European Commission, ecology
Dolphins by Name
Dolphins by Name
Sabrina Richards | Jul 23, 2013
Bottlenose dolphins can recognize and respond to their own “signature whistles,” strengthening the evidence that these whistles function like names.
New European Science Budgets
New European Science Budgets
Kate Yandell | Jul 1, 2013
The recently announced science budgets for the UK and the larger EU are protected from major cuts but still disappoint some research advocates.
Research Behind Bars
Research Behind Bars
Dan Cossins | Jul 1, 2013
Ecologist Nalini Nadkarni advances forest conservation and science advocacy by enlisting the help of prisoners.
Sea Bugs
Sea Bugs
Joshua S. Weitz and Steven W. Wilhelm | Jul 1, 2013
Ocean viruses can impact marine ecosystems in several ways.
Science on Lockdown
Science on Lockdown
Dan Cossins | Jul 1, 2013
A forest ecologist comes down from the canopy to bring science to the masses, forming a series of improbable collaborations with prisoners.
An Ocean of Viruses
An Ocean of Viruses
Joshua S. Weitz and Steven W. Wilhelm | Jul 1, 2013
Viruses abound in the world’s oceans, yet researchers are only beginning to understand how they affect life and chemistry from the water’s surface to the sea floor.
Salamander Evolution
Salamander Evolution
Dan Cossins | Jun 1, 2013
Yale University evolutionary biologist Steven Brady studies the evolutionary impacts of roads on the amphibians.
Mary O’Connor: Warming Up
Mary O’Connor: Warming Up
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2013
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia. Age: 34
Bird Bullies
Bird Bullies
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Regular supplies of food for scavenger birds in Spain may not be the most effective conservation strategy, as smaller birds are bullied away.
Opinion: Don’t Fear GM Crops, Europe!
Opinion: Don’t Fear GM Crops, Europe!
et al, G. Masip | May 28, 2013
If the European Union is to have any hope of feeding its population in the future, it must end its illogical aversion to genetic modification.