News tagged with coastal

A new cryptic spider species from Africa

The species from the genus Copa are very common spiders found in the leaf litter of various habitats. Being predominantly ground-living, they occur widely in savanna woodlands but also occasionally in forests, ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Porpoises have to be careful in the Eastern Scheldt

The surprising conclusion of the doctoral research project on the feeding ecology of porpoises by Okka Jansen at Wageningen University is that the Eastern Scheldt may be an ecological trap. She also discovered ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Progressively wetter in Norway

Climate change will make life wetter for most Norwegians in the years to come. A rainier climate is expected nationwide, with the possible exception of southern Norway in the summers.

Feb 27, 2013
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After the flood: Harnessing the power of mud

(Phys.org)—On the 60th anniversary of the 'big flood' that devastated the coastline of eastern England, new research shows that integrating 'natural' sea defences such as salt marshes with sea walls is ...

Feb 01, 2013
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