News tagged with animal population

Solar panels can attract breeding water insects

Solar power might be nature's most plentiful and benign source of energy, but shiny black solar cells can lure water insects away from critical breeding areas, a Michigan State University scientist and colleagues ...

dateMay 27, 2010 in Ecology
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Listen to the natives for better moose monitoring

Modern methods can answer a multitude of questions, but sometimes traditional techniques are superior. Authorities in northern Quebec, Canada, found this to their cost, when they relied upon statistical data to monitor moose ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Ecology
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Saving critically endangered species

Wellington is a long way from the continent of Africa but research being conducted at Victoria University is helping restore populations of animals like rhinoceros that live on the African savannahs.

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Ecology
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India floods kill threatened rhinos

Devastating floods in northeast India have killed around 600 animals in the region's largest wildlife park, including more than a dozen threatened one-horned rhinos, officials said Monday.

dateJul 09, 2012 in Ecology
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Sweden allows first wolf hunt in 45 years

Sweden will this winter allow its first wolf hunt in 45 years following a decision by the Scandinavian country's parliament to limit their number, authorities said on Wednesday.

dateDec 02, 2009 in Ecology
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