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41 degrees and the birds are swimming

Incredibly hot here today. This is one obvious consequence of climate change – more hot days. We can expect many more days like this. I am hiding inside today and the sandstone walls of Brewongle are keeping me cool. 111 more words

Ecology

Landscape genetics of the blotched tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum)

Spear, S.F., et al. 2005. Landscape genetic of the blotched tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum). Molecular Ecology 14: 2553-2564.

*A study that utilizes GIS data as well as genetics to observe the effects of landscape on gene flow for the blotched tiger salamander. 15 more words

Biodiversity

Woking LA21 AGM Success.

We held a well-attended AGM last night in the HG Wells Centre, with plenty of people, informative stalls and a variety of excellent talks, short and long. 182 more words

Events

The Nicobar Pigeon is the closest living relative to the dodo

via Current Biology – sixpenceee: The Nicobar Pigeon is the closest….

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A large, mainly ground-dwelling bird, the Nicobar pigeon is the only member of its genus. 

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Photography & Images

Around Latin America: Chile, Brazil, & Mexico

Chile: Solar Atacama Rally

This week in Chile, nearly 20 teams will take part in a rally in which all of the cars are solar powered. 442 more words

Mexico

JOIN THE DISCUSSION: How sustainable is your food supply chain?

Consumers around the world are expressing high expectations for the quality of products they consume. More than at any other point in history, we prefer goods produced in an ethical and environmentally-friendly fashion. 817 more words

The value of ivy

Ivy flowers late in the year in November and December, which is a huge benefit to a range of insects (including honeybees) who welcome the rich nectar supply at a time when few other plants are flowering. 301 more words

Birds