A new study shows that house sparrows’ health closely correlates with urban density, and that sparrows are carrying surprisingly high loads of lead in their bodies.
Urban density strongly correlates with house sparrow health
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Thousands of survivors were stranded outside in Turkey and Syria in below freezing temperatures as rescuers continued combing through the rubble after the quake.
Just hours before Christian Atsu was trapped, he had scored the winning goal for the Turkish soccer club Hatayspor.
As the Syrian government tightly controls what aid it allows into opposition-held areas, border crossings with Turkey have been a lifeline.