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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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When did you last hear a cuckoo?

Today’s post in our staff blog is from the Head of Online Communication, Richard Scrase, on the decline of the cuckoo and nightingale.
Today’s post in our staff blog is from the Head of Online Communication, Richard Scrase, on the decline of the cuckoo and nightingale. When did you last hear a Cuckoo? Or a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/when-did-you-last-hear-a-cuckoo/

42 thousand red-listed turtles taken per year

A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries.
A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/42-thousand-red-listed-turtles-taken-per-year/

Animal research and Asian vulture conservation

While the contribution of animal research for human medical development is well known, the role that animal studies have to play in environmental and conservation work often receives very little attention.
While the contribution of animal research for human medical development is well known, the role that animal studies have to play in environmental and conservation work often… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/animal-research-and-asian-vulture-conservation/

Bat populations rise

by Theodore Roethke
The Bat by Theodore Roethke     By day the bat is cousin to the mouse. He likes the attic of an aging house. His fingers make a hat about his head. His pulse beat so slow… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/bat-populations-rise/

Polar bears and brown bears interbred

A genetic study of living and the ancient remains of polar and brown bears has revealed that they interbred during the last ice age and that modern polar bears are descended on the female side from brown bears that lived in Ireland.
A genetic study of living and the ancient remains of polar and brown bears has revealed that they interbred during the last ice age and that modern polar bears are descended on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/polar-bears-and-brown-bears-interbred/

A tale of three species

The law of unintended consequences may have led to saving rabbits at the expense of a two incredible species: a prehistoric invertebrate and a small bird with one of the most impressive known migrations.
The law of unintended consequences may have led to saving rabbits at the expense of a two incredible species: a prehistoric invertebrate and a small bird with one of the most… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/a-tale-of-three-species/

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