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Recruiting armies of albatrosses could enable the detection of illegal fishing
New discoveries about the way grizzly bears retain muscle strength during hibernation could help patients with muscle atrophy
The release of pharmaceuticals into rivers and lakes is having dramatic consequences for both human health and that of ecosystems
 New evidence reveals just how persistent some neonicotinoids are in the environment, raising questions for the countries that still allow their use
As Arctic ice diminishes, new pathways are opening up, with potentially deadly consequences for marine mammals
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s Rising Star winner brings us a nature study in white
A new animation produced by the charity Born Free raises the issue of captive lions in South Africa – marketed as ‘orphans’ to well-meaning tourists, but really a money-making con
The United States is grappling with a wild pig invasion. Working out where they roam and why is the first step towards controlling the population
Increased interest in the farming of endangered animals as a conservation method has led to a closer look at pangolins. Could farming their meat and scales save wild populations?
A WWF report has revealed that global forest vertebrate populations have declined by 53 per cent since 1970, raising questions about the methods used to measure forest regeneration
Around 75 million birds are kept as pets in Indonesia, threatening to wipe out some wild bird populations
Migratory animals are actively adjusting their traditions to cope with the environmental crisis, new research has found
After years of trials, talks, tweaks and test runs, EarthRanger has now come of age and is being rolled out across Africa. But can the brainchild of the co-founder of Microsoft make a serious difference in the fight against the…
A look at the contribution of hippos to the savannah ecosystem has revealed that their preferred lifestyle is crucial for maintaining life in the rivers they laze in
The new app encourages young children to connect with the natural world while allowing scientists to track levels of biodiversity across the UK
Could grey seals singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star help develop a new system for studying speech disorders?
Celebrities and animal welfare groups have been expressing their disappointment online about Japan’s pledge to restart its whaling activities this year

Julysub 2020

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