News tagged with animal population

Human sewage kills imperiled coral: study

A research team from Rollins College in Florida and the University of Georgia has identified human sewage as the source of the coral-killing pathogen that causes white pox disease of Caribbean elkhorn coral. ...

Aug 17, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 3

Saving wildlife with forensic genetics

Wildlife face many threats with spreading urbanization, including habitat loss and inbreeding when populations become fragmented and isolated. It doesn't help that there is a billion-dollar international industry ...

Jun 08, 2011 not rated yet 0

Climate change is making our environment 'bluer'

The "colour" of our environment is becoming "bluer", a change that could have important implications for animals' risk of becoming extinct, ecologists have found. In a major study involving thousands of data points and published ...

Apr 06, 2011 not rated yet 0

Nepal uses satellites to track rare tiger

An injured wild tiger that strayed into a tourist resort in Nepal has been moved to a new home in the jungle and fitted with a satellite collar so its progress can be tracked, the government said.

Jan 24, 2011 not rated yet 0