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Images Dated 3rd March 2004

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Infected bee, SEM Featured 3 Mar 2004 Image

Infected bee, SEM

Diseased bee. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a honeybee (Apis mellifera) infected with mites (Varroa sp., not seen). The mites cause a disease called varroatosis, which often results in deformed wings. Honeybee mites feed on the body fluid of adult bees and their pupae. Female mites lay their eggs inside the wax brood cells that contain larvae. There, the mites can cause significant damage to a bee's development, as seen here. Infestation of a hive with mites can cause eventual destruction of the colony. Honeybees are economically important as pollinators of many of the world's crops


Venices MOSE flood barrier Featured 3 Mar 2004 Image

Venices MOSE flood barrier

Venice's MOSE flood barrier, computer model. The MOSE project is designed to protect Venice, Italy, from extreme floods. Six barriers, each measuring 5x20x30 metres, are seen here. A total of 79 will be built across the three inlets to the lagoon surrounding the island of Venice. The barriers are normally full of water and lie flat on the seabed. When the water level rises, air is pumped into the barriers, and they rise on hinges to form a row. They are designed to prevent floods up to 2 metres high. Such extreme floods, mainly due to winds and tides, are predicted to worsen due to global warming. Initial MOSE construction began in 2003, and the gates will be built from 2006-2011


Zebra Finch - Male at pool Featured 3 Mar 2004 Image

Zebra Finch - Male at pool

Zebra Finch - Male at pool
At Lajamanu an aboriginal community on the northern edge of the Tanami Desert. Northern Territory, Australia
Taeniopygia guttata
The arid interior of Australia has reddish rocks and mud. The most widespread finch found right throughout Australia except for the northern, eastern and southern coasts. Generally regarded as a bird of drier inland regions. Found in grassy woodland, scrub, spinifex and mulga but never far from water
Don Hadden
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