A new study co-authored by GEE's Seirian Sumner investigates an overlooked reason for widespread cooperation amongst animals

13 March 2018

Honey bee

Animals living in volatile habitats can gain major evolutionary benefits by shielding their families from the changing environment, suggests research from UCL, the University of Bristol and University of Exeter.

Read full article: Animals shield their families from a harsh world
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Altruism in a volatile world
See also:
The risky lives of social animals by Patrick Kennedy