Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find
An important food resource has been disappearing from streams without anyone noticing until now.
Newton's Laws of Motion model chimp behavior
As deforestation, climate change and other pressures threaten habitats, how might chimpanzees adapt?
Fishes' innate food choice could change with the environment
The fact that fish choose their food based on what colours they can see, as opposed to how it tastes, is an inherited trait that could have implications for the evolution in the animal kingdom, new Deakin ...
Researchers connect climate change to food safety
Climate change can affect our food safety in a number of ways. In a European study, researchers at Wageningen University and Ghent University (Belgium) state that there is often a relationship between long-term changes in ...
How to make palm oil without destroying forests
The versatility of palm oil has led to its use in not just food products but also in everyday goods from lipstick to laundry detergent. But its utility has resulted in the destruction of Southeast Asian rain forests that ...
Traditional beliefs promote sustainability in West Africa
Sacred forests and traditional beliefs are shaping sustainable farming practices in communities in West Africa, according to new research.