The Friday Five: Conservation and nature stories from around the world that caught our eye this week
Each week, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or new discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. The Friday Five is a weekly roundup of some of the conservation and nature stories that caught our attention the week of June 29, 2020:
Bumbling about bumble bees
Researchers are studying and filling in the missing information on studies on the decline of western bumble bees, a species once abundant on the west coast of the United States.
A doorcam video shows a mother bear with two cubs in tow seizing the opportunity to break into a parked minivan in BC.
Getting with the times
The migration of two species has been affected by climate change, which has implications for the protection of nature.
Microcosm in a teaspoon
A teaspoon of soil from the Amazonian rainforest contains hundreds of fungal species, many of which are poorly understood.
The ultimate diet food
Scientists have an explanation as to why jellyfish, calorie-less and with zero carbs and fats, still attract predators.