Search results for Elephant

Plants & Animals Sep 28, 2020

Suspected bacteria infection kills 12 more Zimbabwe elephants

Twelve more elephants have died in Zimbabwe, taking the total death toll from a suspected bacterial infection outbreak to 34, wildlife authorities said Monday.

Environment Sep 27, 2020

'Two-headed beast': China's coal addiction erodes climate goals

China's surprise pledge to slash its carbon footprint to zero by 2060 was met with cautious applause, but fresh spending on coal to rev up a virus-hit economy threatens to nullify its audacious bid to lead the world into ...

Education Sep 25, 2020

Teaching kids to read during the coronavirus pandemic: 5 questions answered

Keisha Allen and Kindel Nash research how kids learn to read and prepare future teachers at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. They are also raising children of their own. Here, they answer five questions many ...

Plants & Animals Sep 24, 2020

Experts lead research into impact of climate change on rainforest elephants

Experts from the University of Stirling, working closely with the Government of Gabon, have led an international study into the impact of climate change on Central Africa's rainforests and the threat posed to elephant populations ...

Ecology Sep 21, 2020

330 elephants in Botswana may have died from toxic algae

The sudden deaths of some 330 elephants in northwestern Botswana earlier this year may have occurred because they drank water contaminated by toxic blue-green algae, the government announced Monday.

Plants & Animals Sep 21, 2020

Jellyfish with your chips?

Jellyfish could replace fish and chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate.

Archaeology & Fossils Sep 17, 2020

Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi Arabia

Around 120,000 years ago in what is now northern Saudi Arabia, a small band of homo sapiens stopped to drink and forage at a shallow lake that was also frequented by camels, buffalo and elephants bigger than any species seen ...

Ecology Sep 14, 2020

How do giraffes and elephants alter the African Savanna landscape?

As they roam around the African savanna in search for food, giraffes and elephants alter the diversity and richness of its vegetation. By studying the foraging patterns of these megaherbivores across different terrains in ...

Ecology Sep 14, 2020

Study examines how civil wars affect wildlife populations

A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict.

Plants & Animals Sep 11, 2020

First assessment of naturalized, invasive and potentially invasive plan

CABI scientists have led the first assessment of naturalized, invasive and potentially invasive plant species present in Laikipia County, Kenya, which hosts the highest populations of endangered large mammals in the country.

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