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5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Garden for Wildlife Month

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Garden for Wildlife Month | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Every May we celebrate Garden for Wildlife Month as a way to remind us to prepare our gardens for wildlife, highlight amazing stories, and share tips with one another. Since the birth of NWF's Certified Wildlife Habitat program back in 1973, people have embraced gardening for wildlife by how they...
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Who Is Conservation For?

Who Is Conservation For? | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
How much should we value nature's benefits to people? That question is causing a fundamental rift within the discipline.
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7 Moths that Make Butterflies Look Boring

7 Moths that Make Butterflies Look Boring | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
I still like butterflies, but let's be honest, moths need some love. They just aren't as popular as butterflies, and they certainly should be!
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In the Buzz About Bees, Don’t Forget the Natives

In the Buzz About Bees, Don’t Forget the Natives | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Honeybees have been in the news a lot this month. On May 2, the federal government published results of a comprehensive study looking at potential causes of the insects’ dramatic decline in a phenomenon known as colony-collapse disorder.
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Scientists Discover a Great Garbage Patch in Lake Erie

Scientists Discover a Great Garbage Patch in Lake Erie | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Scientists have found a plastic pollution garbage patch in Lake Erie that could be mores than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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Five Ways to Celebrate National Wildlife Week March 18-24

It's the 75th annual National Wildlife Week this week, hosted by the National Wildlife Federation. This year's theme is "Branching Out for Wildlife" and we're celebrating trees and their importance to wildlife and people.
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Spotted: Rare spotted penguin

Spotted: Rare spotted penguin | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Little penguins, also known as fairy penguins, usually have a white belly and dark blue back to camouflage them from predatory eagles above and their fish prey below.
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Let’s Talk Turkey: The History of a Wild Icon in America

Let’s Talk Turkey: The History of a Wild Icon in America | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
The turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of wildlife conservation’s greatest success stories. Unlike the accomplishment of cooking up a delicious stuffed turkey for Thanksgiving, this success story is about wild turkey.  In the early 19th Century ...
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Using Community-Level Data to Drive Efforts For Collective I

Using Community-Level Data to Drive Efforts For Collective I | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
I will leave the foreword to this post as best stated by Jeff Edmonson, most recent recipient of the American Express NGEN Leadershp Award and  Fou...
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Why fish talk: Clownfish communication establishes status in social groups (w/ Video)

Why fish talk: Clownfish communication establishes status in social groups (w/ Video) | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Clownfish produce sounds to establish and defend their breeding status in social groups, but not to attract mates, according to research published November 7 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Orphal Colleye and colleagues from the University...
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Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast this week and due to its unusual West-turning track, it came ashore midway in the eastern “Megalopolis” with its 65 million people.  Virginia and Maryland were drenched and pummeled and New York...
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8 Clever Ways Female Animals Control Reproduction | Sex & Reproduction | DISCOVER Magazine

8 Clever Ways Female Animals Control Reproduction | Sex & Reproduction | DISCOVER Magazine | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
From corkscrew vaginas to sperm storage, here are lady (animals) in control when it comes to having babies.
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Dolphins can remain alert for up to 15 days at a time with no sign of fatigue

Dolphins can remain alert for up to 15 days at a time with no sign of fatigue | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Dolphins sleep with only one half of their brains at a time, and according to new research published Oct. 17 in the open access journal PLOS ONE, this trait allows them to stay constantly alert for at least 15 days in a row.
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25+ Digital Wildlife and Nature Maps

25+ Digital Wildlife and Nature Maps | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Visualizing wildlife and habitat data through maps presents a powerful opportunity to determine ways to help and identify trends. There is so much potential in understanding how we're all connected through visuals like maps. We can now monitor coral reef health thanks to Google Earth and envisio...
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Rattlesnakes on the Hunt - National Wildlife Federation

Rattlesnakes on the Hunt - National Wildlife Federation | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
New research in Arizona is showing that western diamondback rattlesnakes maintain surprisingly complex relationships with ground squirrels, birds and each other

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Smile Lions, You’re on Beetle Camera - National Wildlife Federation

Smile Lions, You’re on Beetle Camera - National Wildlife Federation | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
Innovative photographers use their mobile camera to peer upclose into the lives of lions
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Carefree leopard makes screen debut

Carefree leopard makes screen debut | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
This brazen, beautiful, evidently male Javan leopard doesn't show obvious signs of stress – despite being recently added to the Red List of endangered
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Return of the Mighty Pygmy Rabbit - National Wildlife Federation

Return of the Mighty Pygmy Rabbit - National Wildlife Federation | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
After sitting on the edge of extinction, North America’s smallest rabbit, the pygmy, is taking short hops toward a rebound in Washington State
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24 new species of flower fly found in Central and Southern America

24 new species of flower fly found in Central and Southern America | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
A team of scientists have described twenty four new species of dipterans belonging to Quichuana genus, of which only a further 24 species were known.
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Cheetah cubs born at White Oak November 2012

Three cheetah cubs were born at White Oak in Yulee, FL in November of 2012. Check out their first few days in the den box and their first exam done by White ...
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BP agrees to pay $4.5 billion in penalties for U.S. oil spill

BP agrees to pay $4.5 billion in penalties for U.S. oil spill | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BP Plc will pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to felony misconduct in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 workers and caused the worst U.S.
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2012 Photo Contest Winners - National Wildlife Federation

2012 Photo Contest Winners - National Wildlife Federation | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
The winning images from "National Wildlife" magazine's 42nd annual photography competition...
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Fireflies Inspire Better, Cheaper LEDs

Fireflies Inspire Better, Cheaper LEDs | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
The intricate structure of the firefly's lantern inspired researchers to develop a better anti-reflective lens that makes LEDs even more efficient.
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Climate change may alter amphibian evolution | Smithsonian Science

Climate change may alter amphibian evolution | Smithsonian Science | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
A Web site featuring highlights of the Smithsonian Institution’s scientific research in the fields of anthropology, astrophysics, conservation biology, geology, materials science, paleontology and zoology...
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Butterfly migration mystery solved

Butterfly migration mystery solved | Wildlife News | Scoop.it
The mysterious annual disappearance of a UK butterfly has been solved, scientists say after tracking the painted lady's migration route on radar.
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