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Migratory moths profit from their journey

It isn't only birds that move south as autumn approaches. Some insects also live their lives on the same principle. A new study of migratory insects has just been published that shows that a considerably higher number of ...

dateSep 13, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Project forecasts seasonal bird migration

(Phys.org)—Some of the broader goals of forecasting the seasonal migration of hundreds of millions of birds are to improve conservation, better understand the effects of climate change, and predict and ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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UK summers see moth population boom

(Phys.org)—Moths that spend their summers in the UK experience a population explosion with numbers increasing fourfold, a new study suggests, findings that are changing how we view insect migration.

dateAug 31, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Needed: a global bioinformatics system

A global information infrastructure is critical to making intelligent decisions about the grand challenge of rapid shifts occurring in the environment and life on Earth.

dateAug 07, 2012 in Ecology
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