

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Deadlock in fractious climate talks

UN talks on climate change taking place in Warsaw have been extended as delegates remain deadlocked on key issues.

via BBC News - Science & Environment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25067180#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa Label: Climate Change

Friday, 22 November 2013

Hope for climate talks' final hours

Negotiators were preparing for a long final session at the National Stadium in Warsaw as UN talks on climate change crawled to a conclusion.

via BBC News - Science & Environment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25054376#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa Label: Climate Change

The Incredible Mr./Mrs. Limpet: The Endangered, Sex-Changing Sea Snail

The Incredible Mr./Mrs. Limpet: The Endangered, Sex-Changing Sea Snail





via Scientific American Blog: Extinction Countdown

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2013/11/22/sex-changing-sea-snail/

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

VIDEO: How to rear genetically modified flies

VIDEO: How to rear genetically modified flies

Researcher Martha Koukidou from Oxitec explains how to rear GM fruit flies in preparation for the first European field trial of the insects.



via BBC News - Science & Environment

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24958489#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa