Title A mother bird with a helper lives longer, according to study of Seychelles warblers Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Seychelles News Agency Media type Web Country/Territory Seychelles Date 09/06/2019 Description Female Seychelles warblers have been found to age slower and live longer when they have help raising offspring, new research conducted on Cousin Island Special Reserve shows.
This finding was made during a study carried out by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, in collaboration with the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and Wageningen, and Nature Seychelles.
Producer/Author Salifa Karapetyan URL www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/10770/A+mother+bird+with+a+helper+lives+longer%2C+according+to+study+of+Seychelles+warblers Persons Martijn Hammers Title Getting help with the kids slows down ageing in female birds Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet ScienceDaily Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 21/03/2019 Description Seychelles warblers live and breed in family groups on the tiny island of Cousin. In each group, a dominant female and male reproduce. When helpers assist the with incubation and feeding of chicks, the dominant female breeders age more slowly and live longer, a study by biologists shows. The results indicate how cooperative breeding -- which also occurs in other species, including humans -- can increase life span. Producer/Author UG press release URL https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190321092232.htm Persons Martijn Hammers Title Females live longer when they have help raising offspring Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Phys.org Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 21/03/2019 Description Female birds age more slowly and live longer when they have help raising their offspring, according to new research from the University of Sheffield. Producer/Author University of Sheffield press release URL https://phys.org/news/2019-03-females-longer-offspring.html Persons Martijn Hammers
Title Samenwerken in het paradijs Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet UKrant.nl Media type Web Country/Territory Netherlands Date 21/03/2019 Description Samenwerking kan het verouderingsproces vertragen, ontdekte RUG-bioloog Martijn Hammers. Hij zag het bij de zeldzame Seychellenzanger. Producer/Author Christien Boomsma URL https://www.ukrant.nl/magazine/samenwerken-in-het-paradijs/ Persons Martijn Hammers