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Personality differences: in lean times red deer with dominant personalities pay a high price

Personality differences: in lean times red deer with dominant personalities pay a high price

Saving energy is important for humans and animals alike when resources are limited. Scientists at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, found out that although higher-ranked red deer gain privileged access to patches of food, they also have higher metabolic rates and thus use more energy. This can […]

Environmental complexity promotes biodiversity

Environmental complexity promotes biodiversity

A new study published in the journal American Naturalist helps explain how spatial variation in natural environments helps spur evolution and give rise to biodiversity. The study, led by McGill University evolutionary biologist Ben Haller in collaboration with IIASA Evolution and Ecology Program Leader Ulf Dieckmann and IIASA researcher Rupert Mazzucco, suggests that a varied […]

Oprescu: Vom avea piste pentru biciclisti atat pe carosabil, cat si pe trotuare

Oprescu: Vom avea piste pentru biciclisti atat pe carosabil, cat si pe trotuare

  Primarul Capitalei, Sorin Oprescu, a declarat vineri ca toate obiectivele rutiere reabilitate si cele noi au prevazute piste pentru biciclisti pe carosabil, iar, acolo unde locul nu permite, acestea vor fi trasate pe trotuare. “Astea noi (bulevardele, n.r.) pe care le termin acum, cum ar fi Liviu Rebreanu sau Berzei, le facem cu piste […]