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How oil palm affects bird habitat in Mexico

A bird's home is bigger than its nest. Across the Americas, birds and their home habitat reveal much about the health of other species, the health of ecosystems and perhaps even the socio-economic wellbeing of local human ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Cockatoos win, swallows lose when roos come to town

Kangaroo grazing has a huge impact on grasslands and bird populations, potentially leading to population explosions of some species while others decline, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has found.

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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Yellow Sea a narrowing bottleneck for migratory birds

The shrinking of mudflats along the coasts of the Chinese Yellow Sea is an increasing problem for migratory birds that travel between Siberia and Australia. Research by an international team of ecologists, led by Spinoza ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Climate change makes chicks hatch early

A study led by Macquarie University researchers has found that climate change is affecting how quickly bird eggs develop and hatch; meaning warmer temperatures, particularly increasing frequencies of heat waves, may spell ...

dateFeb 03, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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