Habitat

Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Learn from the habitat “haves” to help save an endangered rattlesnake

Newswise – COLUMBUS, Ohio – Comparing the genetics and patterns of ‘have’ and ‘have-not’ habitat relocation among two populations of threatened rattlesnakes has yielded a new way to use landscape science data to guide landscape planning. conservation that would give the have-nots a better chance of surviving. The study suggests that a collection of six …

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29 Wyoming Wildlife Habitat Management Areas close each winter to minimize stress on animals, forage

29 Wyoming Wildlife Habitat Management Areas close each winter to minimize stress on animals, forage

CASPER, Wyo. – Winter closures are implemented annually in 29 of Wyoming’s wildlife habitat management areas to protect animals and their wintering grounds, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. “Seasonal closures are essential to minimize disturbance causing stress to overwintering deer, elk, bighorn sheep and other wildlife,” said Ray Bredehoft, habitat and access …

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Anthropocene

Farmers wiped out habitat to reduce disease caused by wildlife. For the birds, their efforts backfired.

A murderous year 2006 E.coli An outbreak linked to spinach on a farm in central California has prompted growers there to remove grasslands and woods bordering their fields, fearing they could harbor disease-carrying wild animals. It turns out that this strategy could have done more harm than good. Birds on California farms with nearby wild …

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