News tagged with breeding ground

Cuckoos stay on course

With short hectic wing strokes that are hardly raised above the body, the flight of the cuckoo is not the height of elegance. Nevertheless, their wings carry them over 16,000 kilometres a year. Martin Wikelski from the Max ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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EU officials, lawmakers agree fisheries reform

EU officials and European lawmakers finally agreed a fisheries reform package on Thursday, winning a guarded welcome from green groups with a commitment to protect stocks and control the wasteful dumping of unwanted fish.

dateMay 30, 2013 in Ecology
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Targeted action needed to protect waterbirds

( —Researchers from our Biodiversity Lab have identified specific areas around the world where conservation efforts could best be targeted to safeguard inland-breeding waterbirds.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Ecology
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