Tag: human activity

July 6, 2018

Mammals adapt to nightlife to avoid humans

Mammals are becoming more active during the night, researchers found. The reason? Humans. A study published in Science found that settlement, hunting or recreational activity have caused animal activity during...

June 6, 2018

JWM: Harvest may not impact where wolves rear pups

How does hunting affect where gray wolves (Canis lupus) bring up their pups? A new study from Idaho suggests that despite the presence of hunters, wolves rear their offspring in...

April 4, 2018

Humans likely behind most Ontario raptor deaths

Birds face increasing hazards as cars hurtle down highways and skyscrapers rise against the horizon. In Ontario, researchers found human development was probably the primary driver of raptor mortality over...