News tagged with behavior change

Cane toad pioneers speed up invasions

( —Climate change is one of a number of stressors that cause species to disperse to new locations. Scientists must be able to predict dispersal rates accurately, as the movement of a new species into an area can ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Plants & Animals report
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Fish become bolder and more gluttonous from drug residue

Anxiety-moderating drugs that reach waterways via wastewater create fearless and asocial fish that eat more quickly than normal. These behavioral changes can have serious ecological consequences. This is shown by Umeå University ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Ecology
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