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Shifting bird and reptile distributions

Posted by External 8 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — With climate change come several dramatic shifts in species distribution within the United States. The U.S. Geological Survey in concert with the University of New Mexico and Northern Arizona University have recently projected distribution losses for nearly half of the 5 examined reptile species including the locally famed chuckwalla. Breeding bird ranges, however exhibited broader expansions a Read More
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Southwestern bird and reptile distributions to shift as climate changes

Posted by External 9 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Dramatic distribution losses and a few major distribution gains are forecasted for southwestern bird and reptile species as the climate changes, according to new research. Overall, the study forecasted species distribution losses -- that is, where species are able to live -- of nearly half for all but one of the 5 reptile species they examined, including for the iconic chuckwalla. Read More
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British bird is an unlikely winner from changing climate

Posted by External 23 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — Climate change may be bad news for billions, but scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered one unlikely winner — a tiny British bird, the long-tailed tit. Like other small animals that live for only two or three years, these birds had until now been thought to die in large numbers during cold winters. But new research suggests that warm weather during spring instead holds th Read More
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Climate change will improve survival rates of British bird -- the long-tailed tit

Posted by External 23 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Climate change may be bad news for billions, but scientists have discovered one unlikely winner -- a tiny British bird, the long-tailed tit. Like other small animals that live for only two or three years, these birds had until now been thought to die in large numbers during cold winters. But new research suggests that warm weather during spring instead holds the key to their survival. Read More
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Strange bird, sea turtle hatchlings released on protected Indonesian beach

Posted by External 31 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Working on a remote and protected beach in Indonesia, conservationists recently celebrated the release of rare animal hatchlings into the wild, part of a plan to save the olive ridley sea turtle and an extraordinary bird called the maleo. “The joint release of maleos and olive ridleys on the same day is a boost to the conservation of both species in Sulawesi,” said the scientists. “The protection Read More
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Macro-portrait of future bird and wetland scenarios under climate change

Posted by External 58 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Macrosystems ecology is a new and emerging science using large amounts of information that are analyzed by faster and smarter computers to not only create greater understanding of how habitats interact, but also make better predictions about how these systems may react in the face of global climate change. Read More
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Flappy Bird Obsession is Not Necessarily an Addiction (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 61 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Flappy Bird, a deceptively simple gaming app, has been withdrawn by its creator Dong Nguyen because it is too “addictive.” Read More
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First Death from New H10N8 Bird Flu Reported

Posted by External 71 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — An elderly woman in China is the first person known to have died from a strain of bird flu called H10N8, according to a new report of the case. Read More
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