The question of how pesticides affect public health and the environment has generated a lot of attention in Québec. Pesticides are widely used and often end up in our natural environment. Leer más.
Herpetologists first noticed that the global frog population and other amphibian species were declining abnormally fast during the 1980s and began working tirelessly to identify the causational factors. Knowing why amphibians are dying off, and studying the unique characteristics found in those that are persevering, may give humans the key to saving these essential species. Leer más.
Lyme disease is one of the most devastating tick-borne infections in the United States, affecting more than 300,000 people each year. It’s also one of the most mysterious: The creature that spreads it—the black-legged tick—lives throughout the country. Yet the northeastern United States is home to far more cases than anywhere else. Now, researchers have identified an unexpected reason: lizards. Leer más.
La Fundación Hombre y Naturaleza (FHYN) ha puesto ya en marcha su nuevo proyecto de conservación de especies amenazas en Bahía de Santander y Montaña Pasiega, dos de sus áreas prioritarias de trabajo. Se trata de un proyecto financiado con 300.000 euros, provenientes de fondos europeos del Pacto Verde europeo impulsado por la presidenta Von der Leyen. Leer más.
Cyrtodactylus namtiram • A New Species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Manipur State, northeast India, with A Critical Review highlighting extensive errors in Literature Covering Bent-toed Geckos of the Indo-Burma Region. Leer más.