Archive for September 2020
Songbirds regained their vocal range during a citywide lockdown
Songbirds began singing more joyfully again and changing their tunes in the process as males tried to woo females.
Bushfires release decades of pollutants absorbed by forests
When bushfires strike, pollutants absorbed by plants are re-released into the air with smoke and ash.
Back to sender: a national park in Asia takes on litterbugs
Litterbugs will get their trash sent back and will also face hefty fines and even a spell in prison.
Digitalization can help post-COVID European economies become greener
“For us, the 2030 target is ambitious, it’s achievable and it is beneficial for Europe,” a senior EU official says.
Despite taboos many West African farmers eat wild animals
Mammals, most notably small-sized species, now dominate the wildmeat trade around High Niger National Park.
Noise pollution harms fish in various ways, scientists say
Fish exposed to noise pollution experience stress, loss of hearing and various changes to their behaviors.