In sub-Saharan Africa, dozens of major 'development corridors,' including roads, railroads, pipelines, and port facilities, are in the works to increase agricultural production, mineral exports, and economic integration. ...
Nov 25, 2015 in Ecology
Fastest pigeons tend to become flock leaders; leaders learn navigation skills more effectively than followers
Many birds travel in flocks, sometimes migrating over thousands of miles. But how do the birds decide who will lead the way? Researchers at Oxford University, reporting in the journal Current Biology, can offer new insight ...
Nov 25, 2015 in Plants & Animals