Bird uses hurricane winds to accelerate flight speed to 100 MPH
Makes me wonder how insects navigate through hurricanes -- whether they have any control or are just go wherever the hurricane blows them. Seems like it would be possible to track them, since dragonflies have been tracked before.
Marijuana farms poisoning carnivorous beasts in CA
It's the clandestine pot farms in forests that are the problem. Not the commercial farms in the valley
New method for finding Bigfoot: leeches
Orang Pendek is a cryptid that according to legend lives in habitat -- Sumatra -- where terrestrial leeches are abundant. The same can be said for the Yeti, which is said to live in Bhutan and Nepal, both of which have terrestrial leeches.
Sensor enables 3D mapping of rainforests, tree by
1 meter resolution at 10,000 feet -- that blows away MODIS/Landsat imagery. Kind of wonder what would happen if that technology feel in the "wrong" hands -- e.g. loggers would have an easy time conducting timber assessments.
Elephants help frogs
Well yes, that's true, but the "elephant problem" is a consequence of humans occupying and manipulating their habitat
Do wind farms drive local warming?
Cooling during the day and warming at night sounds like a good thing to me!