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Lots of natural history going on in wetlands

...fishes, as well as habitat for worms, clams and tube-building amphipods (shrimp-like crustaceans). All this potential food brings in the predators. For shorebirds, the peak of activity is in late April and May for the northward migration...
Genetically engineered salmon still a ways off as FDA delays approval

...Murkowski's opposition is rooted in concern for her state's fishing industry, other senators have expressed worries about potential food safety or environmental risks. More than a dozen senators have written the FDA with concern about the approval process...
Spring is here. Can you smell it?

...whether it was a good or bad experience, helps omnivores (such as humans and bears) sort through the large list of potential food items they encounter. Ever had a particular food (or beverage) make you really sick? After that, sometimes for...
Kenai hunter attributes continued success to preseason scouting

...of their SUV while driving on back roads, Malloy makes frequent forays into the field before opening day to find potential food for his freezer. This year alone he had already located four bull moose - three of which were legal - in the weeks...
The indomitable

...heard a chestnut-backed imitate a coyote's howl and theorized that it may have been alerting other chickadees to a potential food source. The greatest challenge these birds face in winter is conserving energy. Small birds (chestnut-backs weigh...
Moss sex, oh yes the damp moss. The animals are attracted to the sperm- and egg-producing organs by some chemical signal or potential food reward, such as sugars, fatty acids, or mucilage (much as insects are attracted to nectar in flowers). Experiments...


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