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Determining the bioaccumulation of 9 metals in aquatic invertebrates in mining areas - Science Daily


Science Daily
A study conducted in mining areas in Asturias by the Animal Ecotoxicity and Biodiversity group led by Dr Pilar Rodriguez, through collaboration between the Department of Zoology and Animal Cellular Biology and that of Genetics, Physical Anthropology ...

Biodiversity in peril! - Philippine Star


Philippine Star
All the essential products and services upon which we depend on are made possible by the biodiversity of our planet – the biosphere, the life within it – plant and animal life with the water and air vital to life. This is the earth's natural capital ...

US professor of biology believes hunted whale to be a blue whale - Iceland Monitor


Iceland Monitor
... in the photographs he saw of the whale carcass. Icelandic marine biologist Gísli Arnór Víkingsson said to mbl.is yesterday that he believes it's a rare hybrid whale but that this couldn't be confirmed until DNA samples from the animal have been ...
Iceland Magazine (press release)

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Animals are a major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their life. Most animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently. All animals are also heterotrophs, meaning they must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance. Most known animal phyla appeared in the fossil record as marine species during the Cambrian explosion, about 542 million years ago.

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