Determining how many species of Killer whales there are is critically important to establish conservation measures and to better understand the ecological role of this apex predator in the world's oceans.
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Two years ago, a team of scientists, engineers and technicians broke into a subglacial lake nearly a kilometer underneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Now the group has for the first time drilled through an ice shelf near where the ice is attached to the seafloor, a critical area of ice-ocean dynamics known as the grounding zone.
A government planned wolf cull began on January 14, 2015. The plan is to shoot wolves from helicopters in a designated area in the West Kootenays in the effort to protect a dwindling heard of mountain caribou. While it is important to protect these endangered caribou, this mass killing of innocent creatures has not been well researched by the BC government, and is not a practical solution. There are two main reasons why this issue is so important: 1) Wolves are a vital part of a healthy ec
TROUT CREEK – The organizers of a wolf trapping event may not have been aware but they were being monitored over the weekend as approximately ten animal rights activists descended upon the area in an attempt to keep an eye on the proceedings.
Wildlife Services should conduct a more in-depth environmental analysis of its predator-killing activities in Idaho than it has in the past, and consider abandoning lethal methods entirely, many individuals and organizations told the agency in scoping comments submitted over the past month.
As the price of oil continues to drop, oil companies are having less of an incentive to spend their resources extracting oil from new and difficult places. For example, just this week it was announced that Norway’s Statoil has actually handed back three out of its four Greenland offshore oil and g