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7 Ways Wildlife Won in 2016

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In many ways 2016 was a landmark year for fighting wildlife crime and exploitation. The Great Elephant Census, the largest ever wildlife survey, was completed, providing new information that can ...

This 950-Pound Manatee Got Itself Stuck in a Storm Drain

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We hear about animals getting stuck in storm drains pretty often. Usually the trapped animal is pretty small, like a kitten, or like this little penguin rescued last month in ...

5 Causes of Coral Reef Destruction

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Share this post: The threat to the ocean’s coral reefs is apparent. As coastal construction increases and global temperatures rise, an estimated 33 percent of corals are in danger of ...

Obama Denies All Pending Permits for Seismic Airgun Blasting in Atlantic Ocean

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By Claire Douglass The Obama administration formally denied today all pending permits to conduct seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean. Seismic airgun blasting, an extremely loud and dangerous process ...

UAE bans keeping wild animals as pets

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The private ownership of wild animals has been outlawed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where keeping exotic creatures as pets is a status symbol for some, according to local ...

Obama expands California Coastal National Monument

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Today Californians celebrated the news that President Obama expanded the California Coastal National Monument to include six new sites located in Humboldt, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, and Orange Counties.

Five Facts You Didn't Know about the Jawfish

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These little guys have mighty big mouths, and for good reason. Find out why.

Why It's Important to Save Our Seas' Last Pristine Places

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This story appears in the February 2017 issue of National Geographic magazine. Learn more about ocean life in Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures, premiering Sunday, January 15th at 7/6c ...

Women’s March Launches Global Mission For Equality

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Women’s March Global (WMG) — the international arm of the Women’s March on Washington (WMW) — has launched its mission statement as total participation across the world looks set to ...

The Manta in the Mirror: Are Manta Rays Self-Aware?

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By Ashley Marranzino ⋅ September 28, 2016 ⋅ Post a comment Filed Underaquarium research, brain, cognition, intelligence, manta ray, mirror test, self-awareness The paper: Ari, C., & Agostino, D. P.

26 Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Monument Designation Process

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Legislation Prevents Unilateral Executive Decisions on National Monuments U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today reintroduced the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act, a bill to facilitate greater local input and ...

Natural Fish Lure

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The amazing Lampsilis Mussel's lure manages to fool bass in clear water. SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe466 Subscription preferences Loading... Loading... Working... SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe466 Subscription preferences Loading... Loading... Working... Add to Want to watch this ...

Here It Is, a Sea Turtle Made of Cigarette Butts

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Images courtesy the artist The countless cigarette butts littering a Florida beach have finally been put to use, thanks to a turtle-shaped anti-littering PSA named, "Cig." Self-taught artist and Marine ...

White House climate change webpage disappears after Trump's inauguration

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Confirmation hearings ObamaCare Donald Trump The Latino Economy By Max Greenwood - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 ...

Protecting the Ocean

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Benjamin Halpern, director of NCEAS, to receive the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in ScienceSanta Barbara, CAUC Santa Barbara marine biologist and conservation ecologist Benjamin Halpern is among ...

Watch live: Women's March on Washington

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A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands nationwide and around the world are marching in support of women's rights. • Huge crowds converge on flagship ...

11 facts about blue whales, the largest animals ever known to live on Earth

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So colossal are these majestic marine mammals, their hearts alone weigh as much as a car. Picture in your mind a 10-story-tall animal walking down the street and you probably ...

Why the World's Biggest Sharks Love Mafia Island

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In some places, whale sharks routinely swim between countries, even on a daily basis. But at Mafia Island—a New York City-sized atoll just off the coast of Tanzania—the world’s largest ...

U.S. releases plan for Alaska endangered beluga whales

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A U.S. federal plan for the recovery of an endangered Alaska beluga whale calls for a reduction in threats of high concern while scientists try to pinpoint what has kept ...

Signs of hope for endangered sea turtles

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: University of California - San Diego Summary: Bones from dead turtles washed up on Mexican beaches indicate that Baja California is critical to ...

How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters

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Scottish fishermen have uncovered an intriguing way to supplement their income: they have added squid to the menu of marine creatures they regularly pull from the sea. A species normally ...

If Air China Bans Shark Fin, Why Can't FedEx?

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Each year, humans kill as many as 73 million sharks to harvest their fins. But if they want to use China‘s national flag carrier for transport, they’ll need to think ...

Literati Magazine

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Tilikum has died. Involved in the killing of three humans, the focus of the movie Blackfish, and the book A Death at SeaWorld, Tilikum was certainly the most famous whale,

Orcas reveal the origin of menopause

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A 40-year study of a population of killer whales off the US Pacific coast has helped British researchers to solve an evolutionary mystery - why killer whales and humans are ...

Bring in deposits on plastic bottles to cut litter blighting Britain

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Billions of plastic drinks bottles are being dumped or littering our streets, parks and beaches because Britain has not hit recycling targets. Government targets should have seen about three-quarters of ...

Is your FLEECE killing marine life?

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It is the time of year when many are digging out their cosy fleeces for winter walks in the countryside. But comfy fleeces may seem less appealing following a warning ...

10+ Transparent Animals That Are Hard To Believe Actually Exist

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Check out these animals, although you'll have to look closely. Why? Because they're invisible! Well ok, maybe not, but they are transparent. Want to know why many of the animals ...

As Jakarta Sinks, Government Pins Hopes on Bird-Shaped Sea Wall

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Jakarta is one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world, and as 40 percent of the Indonesian capital dips below sea-level, the government has pinned its hopes on an enormous,

11 Ways to See How Climate Change Is Imperiling the Arctic

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While the average temperature of the planet is slowly creeping up, the Arctic is warming far more quickly—as much as two to three times faster. On December 22, a weather ...

Shark Swims Up To Diver For a Cuddle Every Time She Sees Him

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in the wild This has been going on for 7 years! in the wild To visit his friend, Rick Anderson has to strap on an oxygen tank, put a regulator ...

Frydenberg criticises Japan after whale slaughtered in Australian waters

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The federal environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, has criticised Japan following the release of photographs allegedly showing the slaughtering of protected whales inside Australia’s Antarctic whale sanctuary. Frydenberg’s statement came as ...

Dozens of species now at risk of extinction because we're eating too much fish

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Overfishing off the west coast of Africa threatens to drive many species to extinction, which could cause food shortages for local people, conservationists have warned. The International Union for Conservation ...

Mother-daughter conflict may cause menopause in killer whales: Study

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EXETER, England, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Conflicts between mother and daughter killer whales may explain why the females of the species experience menopause, researchers say. In a study published in ...

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs

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In the midst of highly publicized steps to dismantle insurance coverage for 32 million people and defund women’s healthcare facilities, Republican lawmakers have quietly laid the foundation to give away ...

Scientists: US salmon may carry Japanese tapeworm

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ATLANTA, Georgia – If you eat raw or undercooked fish, you risk developing an infection from parasites. One of the most gruesome is tapeworm, a species of digestive tract-invading parasites ...

Almost 75% of Japan's biggest coral reef has died from bleaching, says report

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Almost three-quarters of Japan’s biggest coral reef has died, according to a report that blames its demise on rising sea temperatures caused by global warming. The Japanese environment ministry said ...