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How many uncontacted tribes are left in the world? - life - 22 August 2013 - New Scientist

How many uncontacted tribes are left in the world? - life - 22 August 2013 - New Scientist | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Many uncontacted tribes still exist. Where are they, and why do they occasionally reach out to the rest of the world?
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Fossils of Previously Unknown Early Human Species Found, Researchers Say

Fossils of Previously Unknown Early Human Species Found, Researchers Say | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Researchers in Ethiopia on Wednesday announced their discovery of fossils from a previously unknown member of the early human family, one that likely vied for survival in the same place and time as the iconic “Lucy” and her kin between 3.3 million and 3.5 million years ago.
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Here's what happens when you get bitten by a black widow

Here's what happens when you get bitten by a black widow | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
VIDEO: The black widow is the most venomous spider in North America.
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Here's why killing 3.8M Iowa chickens gets national attention

Here's why killing 3.8M Iowa chickens gets national attention | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
The USDA says up to 3.8 million hens in Iowa must be destroyed.
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Seal hunt! - Contact the Canadian Government!

Seal hunt! - Contact the Canadian Government! | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Save baby seals! Contact the Canadian government with this awesome sample letter. It is so easy you simply fill in your name & email address then click SEND
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USDA: Stop labeling factory farm chicken as “humanely raised”

USDA: Stop labeling factory farm chicken as “humanely raised” | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
My name is Craig Watts, and I’m a farmer for one of the biggest chicken companies in the United States -- Perdue. After 22 years under contract, I couldn’t stay silent any longer about the so-called “humanely raised” and “cage free” chicken consumers often pay a premium for at the supermarket. Consumers were being hoodwinked, so I joined forces with Compassion in World Farming  to open the doors  of my chicken houses to the world. Consumers were right to be outraged, and this is a chance to t
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Antarctica's Ice Shelves Thin, Threaten Significant Sea Level Rise

Antarctica's Ice Shelves Thin, Threaten Significant Sea Level Rise | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Giant doorstops of ice are melting away
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Join Animals Asia’s campaign to help end animal performance cruelty

Join Animals Asia’s campaign to help end animal performance cruelty | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
I just pledged never to watch an animal performance. Add your name to Animals Asia’s campaign to bring an end to the cruel use of wild animals in performances at www.animalsasia.org/novoicenochoice
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David Attenborough calls on Chinese president to end ivory trade

David Attenborough calls on Chinese president to end ivory trade | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Broadcaster joins a host of celebrities, MPs and conservationists who have signed an open letter to China’s president Xi Jinping urging him to act now to save African elephants from extinction, ahead of Prince Willam’s visit next month
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Petition: Stop Export of Zimbabwe's Baby Elephants

Petition: Stop Export of Zimbabwe's Baby Elephants | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Several baby elephants have been taken from their families and exported into lives of captivity. (70795 signatures on petition)
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Kariega rhino poaching survivor's baby girl named | Traveller

Kariega rhino poaching survivor's baby girl named | Traveller | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
It's only fitting that the 'rhino that should not have been born' is named 'Hope' in Xhosa.
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Is Veal One of the Cruelest Foods?

Is Veal One of the Cruelest Foods? | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
With the extreme confinement and cruelty, veal has become the symbol for what is wrong with factory farming.
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When to Catch Today's Meteor Shower at Its Peak

When to Catch Today's Meteor Shower at Its Peak | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
The Lyrid Meteor shower will reach its peak today when as many as 20 meteors per hour are expected to whiz through the night sky.
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Earth Day 2015: Our Favorite Photos of the Planet

Earth Day 2015: Our Favorite Photos of the Planet | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Today, people around the world will celebrate the 45th Earth Day. To mark the occasion, we here at Live Science chose some of our favorite photos of our home planet.
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Mystery-busting 'supervoid' is largest object in the Universe (Wired UK)

Mystery-busting 'supervoid' is largest object in the Universe (Wired UK) | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Dr Istvan Szapudi at the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii reports that his team has found evidence of a vast, largely empty "supervoid" in the distant depths of the Universe
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Ocean Drifters

"Ocean Drifters, a secret world beneath the waves" is a short film about plankton written, produced and directed by Dr Richard Kirby (Marine Institute Research Fellow,…

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Urge Ringling Bros. to Stop Cruel Elephant Acts NOW—Not in Three Years!

Urge Ringling Bros. to Stop Cruel Elephant Acts NOW—Not in Three Years! | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Speak up TODAY and urge Ringling to end its cruel elephant acts IMMEDIATELY.
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17-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil Gives Hints To The Dawn Of Humanity

17-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil Gives Hints To The Dawn Of Humanity | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
The East African Plateau is at least 1,000 meters (3,280 ft) above sea level, but millions of years ago, the area was underwater. Now, according to researchers examining a prehistoric whale fossil unearthed at these high elevations, the East African Plateau began to rise above sea level about 17 million years ago—around the same time highly variable climate and drier conditions began to drive primate (including human) evolution.
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Prince William will take plight of Africa's elephants 'behind enemy lines' in China | Nicky Campbell

Prince William will take plight of Africa's elephants 'behind enemy lines' in China | Nicky Campbell | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Nicky Campbell: Duke of Cambridge’s visit to China next month will be a diplomatic walk on eggshells. The elephant in the room is a domestic ivory ban as soon as possible – but he knows we can’t point fingers, we can only cross them
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Bad news: Brazil is losing huge chunks of Amazon rainforest again

Bad news: Brazil is losing huge chunks of Amazon rainforest again | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
The amount of forest loss in the last half of 2014 was up 213% over the previous year.
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UN News - ‘It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime’ UN proclaims on World Wildlife Day

UN News - ‘It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime’ UN proclaims on World Wildlife Day | Science and Nature | Scoop.it
Illegal wildlife trade undermines rule of law, degrades ecosystems and severely hampers the efforts of rural communities striving to sustainably manage their natural resources, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as the United Nations marked World Wildlife Day.
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