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Surprise! Small eagle fly 3,000 km from habitat Surprise! Small eagle fly 3,000 km from habitat

The little eagle is considered a threatened species in both the ACT and New South Wales (NSW)


Antarctic meltwater lakes threaten sea levels: study Antarctic meltwater lakes threaten sea levels: study

Most vulnerable are the massive, floating ice shelves that ring the Antarctic continent and help prevent inland glaciers from sliding toward the sea


Croatian rivers face hydroelectric peril Croatian rivers face hydroelectric peril

In Croatia, the situation is most critical in Karlovac, known as the "town on four rivers" -- one of which has already been damaged by hydropower


People's tribunal accuses Monsanto of possible 'ecocide' Monsanto accused of possible 'ecocide'

Monsanto is a company which produces genetically-modified seeds as well as controversial pesticides


30 percent of world's natural heritage sites threatened by wildlife trafficking 30 percent of world's natural heritage sites threatened by wildlife trafficking

A WWF report found nearly half of all natural World Heritage sites were under threat from harmful industrial activities


Live, long and black giant shipworm found in Philippines First living giant shipworm found

The giant shipworm spends its life encased in a hard shell, submerged head-down in mud, which it feeds on


Japan volcanic island may hold key to coral survival Japan volcanic island may hold key to coral survival

The key to the survival of the world's threatened coral reefs may lie in the waters surrounding a small volcanic island off the coast of Japan


It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male It's a boy! Zoo confirms April the giraffe's calf is a male

The giraffe gave birth to a male calf at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room


Next ten years critical for achieving climate change goals Critical decade for achieving climate change goals

The historic Paris Agreement set a target of limiting future global average temperature increase to well below 2oC


'African ants rescue their wounded soldiers' 'African ants rescue their wounded soldiers'

Injured ant will be carried back to the nest where it will receive “treatment” that usually involves peeling off termites still clinging to the insect


New species of cave dwelling spiders identified New species of cave dwelling spiders identified

Califorctenus cacachilensis is in the same group of spiders (Family Ctenidae) as the notoriously highly venomous Brazilian wandering spider


Ancient poo shows Antarctic penguins' volcanic past Ancient poo shows Antarctic penguins' volcanic past

The results showed the penguins of the Ardley Island colony had been dramatically impacted by a nearby volcano at Deception Island


Ants mastered agriculture 30 mln yrs before we did Ants mastered agriculture 30 mln yrs before we did

It has long been known that dozens of ants species tend and harvest fungi in sub-terranean farms, mostly to feed a colony's larvae


Taiwan bans the consumption of cat and dog meat Taiwan bans the consumption of cat and dog meat

The bill also prohibits those using a car or motorbike from pulling their pets alongside them on a lead as they travel


Whale cams reveal secret Antarctic feeding habits Whale cams reveal secret Antarctic feeding habits

Scientists said the information helped determine how the abundance of their main food, krill, affected the feeding success of whales

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