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Diseased coral showing bleaching.
Pollution Impact On Coral Reefs Leading to Coral Disease And Bleaching Can Be Reversed In a Year
Nov 26, 2013 09:49 AM E
Coral reefs might be easier to save than we expected. In a surprising study, researchers have discovered that within 10 months, the negative impacts of nutrient overload could be reversed.
Changes in population density in the conterminous United States from 1970 to 2010.
US Coastal Wetlands Vanishing At Astonishing Rate Due To Human Development
Nov 24, 2013 22:21 PM E
A recent study from NOAA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows that the US has lost wetlands at an increasing rate.
ibex
Scientists In Spain Plan To Clone The Bucardo, An Extinct Mountain Goat
Nov 24, 2013 20:20 PM E
Scientists in Spain will try to clone a bucardo. Also known as the Pyrenean ibex, the bucardo went extinct in 2000 after Celia, the last bucardo, was crushed by a tree. Scientists will use some of Celia's cells, frozen in liquid nitrogen for 14 years, to attempt cloning.
Mount Etna
Mt. Etna, Europe's Most Active Volcano, Erupts; Explosions Heard Miles Away [VIDEO]
Nov 24, 2013 13:50 PM E
Europe's most active volcano erupted again this month, causing little damage but offering gorgeous views of molten magma spewing into the night sky.
United Nations Climate Change Summit 2013
Contentious UN Climate Change Summit In Warsaw Makes Sluggish Progress
Nov 24, 2013 11:48 AM E
The United Nations 2013 summit on climate change ended with some agreements that mark progress toward goals in the complex web of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but during the two-week conference hundreds of representatives of environmental groups and social movements walked out in frustration at alleged influence by fossil fuels interests and...
Researchers have revealed some secrets of owls' noiseless wings.
Secrets Of Owls' Noiseless Wings Could Improve Aircraft Stealth Technology
Nov 24, 2013 11:17 AM E
The ability of owls to descend noiselessly and stealthily on their prey has long eluded engineers.
Crambione cookii monster, the pink jellyfish.
Crambione Cookii Monster Rediscovered: Deadly Jellyfish Considered Extinct Found Near Australian Coast
Nov 23, 2013 13:51 PM E
For over a century the deadly pink jellyfish known as the Cookii monster has managed to evade marine biologists.
California Ground Squirrel
The Harsher The Environment, The More Likely One Species Will Diverge Into Many Subspecies
Nov 23, 2013 12:48 PM E
Though the temperate zones contain only one third as many birds and one half as many mammals as the tropics, temperate zones contain more subspecies -- creatures on their evolutionary way to becoming other species
golden eagle
Eagle Deaths: Wind Farm Company Pleads Guilty To Killing Protected Birds, The First Settlement Of Its Kind
Nov 23, 2013 12:39 PM E
Duke Energy Renewables has pled guilty to killing eagles and other protected birds, a violation of the Migratory Treaty Bird Act.
Moose-eating shark
Moose-Eating Shark: Canadian Bystanders Save Greenland Shark That Bit Off More Than It Could Chew
Nov 22, 2013 16:55 PM E
A Greenland shark tried to eat a moose carcass in Newfoundland, Canada, last weekend. Two bystanders, Derrick Chaulk and Jeremy Ball, believed the shark was choking on the moose and they wrested the moose hide out of the shark. They sent the shark back into the water.
Monster Worm
Vietnamese 'Monster Worm' Looks More Like a Whale, Experts Say [VIDEO]
Nov 22, 2013 13:35 PM E
The Internet has gone crazy over a strange video posted on YouTube this week of a massive, lifeless animal surrounded by curious Asian onlookers.
Cheese made from chef Michael Pollan's belly button bacteria.
Bacteria Cheese: Scientists Make Dairy With Cultures From Human Arm Pits, Feet, Belly Buttons, Tears and Noses
Nov 22, 2013 09:50 AM E
A scientist and scent expert created 11 cheese all made from human-cultivated bacteria. Cultures were taken from armpits, feet, belly buttons and more, some coming from luminaries like Michael Pollan and Olafur Eliasson.
Siats meekerorum
'Man-Eating Monster' Dinosaur Was Top Predator Before T. Rex; Discovery Solves 30 Million Year-Old Puzzle
Nov 22, 2013 08:34 AM E
The discovery of the Siats meekerorum dinosaur, named after a legendary man-eating monster, helps explain the dinosaur food chain in the Early Cretaceous period: Siats were the apex predator before the Tyrannosaurus rex came along.
New Earth
New Japan Island Has No Name: Country Waits For It To Cool Off Before Naming; Ocean Could Still Swallow It
Nov 21, 2013 16:55 PM E
An underwater volcano in a Japanese island chain created a brand new island Wednesday, but the government is waiting to see if it's permanent before naming it.
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