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Sensor Fish Duo Successfully Tests Irrigation Screen

July 24, 2019

PNNL determines that technology helps downstream fish passage. Nestled along the expansive Columbia River Gorge is Oregon’s Hood…
Assessing riverside corridors — the ‘escape routes’ for animals under climate change — in the Northwest

February 21, 2019

Under climate change, plants and animals will shift their habitats to track the conditions they are adapted for.…
New atlas charts the epic migrations of deer, elk and antelope

November 28, 2018

A six-year collaboration between cartographers from the University of Oregon and wildlife biologists from the University of Wyoming…
A tree swallow finds a perch at Cornell Experimental Ponds. Credit: David Winkler, Cornell University
Aquatic insects linked to migratory bird breeding success

November 19, 2018

A sharp decline in migratory bird populations has flummoxed ecologists trying to pinpoint the risks faced by these…
Selfish Gene Makes Mice into Migrants

October 16, 2018

House mice carrying a specific selfish supergene move from one population to another much more frequently than their…
Scientists uncover volcanic lost world off the Tasmanian coast

October 8, 2018

The lost world was uncovered during detailed seafloor mapping by CSIRO research vessel Investigator while on a 25-day…
Feeding wildlife can influence migration, spread of disease

March 15, 2018

Animal migration patterns are changing as humans alter the landscape, according to new research from the University of Georgia.…
Whales turn tail at ocean mining noise

August 17, 2017

A new international study has measured the effect of loud sounds on migrating humpback whales as concern grows…
Migrating Mule Deer Track ‘Green Waves’ of Spring Forage

May 11, 2017

Migratory mule deer in Wyoming closely time their movements to track the spring green-up, providing evidence of an…
Migrating mule deer track “green waves” of spring forage

May 4, 2017

Migratory mule deer in Wyoming closely time their movements to track the spring green-up, providing evidence of an…
Puffins that stay close to their partner during migration have more chicks

April 14, 2017

Many long-lived birds, such as swans, albatrosses or indeed, puffins, are known for their long-lived, monogamous, ‘soulmate’ pairings.…
Teenage male whale sharks don’t want to leave home

November 16, 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Australian Institute of Marine Science, (AIMS) and collaborators across the…
Blackbirds switch abruptly to fly-by-night behaviour at migration time

October 18, 2016

Each year, billions of songbirds set out on autumn evenings to fly to their wintering grounds, necessitating a…
Seasonality of bird migration responds to environmental cues, scientists show

September 7, 2016

The seasonality of bird migration is shifting in response to climate change. As a result, birds in the…
Interactive map shows where animals will move under climate change

August 29, 2016

Scientists predict that as Earth warms and climate patterns morph in response, animals will be forced to move…
Migratory bears down in the dumps

June 27, 2016

University of Utah biologists working in Turkey discovered two surprising facts about a group of 16 brown bears:…
A tale of two subspecies

June 20, 2016

Evolutionary biologists studying the lineages of thinhorn sheep have found evidence suggesting that the species diverged hundreds of…
The Strait of Gibraltar proves no obstacle for eels

April 11, 2016

It is a myth that eels from the Mediterranean cannot swim out through the Strait of Gibraltar and…
Diverse migration helps birds cope with environmental change

January 26, 2016

Many species of migratory birds are in decline as a result of human impacts such as climate change…
Tropical Fire Ant Movement Traced to Spanish Ships

December 4, 2015

A genetic investigation of tropical fire ants has revealed insights into the history of their movement across the…
Following their noses to Lake Victoria – seagulls use smells to navigate

November 25, 2015

There’s not much you can teach seagulls about navigation. On their migratory journeys, they cover thousands of kilometres…
A whale of a migratory tale: A mother whale’s cultural traditions shape the genetics of her offspring

November 11, 2015

An international team lead by Macquarie researchers has found that the migratory behaviour of endangered southern right whales,…
Risk assessment, for the birds

November 4, 2015

Every year, backyard songbirds across the United States make an arduous journey to warmer winter climes. They migrate…
Alaskan trout choose early retirement over risky ocean-going career

October 30, 2015

Even fish look forward to retirement. After making an exhausting migration from river to ocean and back to…
Ocean heat content reveals secrets of fish migration behaviors

October 29, 2015

Researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science developed a new method…
Gone with the wind

October 21, 2015

Each year migratory birds travel over thousands of kilometres. In spring and autumn, billions of individuals move from…
Experts help Green Bay establish new island chain to benefit shipping and wildlife

September 21, 2015

A partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the shipping industry and other organizations to restore a chain of…
Researchers studying Oregon’s “resident population” of gray whales

August 5, 2015

Every year, some 20,000 gray whales migrate between the breeding lagoons of Baja, Mexico, and the bountiful feeding…
Blacklegged Tick Populations Have Expanded Via Migration, Biologists Show

July 8, 2015

Lyme disease cases are on the rise, with diagnoses occurring in areas that were historically Lyme-free. Scientists attribute…
Massive southern invasions by northern birds linked to climate shifts

May 12, 2015

With puzzling variability, vast numbers of birds from Canada’s boreal forests migrate hundreds or thousands of miles south…
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