Archive for May 14th, 2017:

‘Fake females’ to aid rare moth work in Cairngorms

Image copyright Tom Prescott Image caption Despite its name the Kentish glory is only found in the UK in north east Scotland Conservationists are to coat pieces of rubber with the scent of female moths as part of a survey of a rare species in the Cairngorms. In the UK, the Kentish glory is only

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UN examines fossil fuel influence in climate talks process

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Green campaigners say representatives of fossil fuel industries have too much influence Campaigners say there should be greater scrutiny of industry bodies that are involved in UN climate talks. Environmental groups allege that fossil fuel industries are funding a number of business and industry participants in these talks. These

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Lions face same threats as extinct Ice Age cats

Image copyright University of Sussex Image caption The African lion formerly ranged throughout Eurasia and Africa, but today is only found in sub-Saharan Africa Two big cats – the African lion and the Sunda clouded leopard – are most at risk from extinction caused by loss of prey, according to a new analysis. Lack of

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