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Antimicrobial Resistance or Drug-Resistant Pathogens, Leading Cause of Death Globally: New Study

A new study stated that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a major threat to human health across the globe. Amid the increasing resistance of pathogens, including bacteria and microbes, there has been a paradigm shift on how scientists and researchers look at these pathogens.

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WildEarth -New animal ID game

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Fireside Chat- 29 Jan 2022

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Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 after years of decline

‘Shark bites dropped drastically in 2020 due to the pandemic – this past year was much more typical,’ says researcher Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the coronavirus pandemic could make the numbers seem more dramatic, officials in the US said […]

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Matt Gaetz’s ‘Allies Are Quietly Isolating Him’ as Sex Trafficking Investigation Nears End: Report

According to a report from Business Insider, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is being kept at arm’s length by a substantial number of his Republican colleagues as the investigation into allegations he engaged in sex trafficking appears to be coming to an end. Two weeks ago it was reported that his former girlfriend was granted immunity […]

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WildEarth – Sunset Safari – 25 January 2022

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Animals

Rhino that lost horns in attack back in South African wild after 30 operations

Six years ago poachers hacked off Sehawukele’s horns; now he’s back in a game reserve A 10-year-old white rhino whose horns were brutally hacked off has returned to the wild after 30 operations over six years to repair the gash in his face. His rescuers named the bull Sehawukele, meaning “God have mercy on us”. […]

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Hippo talk: study sheds light on purpose of call and response

Researchers say ‘wheeze honks’ are identity signals, with reactions ranging from calls to spraying dung linked to level of familiarity A call from a stranger may elicit myriad responses – panic, confusion, maybe even excitement – but it turns out that hippos have a rather more corporeal reaction: they spray dung. Researchers studying hippopotamuses in […]

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WildEarth – Sunrise Safari – 26 January 2022

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World’s ‘Saddest Rhino’ Whose Horn Was Chopped Off by Poachers Finally Returns to the Wild

In South Africa, a “weeping” rhino whose horn was chopped off by poachers has been released back into the wild.

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Animals

Climate Change May Trigger the Threat of Frequent Disastrous Tsunamis

Science classes had told us that tsunamis are caused by earthquakes, at least most of them do. However, this disaster may also be triggered by landslides or volcanic eruptions. In fact, about 15% of tsunamis are caused by them.

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Life in the Arctic: the reindeer herders struggling against the climate crisis – video

As the arctic warms four times faster than the global average, Europe’s only indigenous population is under threat. For centuries, the Sámi people have herded reindeer throughout northern Europe. Now, warmer winters are turning the snow the reindeer dig through to find food into ice, blocking their only source of sustenance. In the last two years, […]