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Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists

Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions are becoming common, with BP oil pollution believed to be the likely cause.
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Thick neck key to sabretooth power

Thick neck key to sabretooth power | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Scientists have analysed how an extinct sabretooth animal with huge canines killed its prey, finding that a strong neck was vital for securing a kill.
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The Worst Marine Invasion Ever

The Worst Marine Invasion Ever | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
"Do you know what this is?" James Morris looks at me, eyes twinkling, as he points to the guts of a dissected lionfish in his lab at the National Ocean Service’s Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research in Beaufort, N.C.
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Crackdown on 'barbaric' killing of birds of prey | Herald Scotland

Crackdown on 'barbaric' killing of birds of prey | Herald Scotland | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it

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Over 30 Million Bees Found Dead In Elmwood Canada

Over 30 Million Bees Found Dead In Elmwood Canada | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Shortly after 50,000 bees were found dead in an Oregon parking lot (read more here), a staggering 37 million bees have been found dead in Elmwood, Ontario, Canada. Dave Schuit, who runs a honey operation in Elmwood has lost 600 hives.
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5 Members Of The Animal Kingdom That Will Blow Your Mind - Knowledge Salad

5 Members Of The Animal Kingdom That Will Blow Your Mind - Knowledge Salad | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
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10 Animals You Probably Didn't Know Existed - Knowledge Salad

10 Animals You Probably Didn't Know Existed - Knowledge Salad | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
We've all heard about the flying squirrel, vampire bats, and naked mole rat, but I bet you haven't heard of Markhor, Lamprey, and Gerenuk!
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Habitat change 'depletes birds'

Habitat change 'depletes birds' | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
The decline in UK nightingale numbers could be due to changes in its habitat along its migratory route to Africa, a study shows. (Habitat change 'depletes birds': The decline in UK nightingale numbers could be due to changes in its habitat ...

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Penguins support gorillas as biscuit makers respond to palm oil threat - The Guardian

Penguins support gorillas as biscuit makers respond to palm oil threat - The Guardian | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
The Guardian Penguins support gorillas as biscuit makers respond to palm oil threat The Guardian Leonie Nimmo, researcher at Ethical Consumer, added: "This survey clearly shows that environmental campaigning is having a positive impact on the palm...

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Exotic Animals , Far From Home - Slate Magazine

Exotic Animals , Far From Home - Slate Magazine | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Exotic Animals , Far From Home
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According to Kuo, the hospital treats any animal that isn't a cat or a dog.
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27 Animals Who Are Feeling It So Good Right Now

27 Animals Who Are Feeling It So Good Right Now | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Oh. Oh, yes. Right there. That's the spot. (No. 15.
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Twitter / Awkward_Pics: Amazing nature. http://t.co/bEGDTGrC4k

Twitter / Awkward_Pics: Amazing nature. http://t.co/bEGDTGrC4k | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
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Lovely butterfly photos @m24photography! Similar to these 12" beauties I found in August-Thailand #travel #photo - - via @AntiTourist

Lovely butterfly photos @m24photography! Similar to these 12" beauties I found in August-Thailand #travel #photo -  - via @AntiTourist | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
RT @AntiTourist: A6. #Thailand has amazingly colorful insects & butterflies in nature: http://t.co/RtDcKHMyYx #travelpics
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Butterfly decline signals trouble in environment

Butterfly decline signals trouble in environment | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Loss of two butterfly species in Florida signals need for sharper focus on pollinators, scientists say.
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Twitter / MostCommonFacts: Pink-Necked Green Pigeon, also ...

Twitter / MostCommonFacts: Pink-Necked Green Pigeon, also ... | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
RT @MostCommonFacts: Pink-Necked Green Pigeon, also known as Fruit Dove...... http://t.co/zD5oS5Yu4d
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Scientists Find New Bird in Cambodia's Capital City | Environment News Service

Scientists Find New Bird in Cambodia's Capital City | Environment News Service | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
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Palm oil's forgotten victims: Sumatran elephants suffer in rush for 'liquid ivory'

Palm oil's forgotten victims: Sumatran elephants suffer in rush for 'liquid ivory' | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Western consumers are inadvertently driving the Sumatran elephant to extinction by eating, washing and wearing - in cosmetics - the derivatives of a fruit that is destroying the animal's last remaining forest habitat.

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Emperor penguin mass chick huddle in Antarctica - big picture

Emperor penguin mass chick huddle in Antarctica - big picture | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
New footage of emperor penguins in Antarctica will be seen in the BBC's Penguins - Spy in the Huddle (RT @antarcticaxxi: Extreme cute alert!!
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Salmon Spotlight: Current of the West Coast fishing industry

Salmon Spotlight: Current of the West Coast fishing industry | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Pacific Salmon are complex creatures and not surprisingly, salmon management can also be a real dive! In 1994, Canada harvested 90,000 tonnes of wild Pacific salmon but that number decreased to 12,...
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10 Living Fossils That You Probably Didn't Know Existed

10 Living Fossils That You Probably Didn't Know Existed | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
A living fossil is an organism that lacks significant evolution over the past millions of years. Either they have survived this long or they have no close living relatives.
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Watch: Dolphins Chased by Killer Whale | TIME.com

Watch: Dolphins Chased by Killer Whale | TIME.com | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Watch rare footage of one of nature's most extraordinary pursuits.
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With Taxidermists’ Help, Lonesome George Will Remain in Public View

With Taxidermists’ Help, Lonesome George Will Remain in Public View | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Taxidermists are preparing Lonesome George, the last known member of his subspecies, for display at the American Museum of Natural History and then the Galápagos station where he lived.
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From the Mouths of Babes and Birds

From the Mouths of Babes and Birds | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
Insights into the mysteries of human language acquisition are coming from a surprising source: songbirds. (From the Mouths of Babes and #Birds.

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Bugs to be Earth's 'last survivors'

Bugs to be Earth's 'last survivors' | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
The last creatures to survive on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.

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Red List of Threatened Species reveals 21,000 species are at risk of extinction - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Red List of Threatened Species reveals 21,000 species are at risk of extinction - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Nature & Environment | Scoop.it
A freshwater shrimp, an island-dwelling lizard and a pupfish from Arizona have been declared extinct, while nearly 21,000 species are at risk of dying out according to an updated Red List.

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