Schon vor Jahrzehnten gelang es Island von fossilen Energieträgern auf Geothermie und Wasserkraft umzusteigen. Der Historiker Odinn Melsted vom Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften und Europäische Ethnologie erforscht mit einem DOC-Stipendium der ÖAW, wie die „Energiewende“ im hohen Norden gelang.
Climate change is killing penguin chicks from the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins, not just indirectly – by depriving them of food, as has been repeatedly documented for these and other seabirds – but directly as a result of … Continue reading →
CEHD alumna writes children’s book about animal friends on St. Kitts Can a dog and a monkey be best friends? In Heidi Fagerberg’s first children’s book, Lion Paw and Oliver – An Unlikely Friendship, readers learn that the answer is … Continue reading →
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Two new species of owls have been discovered in the Philippines, and a Michigan State University researcher played a key role in confirming their existence. The discovery, which is featured in the current issue of Forktail, … Continue reading →
SAN FRANCISCO – An unusually hot melting season in 2010 accelerated ice loss in southern Greenland by 100 billion tons – and large portions of the island’s bedrock rose an additional quarter of an inch in response. That’s the finding … Continue reading →
The tendency to perceive others as “us versus them” isn’t exclusively human but appears to be shared by our primate cousins, a new study led by Yale researchers has found. In a series of ingenious experiments, Yale researchers led by … Continue reading →
The fifth Howler Monkey census at the Smithsonian’s Barro Colorado Island research station in Panama, organized by Katie Milton, professor in the department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at the University of California, Berkeley, revealed that monkey numbers have … Continue reading →