Researchers have documented a species of tropical corvid (crow) effectively using tools (e.g. sticks, twigs) to forage. The paper Discovery of species-wide tool use in the Hawaiian crow, published in the journal Nature, documented the foraging […]
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When the summer dies down and flowers cease to bloom, ruby-throated hummingbirds begin their autumn migration.
Barred owls (Strix varia) are one of the most commonly found owls in Eastern part of North America — at least they used to only be found in the East — now they can be […]
Brown-headed cowbirds are brood parasites, meaning that females lay eggs in the nests of other species. Despite having a reputation for being bad parents, brown-headed cowbirds apparently aren’t that bad. Brown-headed cowbirds […]
It’s not always smooth cruising on the thermals for vultures. Sometimes birds experience in-flight turbulence which causes them to deviate from their initial flight path. This type of flight is known as “contorted soaring”.
In a study published in PLOS one, scientists focused on facilitation as an ecological exchange between species, whereby a species habitat is enhanced by another species. In this case, scientists studied wading […]
In 2011 the the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) was hit by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and 50 minutes later a massive tsunami. All infrastructure in Tohoku region of Japan was crippled, […]
In 2011 a massive earthquake struck Japan triggering a destructive tsunami off the coast of the Miyagi prefecture. The earthquake was registered as a magnitude 9.0 (Baba, 2013). The news of the […]
The Atomic States of America (2012) is a documentary film that primarily focuses on two nuclear communities in the United States — Shirley, New York and Middletown, Pennsylvania. Shirley is a community […]