A study, by the University of Exeter and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), into the behaviour of mute and whooper swans revealed that they’d give up time they should be resting to quarrel over the best feeding spots.
Trust in Each Other Key in Limiting the Spread of #Covid
“Our results add to evidence that trust within society benefits resilience to epidemics. ” – Professor Tim Lenton
Older Elephants Calm The Herd
“complex relationships and connections that occur between males in non-breeding all-male societies.” Connie Allen
The Social Networking of Killer Whales
“Our findings show that, even within these tight-knit groups, whales prefer to interact with specific individuals.”
Sheepskin, The Stationery of Choice for Lawyers
Legal documents dating as far back as the 13th C were using sheepskin which makes it harder to alter or change what is written on them.
Protecting the Endangered Monk Seal
The Mediterranean monk seal is classified as “endangered”, with a total population of about 700.
Threat to Food Chains from Rising Global Temperatures
Rising temperatures could reduce the efficiency of food chains and threaten the survival of larger animals, new research shows.
Revealing the Human Response to Sea Level Rise in the Neolithic Era
With climate change now driving rapid sea-level rise, the team says the effects will not always be as simple as a forced human retreat from coasts.
Decline in Sea Turtle Sightings
Only 11 green turtle sightings were found in the records (all from 1980 to 2016)