News tagged with environment

Is it time to branch out?

With growing evidence to support increased health, productivity and learning when in nature, should the outdoors be our new office?

dateSep 29, 2017 in Environment
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Social environment matters for duck penis size

Most birds lack genitalia, but male ducks are known for their long, spiraling penises, which have evolved through an ongoing cat-and-mouse game with females. A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances looks at whether ...

dateSep 20, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Young birds suffer in the city

City life is tough for young birds. But if they survive their first year, they are less susceptible to the effects of stress, according to research from Lund University in Sweden.

dateSep 08, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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