Thursday 02 August 2012
Critically endangered whales sing like birds; New recordings hint at reboundEurekAlert | 02 Aug 2012
A University of Washington researcher and colleagues discovered the critically endangered bowhead whales singing like birds in the Fram Strait, indicating that the whales might be more populous than previously thought or that they sing a wide repertoire of songs, unlike other whales.
Greenland's ice 'melts in spurts'BBC | 02 Aug 2012
Ice loss from Greenland's vast sheet may happen mainly in short bursts, research suggests, meaning sea level changes are hard to predict.
Sustainable fish sales surge in the UKGuardian Unlimited | 02 Aug 2012
Sales of alternative and more sustainable species of fish have risen sharply over the past year, UK supermarkets reported on Wednesday.
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