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Newswise: Squirrels Listen in to Birds’ Conversations as Signal of Safety
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    4-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718194

Squirrels Listen in to Birds’ Conversations as Signal of Safety

PLOS

Hearing casual chatter of birds after predator call reassures squirrels to come off high alert

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28-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718411

Combining Western Science, Indigenous Knowledge Offers New Approach to Effects of Climate Change

Northern Arizona University

Jaime Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation, brought her community's priorities to the scientific process as she studied climate change and took what she learned back to them, sparking a more holistic conversation about what can be done to combat the effects of warming.

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3-Sep-2019 4:40 PM EDT

Article ID: 718307

What if We Paid Countries to Protect Biodiversity?

Lund University

Researchers from Sweden, Germany, Brazil and the USA have developed a financial mechanism to support the protection of the world's natural heritage.

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30-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Crows Consciously Control Their Calls
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    27-Aug-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 717758

Crows Consciously Control Their Calls

PLOS

Crows can voluntarily control the release and onset of their calls, suggesting that songbird vocalizations are under cognitive control, according to a study published August 27 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Katharina Brecht of the University of Tübingen, and colleagues.

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20-Aug-2019 4:55 PM EDT
Newswise: Climate is Changing Faster Than Animal Adaptation

Article ID: 717705

Climate is Changing Faster Than Animal Adaptation

Cornell University

An international team of scientists reviewed more than 10,000 published climate change studies and has reached a sobering conclusion. Birds and other animals cannot adapt fast enough to keep pace with climate change, throwing species survival in doubt.

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20-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717294

Green Turtles Eat Plastic That Looks Like Their Food

University of Exeter

Green turtles are more likely to swallow plastic that resembles their natural diet of sea grass, new research suggests.

Released:
9-Aug-2019 3:35 PM EDT
Newswise: Male black widows piggyback on work of rivals in a desperate attempt to find a mate

Article ID: 717046

Male black widows piggyback on work of rivals in a desperate attempt to find a mate

University of Toronto

Study finds males will follow silk road left by their rivals in search of a mate.

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6-Aug-2019 4:25 PM EDT

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