How do birds learn their songs and calls? And what consequences could learning about bird-song have for humans? Learn all about the bird-brains behind the music in this article.
Understanding Animal Behavior
Understanding Animal Behavior helps us to not only appreciate the complexities and needs of biodiversity but can give us better insights into the things that effect animals and their habitats which can help us develop better environmental understanding and policies.
Everyday our bodies are working to keep us alive. Our bodies are regulating temperature, fluid levels, breath and heart beat; however, what about in extreme situations? Here we will explore how the human body adapts to survive when faced with a seemingly impossible situation.
The rhinoceros is the second largest land mammal in the world, second only to the elephant. Large and intelligent they have little to fear, except for humans, who have brought their species close to extinction. Learn how the rhino survives in its habitat and what conservation efforts are being made.
The Sahara Desert is the world’s biggest, and indeed a harsh environment for the creatures native to its massive wilderness. Read on for a discussion of how Saharan animals may adapt to climate change, which has dictated ecological shifts in the past and may today be influenced by human activity.
Even many residents of New England don’t know that their region lies along epic travel routes of species as diverse as monarch butterflies and North Atlantic right whales. Learn more about New England animal migrations, some of which are declining, and possible effects of climate change.