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How falling a gecko lands on its feet

New research uncovers the super-tail of the gecko According to new research the gecko may have the most dynamic tail in the natural world. Two researchers from UC Berkley have…

Overfishing may hurt Amazon forest trees

Overfishing is reducing the effectiveness of seed dispersal by fish in the Brazilian Pantanal, reports Nature. The research suggests that fishing practices can affect forest health. In the Pantanal, a…

Termites may produce cleaner biofuels

? Termites may produce cleaner biofuels Termites may produce cleaner biofuels mongabay.com November 23, 2007 Termites may be the key to greener, more effective biofuels, report scientists writing in the…

Iguanas listen to birds to avoid predators

Iguanas listen to birds to avoid predators Galapagos Marine Iguanas eavesdrop on mockingbirds to avoid predation Jeremy Hance, special to mongabay.com October 29, 2007 As the world's only sea-feeding lizard,…