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July 2, 2013
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Boat noise stops fish finding home

Boat noise disrupts orientation behaviour in larval coral reef fish, according to new research from the Universities of Exeter, Bristol and Liège. Reef fish are normally attracted by reef sound but the study, conducted in French Polynesia, found that fish … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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Female Fish Choose Attractive Friends to Avoid Attention

Scientists have observed a strategy for females to avoid unwanted male attention: choosing more attractive friends. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study is the first to show females spending time with those more sexually … Continue reading

October 1, 2011
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Britain’s Wildlife Will Benefit from Better Coastal Structures

*Plants and animals that live on Britain’s coasts could benefit from changes to the way coastal structures such as seawalls, breakwaters, rock armour and jetties are designed and built.* *Research by the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth and Treweek Environmental … Continue reading

April 2, 2011
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Research Shows Not Only the Fittest Survive

Darwin’s notion that only the fittest survive has been called into question by new research published in Nature. A collaboration between the Universities of Exeter and Bath in the UK, with a group from San Diego State University in the … Continue reading