Archive: 31/05/2012

Grazing snails rule the waves: marine study

( -- Coral reefs and seashores largely look the way they do because large fish and urchins eat most of the seaweed that might otherwise cover them, but a major new study has found that the greatest impact of all ...

dateMay 31, 2012 in Ecology
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Where have all the hummingbirds gone?

( -- The glacier lily as it's called, is a tall, willowy plant that graces mountain meadows throughout western North America. It flowers early in spring, when the first bumblebees and hummingbirds appear.

dateMay 31, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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