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Urban swans' genes make them plucky

Researchers have discovered that swans' wariness is partly determined by their genes. The research, which is published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, suggests that swans which are genetically predisposed ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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New model to track animal paths from solar geolocators

The ability to track animal movements across long distances has revolutionized our understanding of animal ecology and has been helpful to conservation. Until recently, our ability to record this information was limited to ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Ecology
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Protected area design secrets revealed in new study

It is not only size that matters when planning a protected area, other spatial features such as shape are also critical to the number of animal species found there. A new study from the University of Exeter assessed the spatial ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Ecology
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