Environment in Focus

The Environment in Focus
5:26 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Female Song Birds Turn Darwin's Theory Upside Down

Since Darwin's time, most scientists and school children have assumed that the singing of song birds in the spring is an almost exclusively male trait.  But new research by Kevin Omland and Karan Odom of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and colleagues shows that both female and males sing in 71 percent of the surveyed song bird species around the world.

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The Environment in Focus
2:12 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Watermen Evolve Into Aquaculture Business Entrepreneurs

Chesapeake Gold Oyster Farm
Credit I Love Blue Sea

Because wild Chesapeake Bay oysters are increasingly scarce, many oyster harvesters are switching to growing their own oysters in tanks and underwater cages.

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