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A rare glimpse at the elusive saharan cheetah

Research by scientists and conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Zoological Society of London, and other groups published today in PLOS ONE shows that critically endangered ...

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Canceled flights: For monarch butterflies, loss of migration means more disease

Human activities are disrupting the migration patterns of many species, including monarch butterflies. Some monarchs have stopped migrating to their traditional overwintering sites in Mexico, ...

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The Intriguing New Science That Could Change Your Mind About Rats

Some people have non-human neighbors of the usual, inspiring kind: Bald eagles and bears, sea lions and salamanders, the sort of creatures found in nature documentaries intoned by deep-voiced ...

Wed 28 Jan 15 from Wired Science

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'Mystery' beavers permitted to stay

A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.

Wed 28 Jan 15 from BBC News

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Research projects contribute to shaping EU regulation to control invasive species

A new regulation governing the control of invasive alien species became effective in all EU states on 1 January 2015. The European Union hopes that it will actively combat one of the greatest ...

Wed 28 Jan 15 from

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Into the dark: Two new encrusting anemones found in coral reef caves

Research primarily conducted in Okinawa, Japan, by graduate student Yuka Irei and associate professor James Davis Reimer from the University of the Ryukyus, along with Dr. Frederic Sinniger ...

Wed 28 Jan 15 from

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China officials dine on endangered salamander: reports

Chinese officials feasted on a critically endangered giant salamander and turned violent when journalists photographed the luxury banquet, according to media reports Tuesday on the event which ...

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Researchers use new methods to survey native vs. non-native plants

A new study, the first comprehensive assessment of native vs. non-native plant distribution in the continental United States, finds non-native plant species are much more widespread than natives, ...

Wed 21 Jan 15 from

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Wolf cull will not save threatened Canadian caribou

Study suggests Canadian government strategy is not enough to preserve caribou population in the boreal forest.

Tue 20 Jan 15 from Nature News

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'Citizen science' reveals positive news for Puget Sound seabirds

A new analysis of seven years of bird sightings by volunteer birdwatchers from the Seattle Audubon Society has found positive trends in several Puget Sound seabird species that had been in historic ...

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