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Urban density strongly correlates with house sparrow health

A new study from the University of Nevada, Reno shows that house sparrows’ health closely correlates with urban density, and that sparrows are carrying surprisingly high loads of lead in their bodies.

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New study: 2021 heat wave created ‘perfect storm’ for shellfish die-off

A team led by the University of Washington has produced the first comprehensive report of the impacts of the 2021 Pacific Northwest heat wave on shellfish.

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What the Nose Doesn’t Know Helps Wildlife: Using Olfactory Cues to Protect Vulnerable Species

Behavioral ecologists have discovered a way to harness animals’ olfactory ability to protect vulnerable plants and endangered animals.

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