News tagged with central europe

Avian malaria also affects wild birds in Austria

Avian malaria is not uncommon in Central Europe, as many endemic wild birds are infected with species of Plasmodium, which cause avian malaria. In most cases these blood parasites, transmitted by mosquitoes, ...

Feb 10, 2015
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Busting an invasion myth of the Spanish slug

Spanish slugs (Arion lusitanicus) are one of the most common slug species in Central Europe. The animals sometimes nicknamed "killer slugs" are known to do their fair share of damage in fields and gardens. ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Missing monsoon lead to 'years without a summer'

Why do cold, rainy summers in Europe follow intense volcanic eruptions in the tropics? A research team based at the University of Bern may have found the answer: volcanic emissions in the atmosphere block ...

Feb 14, 2014
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