Rapid Global Warming is Driving Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbills to Local Extinction

Rapid Global Warming is Driving Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbills to Local Extinction

Global heating is exacerbating the harsh conditions associated with arid environments by elevating average air temperatures and increasing the frequency and intensity of heatwaves and drought. Possible consequences for animals inhabiting arid regions include increased frequency of mass mortality events and disastrous reproductive failures. However, heatwaves, especially in association with droughts, may also have insidious […]

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Planting Trees and Shrubs Will Help Bring Woodland Birds Back to Farms, Study Finds

Planting Trees and Shrubs Will Help Bring Woodland Birds Back to Farms, Study Finds

Oftentimes, where there are trees, there are birds, whether the landscape is woodland, forest, an urban park or rural farmland. In Australia, farmland is being revegetated to attract woodland bird species, a team of researchers wrote in The Conversation. Trees bordering paddocks are being planted, and stands of trees and shrubs that run beside creeks […]

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