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The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $3 million to protect Nepal's tigers

November 2013: The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)  $3 million to help Nepal double its wild tiger n…

Started by Steph S.

0 Nov 25, 2013

Biodiversity Higher in the Tropics, but Species More Likely to Arise at Higher Latitudes

Nov. 22, 2013 — A new study of 2300 species of mammals and nearly 6700 species of birds from across the globe helps explain why there are s…

Started by Steph S.

0 Nov 24, 2013

Monkeys Can Point to Objects They Do Not Report Seeing

Nov. 19, 2013 — Are monkeys, like humans, able to ascertain where objects are located without much more than a sideways glance? Quite like…

Started by Steph S.

1 Nov 20, 2013
Reply by Plinius

Hunter Stirs Outrage After Posting Photo of Dead Lion

A Minnesota-based television presenter and big-game hunter has drawn outrage after she posted a photo of herself posing with a lion she had…

Started by Steph S.

0 Nov 16, 2013

Largest lake in British Isles has lost three quarters of winter water birds

November 2013: Northern Ireland’s Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Britain and Ireland, has lost more than three quarters of its overwinte…

Started by Steph S.

2 Nov 15, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Cloning the extinct megafauna

Various giant mammals became extinct only recently - so it may soon become possible to recover their DNA and resurrect them.  Such as the w…

Started by Luara

1 Nov 7, 2013
Reply by John Jubinsky

4 new species of legless lizard found in California!

See http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130918101854.htm These were referred to as "slinks" in a bad piece of wordplay in another…

Started by Luara

0 Sep 25, 2013

Breaking the Cycle, WWF advocates for a solution in the battle against Arctic warming

Breaking the Cycle "The amount of ice covering the Arctic Ocean’s surface has reached its lowest point this year. It is not a record brea…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Sep 20, 2013

New species of mammal discovered

A new member of family Carnivora, the olinguito has been discovered. It lives in South America and weighs about 2 pounds. Although technica…

Started by Luara

4 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by Luara

Drug traffic supercharges turtle egg poaching

Costa Rican Murder Shines Light on Poaching, Drug Nexus Conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval was murdered in Costa Rica on May 31. The mur…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 17, 2013




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