Monthly Archives: January 2019

What career? Science becoming a gig economy with declining research options

Environmental science is becoming an increasingly precarious career, with around 50 per cent of postgraduate researchers leaving the field after only five years, a US study based on a global citation database has found. It says there has been a … Continue reading

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Cameras show wolves using Canada’s railways as nocturnal fast track

Wolves in Canada appear to use railway tracks as an easy travel route and to scavenge carcasses of animals such as elk and moose that have been killed by train collisions, a study in Ontario has found. A 12-month  camera … Continue reading

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