Articles Tagged with “snakes”

4 Articles found tagged with “snakes”.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Indirect Impacts of an Invasive Species

    The brown tree snake is an invasive species on Guam, and has exterminated many forest bird species. Without the birds to disperse seeds, the indirect impact of this has been to negatively affect the regeneration of trees on the island.

    By Alex Taylor on 16th March 2017
  • The Conservation of Sea Snakes

    Although very little is know about these creatures, a lot of species appear on the ICUN Red List. Only one appears on the CITES list, the Laticauda crockeri, listed as vulnerable.

    By Amy Featherstone on 17th October 2011