Marine Ecology

Sweet beaks: What Galapagos finches and marine bacteria have in common

The variety of finch species on the remote Galapagos Islands is the most prominent example for Charles Darwin’s and Alfred R. Wallace’s theory of evolution through natural selection. Galapagos finch species have developed distinct beak sizes and shapes and thereby have adapted to different food sources. This exemplifies how even closely related species can effectively…

Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin gets green light as court dismisses environmental challenge
Environmental News

Tesla’s Gigafactory Berlin gets green light as court dismisses environmental challenge

The freight traffic centre (GVZ) Freienbrink in the community Grünheide east of Berlin. Tesla is planning to build a Gigafactory in the huge forest area in the background. Image: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB/Gettyimages By Stan Schroeder2020-02-21 12:48:49 UTC Tesla has been given permission to continue preparatory work for its Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, which will be located at a…