Articles Tagged with “Birds”

11 Articles found tagged with “Birds”.

  • Snakes on a Plane

    Researchers have discovered why the brown tree snake has become such a successful invasive species on the island of Guam, where it has devastated native bird populations.

    By Alex Taylor on 3rd December 2018
  • Limiting Climate Change Means Greater Survival

    The first study to explore how limiting climate change to a 1.5oC rise in temperature would benefit species throughout the world has found that the vast majority would survive, especially insects.

    By Alex Taylor on 23rd July 2018
  • Human-Induced Noise Stresses Birds

    Exposure to constant noise from oil and gas operations is causing chronic stress in birds. In some cases, the birds also have chicks whose growth is stunted, leading to warnings that bird populations could decline due to human-induced noise pollution.

    By Alex Taylor on 4th March 2018
  • Wildlife Map Reveals Conservation Concerns

    By producing detailed maps on the distribution of the world’s reptiles, an international team of scientists has completed the ‘atlas of life’, the first global review and map of every vertebrate species on Earth.

    By Alex Taylor on 31st October 2017
  • Desert Songbirds At Risk in a Warming Climate

    Songbirds in the desert of the southwestern United States are being put at greater risk of death by dehydration and mass die-offs due to projected increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves, thanks to climate change.

    By Alex Taylor on 9th April 2017
  • A Focus on Black Grouse Declines

    The historic decline of the Black Grouse is well documented. An all too familiar tale of human ignorance, inactivity and the resulting decline of an iconic species.

    By James Common on 9th August 2016