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The life of a shark scientist

[ad_1] Image copyright Melissa Marquez Image caption A marine biologist, in her natural habitat What do marine biologists do all day? It’s not all about time in the ocean, though Melissa Marquez often wishes it was! A marine biologist and shark researcher based in Sydney, she has given BBC News a quick guide to ocean […]

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Fears over protected wildlife disturbed by drones

[ad_1] Image copyright Raymond Besant/BBC Autumnwatch Image caption Fulmar seabirds have been professionally filmed using drones in Orkney Police and wildlife experts are becoming “increasingly concerned” at the number of cases of protected wildlife being disturbed by drones. They say some drones are being flown dangerously close to breeding birds and animals at sites in […]

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Pests to eat more crops in warmer world

[ad_1] Image copyright Keith Ewing / CC BY 2.0 Image caption Wheat, a crop typically grown in cool climates, could be hit hard, say the authors Insects will be at the heart of worldwide crop losses as the climate warms up, predicts a US study. Scientists estimate the pests will be eating 10-25% more wheat, […]