Nest site-spotting drones may be a nightjar's best friend

There remains a lot we don't know about the whereabouts of the all the plastic waste that washes into the ocean each year, but scientists are continuing to discover bits and pieces in increasingly concerning places. The latest study in this area has uncovered evidence of plastic waste in the stomachs of sea turtles hailing from all corners of the globe, shedding new light on the far-reaching implications of our plastic pollution problem... Continue Reading Microplastics discovered in the guts of sea turtles all over the world Category: Environment Tags: Microplastic Ocean Plastics University of Exeter

Nest site-spotting drones may be a nightjar's best friend

The European nightjar is a protected species in parts of the UK, so when forestry or construction work is planned to take place in their habitat, ecologists first need to check for nesting ...

15 hours ago from Gizmag

Microplastics discovered in the guts of sea turtles all over the world

There remains a lot we don't know about the whereabouts of the all the plastic waste that washes into the ocean each year, but scientists are continuing to discover bits and pieces in ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Gizmag

Drones help map sea level rise

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Cold-stunned turtles flown from New England to Florida Keys

Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles rescued off New England's coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital.

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Ocean Cleanup Project struggles to get its system up to speed

Around six weeks have passed since the Ocean Cleanup Project installed its first trash-catching system in the Pacific, and it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing for the huge floating ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Gizmag

New approach helps mitigating the effect of climate change on sea turtles

New research has reported effective conservation strategies that can mitigate the impacts of climate warming on sea turtle nesting success.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Expert: 'No single, one-size-fits-all solution' to plastic waste problem

Governments, businesses and people around the world must play major roles in managing the rapidly growing plastics economy and the waste it produces, according to an expert in the Center for ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone

The biggest obstacle to delivery drones isn't technology, it's regulation and public acceptance.

20 hours ago from BBC Technology

Russia reveals Kalashnikov drones to patrol the Arctic

The drones will offer 'round-the-clock protection of the perimeters' according the the arms makers.

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Record numbers of cranes now call the UK home

Fri 14 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

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