Ecology news

Mass insect migrations in UK skies

As Britain voted for Brexit amid furious debate over migration, trillions of migrants were coming and going, unseen by all but the sharpest eyes.

dateDec 22, 2016 in Ecology
shares182 comments 0

Temperature drives biodiversity

Why is the diversity of animals and plants so unevenly distributed on our planet? An international research team headed by the University of Würzburg has provided new data on this core issue of ecology. The researchers found ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Ecology
shares98 comments 0

Britain reports bird flu in wild duck

Britain on Thursday announced the discovery of a highly contagious strain of bird flu in a wild duck found dead in Wales, warning poultry keepers to remain vigilant as Christmas approaches.

dateDec 22, 2016 in Ecology
shares6 comments 0