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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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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

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Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Now Steady After Overnight Eruption

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted on Sunday, prompting Hawaii county Civil Defense Agency to warn residents to stay indoors. Powered by WPeMatico

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A Need for Milkweed

Do you have the power to save a species?  Yes!!! In a press release on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 the United States Fish and Wildlife Services ruled that the listing of the Monarch Butterfly […] Powered by WPeMatico

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‘He’s the deer of the year’: Carrot on way to recovery after arrow pulled from head

Whitetail deer made headlines last week for shocking injury Officials sedated him last week and removed bolt from head The last thing Carrot the deer probably wanted in 2020 was a hole in his head. But the Canadian whitetail deer which made headlines last week for his shocking injury no longer has an arrow impaling […]