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  1. Predator-Prey Relationship Evolve With Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... up the evolutionary response to climate change," said Michelle Tseng, a research associate in UBC's Department of Zoology and lead author of the study. "We now understand that species interactions and evolution can play a significant role in ...

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  2. Predators key to helping prey adapt to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | University of British Columbia

    ... up the evolutionary response to climate change," said Michelle Tseng, a research associate in UBC's Department of Zoology and lead author of the study. "We now understand that species interactions and evolution can play a significant role in ...

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  3. Predators Will Help Prey Evolve With Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    The key to helping animals evolve quickly in response to climate change could actually be their predators, according to a new study which says that species interactions, meaning the way species interact with each other in an ecosystem, like in a predator-prey relationship, is important to understanding how animals will respond to climate change. "Not only can predators keep prey populations in check but in some cases they can help speed up the evolutionary response to climate change," said Michelle Tseng, a research associate in UBC's Department of Zoology and lead author of the study.

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  4. Predators key to helping prey evolve with climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... up the evolutionary response to climate change," said Michelle Tseng, a research associate in UBC's Department of Zoology and lead author of the study. "We now understand that species interactions and evolution can play a significant role in ...

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  5. Predators key to helping prey evolve with climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... up the evolutionary response to climate change," said Michelle Tseng, a research associate in UBC's Department of Zoology and lead author of the study. "We now understand that species interactions and evolution can play a significant role in ...

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  6. Bridport bookshop hosts an author with a tale to tell about the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Bridportnews.co.uk

    ... is an environmental consultant and former wildlife film maker at the BBC Natural History Unit. He graduated with a zoology degree from Oxford and started his career as a researcher before joining an independent film company in Bristol. It was here ...

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  7. Farewell to Colin SharpRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... ground-breaking publications. Colin's knowledge of rocks and minerals, underground water resources, cartography, zoology, insects and mollusks and natural history generally came into use. His special interest in the genre known here as "English ...

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  8. Famed Lions Poisoned in Kenya Wildlife ReserveRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | National Geographic

    ... of livestock in the reserve has increased exponentially, even though it's illegal to do so. A 2009 Journal of Zoology study found that since 1977, it had increased more than 1,100 percent. There's a vicious cycle happening, Taylor said. Maasai ...

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  9. MPs approve Kivejinja appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | New Vision

    By Moses Walubiri Almost a decade ago during his stint as minister for presidency, veteran politician, Kirunda Kivejinja, tongue-in-cheek, told the press that the only job he knows is that of being a cabinet minister. And despite being one of the most high profile causalities of a cabinet reshuffle that came in the wake of the 2011 general elections, Kivejinja on Wednesday made it back to cabinet after parliament's appointments committee approved his recent appointment as third deputy prime minister and minister for East African Community .

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  10. Women's curves, mansplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at the 2015 Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala. 50 years ago, a British zoologist, surrealist painter, television producer and former curator of primates at the London Zoo named Desmond Morris published what remains one of the greatest works of pop science ever written: "The Naked Ape."

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  11. San Diego Zoo's baby pygmy hippo dies, prompting tears, prayers from sad publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    It's a sad day for the folks at the San Diego Zoo who announced Friday morning that its week-old baby pygmy hippo has died. The 12-pound, 2 ounce bundle of joy, who was born to parents Francesca and Algon, was happily welcomed to the world just last week on Nov. 11. It was the zoological organization's first surviving pygmy hippo birth in more than ten years.

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  12. New study shows us what 'lovebird' really meansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... its feeding partner. In a recent paper in the journal Current Biology, researchers from Oxford's Department of Zoology say their study shows that love influences the great tit's foraging behavior . "The choice to stay close to their partner over ...

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  13. Birds Give Up Food to Stay Close to Their MatesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Discover

    Social living entails some compromise; that's as true for birds as it is for people. Foraging in flocks often means that some birds get a little less food than they might by flying solo, but there is also safety in numbers: flocks provide better defense against predators and more eyes to watch for danger.

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  14. Tobago's enigmatic 'beach-loving' millipedeRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2015 | Newsday

    ... is that the creature is actually an aquatic millipede. The millipede was discovered by Mike Rutherford, the Scottish zoology curator of the Department of Life Studies at the University of the West Indies. He first noticed the creature in 2012 in a ...

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  15. The social network: Dynamic lives of Grevy's zebras and wild asses exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Horsetalk

    A side-by-side comparison of the activity of Grevy's zebras and onagers. Graphic: Tanya Berger-Wolf, Chayant Tanitpathananandh, Daniel Rubenstein and Siva Sundaresan Africa's Grevy's zebra and the closely related Asian wild ass, the onager, have radically different social behaviors and community structures, researchers have found.

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  16. Dynamic social-network analysis reveals animal social behaviorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    Communities are defined by flux: friendships that form and break, loyalties that shift, and visitors passing through. But these dynamic interactions aren't represented in static maps of social networks.

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  17. Mumbai's Aarey Milk Colony is home to 4 new species of spidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Four new spider species discovered in Aarey in two years, thanks to social media, molecular research and stereomicroscopes fitted with DSLRs If you thought tarantulas were the stuff that Hollywood horror flicks are spun of, then wildlife researchers Zeeshan Mirza and Rajesh Sanap will tell you these hide right in your backyard. Between June and October, in 2009, the Marol boys were surveying Goregaon's Aarey Milk Colony, when they spotted a shallow burrow under a rotting log in the premises of a private estate.

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  18. Canadian conservation leader and TV nature program pioneer profiled in new biographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | CBC News

    ... who'd been a household name in the 50s hasn't been celebrated," said Penn, whose book McTaggart-Cowan was a popular zoology professor at the University of British Columbia, and was the dean of the graduate studies department when he retired in 1975. ...

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  19. A digital nomad's journey from zoologist to Toptal freelance designerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... that the high standards of its extensive screening process are also upheld for designers. "Come to think of it, zoology has a lot in common with the technical world. I was always very interested in the systems of animals and wildlife. These systems ...

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  20. Locusts at the wheel: University of Graz investigates collision detector inspired by insect eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... control if there is a danger of collision. It was nature that inspired Dr Manfred Hartbauer from the Institute of Zoology at the University of Graz: in dangerous traffic situations, migratory locusts react around ten times faster than humans. ...

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