News tagged with environmental pressures

Meek male and fighting female scorpions

Threatened female bark scorpions sting quicker than males, likely to compensate for reduced ability to flee the threat, according to results published May 28, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Bra ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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World food output growth to slow: UN/OECD

Growth in global agricultural production is expected to slow in the coming decade, the UN food agency and the OECD said in a joint report Thursday, warning threats to food security remain.

dateJun 06, 2013 in Other
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Europe's natural habitats under threat

Climate change, intensive farming and urban sprawl - are putting Europe's parkland and biological diversity under increasing pressure. The natural environment can only take so much pressure, before it becomes ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Ecology
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