Ecography

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Predators predict longevity of birds

(Phys.org) —Ageing inevitably occurs both in humans and in other animals. However, life-span varies widely across species. Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen have now found ...

Apr 30, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Smaller islands host shorter food chains

That smaller islands will typically sustain fewer species than large ones is a widespread pattern in nature. Now a team of researchers shows that smaller area will mean not only fewer species, but also shorter ...

Nov 22, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

Protecting the unprotected

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of St Andrews have warned that global efforts to protect marine mammals are likely to leave the most endangered species entirely unprotected.

Sep 30, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0