Archive: 24/07/2009

Monarch butterflies with a heavy load

( -- Scientists have succeeded for the first time in fitting monarch butterflies with a radio transmitter and in tracking them from an aircraft over a long distance on their flight northwards during the butterflies’ ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Red List overlooks island species

The criteria of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Red List are an essential tool for evaluating the conservation status of species around the planet, and according to these criteria all the species ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Ecology
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