Posts Tagged ‘Geography’

Mali elephant wearing a GPS collar.

Violence in Mali threatening survival of endangered elephants

Dec. 12, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia and Oxford University researchers have revealed the secrets of survival of an endangered population of African elephant in the unforgiving Sahara desert. These animals have the biggest migration among elephants, the study finds, but recent violence in Mali may now be putting them at risk.

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Some corals like it hot: Heat stress may help coral reefs survive climate change

Mar. 30, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A team of international scientists working in the central Pacific have discovered that coral which has survived heat stress in the past is more likely to survive it in the future.

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