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Monarch Migration: Saving a Saga

Monarch Migration: Saving a Saga | Environment Science | Scoop.it
Between Canada and Mexico, our flagship butterfly is facing serious threats to its migration journey and habitat. Here's what people are doing to help.
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The population of Monarch Butterfly has been decreased in past few months, due to increased global warming and the destruction of environment, natural habitats for these types of creatures are no longer exist to migrate for.

It it known that the migration of big species does impact to real world, but do they not realize that these migrations could make it difficult as many of the species are extinct at half of the journey. 

Zoologist Dr. Lincoln Brower stated some of the reviews and investigation of individual overwintering colonies of Monarch Butterfly - which later he figure that we all needed plans to maintain the population of Monarch Butterfly.

  However, there a way within the article that decribes of how to regain the population of these rare species. Many of which prefer to create a waystations - involving on what Monarch Butterfly likes to pollunated with; milkweed. In a way of this start, Canadian governments and other governments in North American started to plan an idea for decrease amount of glyphosate and other pesticides - as this will decrease the chances of Monarch Butterfly to migrate over.

   In other news, the population of Monarch Butterfly does bring a glorious journey to Mexico, as some people celebrates their migration from Canada, believing that theses butterflies are represent as the souls of human ancestors.

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How Tiny Fish Could Reveal Effects of Chemical Exposure by Elizabeth Grossman: Yale Environment 360

How Tiny Fish Could Reveal Effects of Chemical Exposure by Elizabeth Grossman: Yale Environment 360 | Environment Science | Scoop.it
Researchers at a lab at Oregon State University are using zebrafish to assess the impacts of multiple chemical exposures.
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   In a lab of Oregan State University, Professor Robert Tanguay decribes the ecosystem of zebrafish — silver, striped, and one inch long could really help to  expose the toxicology of marine environment.

    In a sense, our marine environment or oceans are also producing a chemical exposures, which brings us why so many rare sea creatures are extint out in the sea. However, the zebrafish is much protective against the chemical exposures. From 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spilled, the survival of other sea creatures are possible to thrive for. In fact, the zebrafish is unique and able to lived on. What's interesting about zebrafish is that their gene are mostly same as human, possibly when they expose in certain chemical, their DNA could affect in many different way - in terms of finding specific diseases or human health research.

    Zebrafish does not only affect through inside their sustain body, but also through physical itself. The chemical exposures of certain toxic could lead some affect to living creatures body, in terms of reproduction, metabolism, and body systems. From the article, it explains how zebrafish body systems could affect many different type of toxics. Similar to human body systems, these zebrafish are one of kind sea creatures that provide a precautions of what chemical can expose to us. Primarily, the ability to work with same gene of sea creatures helped to eliminate disease and other nasty things that affect to us all.

 

 

 

 

 

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Bees Can Learn to Recognize Human Faces | Environment News Service

Bees Can Learn to Recognize Human Faces | Environment News Service | Environment Science | Scoop.it

Bees Can Learn to Recognize Human Faces

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The bees does not only improvise to keep the flowers polluted, they are also able to learn some of human faces. From the report given, the bees, which contains less than one million neurons, is actually very good at learning to master complex tasks. They are like the visual representations of tasking minimal hardwares and solving the complex in return.

From an experiment that told by Dr. Adrian Dyer, he submits that bees can actually recognize or remember faces of human. In a way, they tested with pictures of person pattern, and if the bees get it right, they deserve a sugar - which in a way a reward for the right choice.

Although the ability of bees interaction with the human recognization is also important. In a picture given from the title, this particular bees does not fear of the woman - which brings us another way of representation.

Overall the bees does manipulate of what they see and recognize, even in a noisy and cluttering conditions. Which brought this an evolution that our machinary could be act the same way as bees does in its environmental surroudings.

 

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