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A New Dawn in the Fight Against COVID: ‘Fauci is Vaccinated’

Dr. Anthony Fauci received his first dose of the Moderna COVID vaccine Monday morning. Fauci said he hoped his vaccination would serve as a “symbol to the rest of the country.” “I feel extreme confidence in the safety and the efficacy of this vaccine, and I [want] to encourage everyone who has the opportunity to […]

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Former Trump Official Calls His Desperate Actions to Steal the Election ‘Unconscionable’

A former Trump administration official on Tuesday unloaded on President Donald Trump’s increasingly desperate bids to stay in power. Elizabeth Neumann, the former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention, told CNN that she was horrified by reports that the Department of Defense fears Trump will order them to intervene and help […]

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Climate Change Impacts Kashmir’s ‘Red Gold’ Saffron Crop

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WildEarth – Sunrise – 23 December 2020

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Vatican: It’s ‘Morally Acceptable’ to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Derived from Aborted Fetuses

The Vatican released a statement Monday that said it’s “morally acceptable” to receive a vaccination for COVID-19, even if the vaccine’s research or production involved using cell lines derived from aborted fetuses. They cited the “grave danger” of the pandemic as their reasoning behind the controversial move. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, […]

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The nature of the Norwegian lemming: ‘bloodthirsty, hairy berserkers’ | Helen Sullivan

The lemmings didn’t jump – they were pushed The Nature of … is a column dedicated to interesting animals, insects, plants and natural phenomena A Norwegian lemming looks like a larger, slightly cleverer and much more irate hamster. Their underside fur is biscuit-coloured. On top they wear a mottled calico. The BBC, in a 2015 […]

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Revealed: Nasa killed all 27 monkeys held at research center on single day in 2019

27 primates euthanized at California facility Outcry over revelation that animals were not sent to sanctuary Every monkey held by Nasa was put to death on a single day last year, documents obtained by the Guardian show, in a move that has enraged animal welfare campaigners. Related: ‘Barbaric’ tests on monkeys lead to calls for […]

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Hyena’s Festive Season

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Curiosity killed the wolf – and fuelled an anti-hunting petition in Canada

Artists and campaigners work to ensure the life and death of the lone sea wolf known as Takaya was not wasted Canada mourns Takaya – the lone sea wolf whose spirit captured the world Read more in our series Biodiversity: what happened next? For the second time in less than a year, residents of Victoria […]

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WildEarth – Sunset – 22 December 2020

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The Survival Secret of the Colorado Potato Beetle Against Pesticides

Scientists have seen how the Colorado potato beetle earns its reputation as a notorious pest because of its capability of resisting various kinds of pesticides. Powered by WPeMatico

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Platypus Whisperer from Tasmania Surprises Experts with Citizen Science

A platypus whisperer from Tasmania surprises experts with his citizen science. The man has bonded with a platypus, an animal that is known to be very elusive. Powered by WPeMatico