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Zoology/Veterinary Science

Crucial action needed for coral reefs

An international group of scientific experts co-directed by CNRS oceanographer Jean-Pierre Gattuso* has stated the requirements for coral reef survival in an article published in Biological Conservation. Over 500 million people rely on…

Corals go hungry long before they bleach

Credit: © 2021 Morgan Bennett Smith The results of coral beaching are obvious -- stark underwater forests of white coral skeletons -- yet the physiological processes of bleaching are not well understood. Now, KAUST researchers…

Spotting cows from space

Researchers use satellite imagery to track interactions between cows and elk at the interface of wildland and rangeland Cows don't seem to have a whole lot going on most of the time. They're raised to spend their days grazing in the field,…

Can we end the cage age?

Switch to cage-free alternatives for farm animals is possible, but only with appropriate supporting measuresCredit: Kipster Between 2018 and 2020, 1,4 million EU citizens signed the petition 'End the Cage Age', with the aim of…