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Scientists say agriculture is good for honey bees

While recent media reports have condemned a commonly used agricultural pesticide as detrimental to honey bee health, scientists with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have found that the overall health ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Black rhinos to come back home to Rwanda

Around 20 of Africa's endangered Eastern black rhinos are returning in an "extraordinary homecoming" to Rwanda after the species disappeared there 10 years ago, the African Parks organisation said Tuesday.

dateMay 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Scientists scrutinize first aid for man o' war stings

In recent decades, trusted first aid resources have recommended stings from man o' war (Physalia species) be treated differently from other jellies. But when researchers at the University of Hawai'i - Mānoa (UHM) dug into ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Team discovers a new invasive clam in the US

They found it in the Illinois River near the city of Marseilles, Illinois, about 80 miles west of Lake Michigan - a strange entry point for an invasive Asian clam. The scientists who found it have no idea how it got there. ...

dateMay 01, 2017 in Ecology
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