Sydney Morning Herald Beached whales point to population rebound Sydney Morning Herald Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant "shark magnets".
Opposition MPs in Iceland have demanded a review of whaling, questioning any economic benefits and fearing damage to Iceland's reputation overseas (Opposition MPs in Iceland demand economic review of whaling http://t.co/kbSvzoJnlP...
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A fungus has been discovered in the rainforest of Ecuador by Yale students, and is said to be able to eat plastic on a large scale. (Could a fungus help us to breakdown currently non-decomposable plastic?
Evolutionary theory and ecology have been brought together to explore one of the big questions in ecology: How is biodiversity developed and maintained? "This is a fundamental question if we want to protect biodiversity -- what exactly do we need to protect?" says the study's leader.