News tagged with mangroves

Flipping fish adapt to land living (w/ Video)

Researchers have found that the amphibious mangrove rivulus performs higher force jumps on land than some other fishes that end up on land. This new study shows that unlike the largemouth bass, which makes very few excursions ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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No ivory-billed woodpecker, but plenty of data

( -- They have searched the old-growth forests of the Carolinas, the swamps of Arkansas, the woods of Alabama and Mississippi, and now the vast river of grass, mangrove, cypress and wildlife that make up the Florida ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Research finds mangroves being fed to death

( -- New UQ Science research has found the increase in nutrients coming out of our river systems is putting pressure on our mangrove forests and making them far more susceptible to environmental variability and ...

dateMay 19, 2009 in Ecology
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