Archive: 7/10/2013

Plastic waste is a hazard for subalpine lakes too

Many subalpine lakes may look beautiful and even pristine, but new evidence suggests they may also be contaminated with potentially hazardous plastics. Researchers say those tiny microplastics are likely finding their way ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Environment
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Infanticide linked to wet-nursing in meerkats

Subordinate female meerkats who try to breed often lose their offspring to infanticide by the dominant female or are evicted from the group. These recently bereaved or ostracised mothers may then become wet-nurses for the ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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