Journal archives for November 2018

November 09, 2018

What I learnt pulling a straw out of a turtle’s nose.

When my video went viral, I found that communicating to non-scientists is uncomfortable — and effective, says Christine Figgener.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07287-z

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November 17, 2018

A salamander’s dangerous liaisons.

The giant genomes of these struggling amphibians tell a story of outsider invasions, assault by disease and cross-species sex. A geneticist explains.

https://www.knowablemagazine.org/article/living-world/2018/salamanders-dangerous-liaisons

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November 19, 2018

The green turtles hang on.

In San Diego's South Bay, green sea turtles survive. One sickly green sea turtle was taken from there to Sea World to assess what was wrong with it. Other than a mangled flipper and a missing tail that were old wounds, four bullets were also found.

https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2018/nov/19/green-turtles-hang/

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November 30, 2018

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Protect California's Shasta Salamanders From Extinction.

The salamanders are imminently threatened by plans to raise the height of Northern California’s Shasta Dam, which would result in extensive flooding of their habitat.

https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2018/shasta-salamander-11-29-2018.php

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