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Ghost Island In The Indian Ocean Has Been Reclaimed By Its Rightful Owner: Nature

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Ghost Island In The Indian Ocean Has Been Reclaimed By Its Rightful Owner: Nature

Source: BBC News/Neelima Vallangi - March 12, 2018

India’s idyllic islands
Situated in the Bay of Bengal, India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an isolated group of 572 tropical islands, of which only more…

It’s a Pirate’s Life: How Giant Squid Use A Devious Trick To Get Food

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It’s a Pirate’s Life: How Giant Squid Use A Devious Trick To Get Food

Source: The Atlantic/Elizabeth Preston - March 9, 2018

When the current dragged the giant squid toward a Spanish beach in October 2016, the creature was already near death. Wounded and suffocating, she stayed more…

The Bird Is The Word: A Volunteering Break With RSPB In Northumberland

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The Bird Is The Word: A Volunteering Break With RSPB In Northumberland

Source: The Guardian/Chris Moss - March 8, 2018

At lunchtime on the second Sunday, the terns came to dance. A dozen sandwich terns – with long yellow-tipped beaks and punky black crests – more…

A Journey To Antarctica: ‘Before I’d Finished My Tea I’d Seen Three Pods Of Whales’

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A Journey To Antarctica: ‘Before I’d Finished My Tea I’d Seen Three Pods Of Whales’

Source: The Guardian/Matthew Taylor - March 7, 2018

5 February, Punta Arenas, Chile
I have arrived in Punta Arenas on the southern tip of Chile after a 24-hour whistlestop tour of South American more…

Unprecedented Discovery: 7,000 Year Old Native American Burial Site Found Beneath The Waves

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Unprecedented Discovery: 7,000 Year Old Native American Burial Site Found Beneath The Waves

Source: National Geographic/Megan Gannon - March 6, 2018

Venice is Florida's unofficial capital of fossil hunting. Divers and beachcombers flock to this city on the Gulf Coast, mostly seeking palm-sized teeth of the more…

‘Mega-Colonies’ Of Penguins Found In Remote Antarctic, A Vital Refuge For Wildlife

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‘Mega-Colonies’ Of Penguins Found In Remote Antarctic, A Vital Refuge For Wildlife

Source: The Guardian/Damian Carrington - March 5, 2018

Huge “mega-colonies” of penguins have been discovered near the Antarctic peninsula, hosting more than 1.5 million birds. Researchers say it shows the area is a more…

New Perspectives: How Six Americans Changed Their Minds On Global Warming

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New Perspectives: How Six Americans Changed Their Minds On Global Warming

Source: The New York Times/Livia Albeck-Ripka - March 2, 2018

The Rev. Richard Cizik used to believe climate change was a myth. The science had to be rigged, he thought; those who believed in it more…

Storm Waves Possess The Power To Transport Giant Boulders In Ireland

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Storm Waves Possess The Power To Transport Giant Boulders In Ireland

Source: Phys.org/Elsevier - March 1, 2018

It's not just tsunamis that can change the landscape: storms shifted giant boulders four times the size of a house on the coast of Ireland more…

Tech Billionaire Appeals To Supreme Court Over Private Ownership Of California Coastline

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Tech Billionaire Appeals To Supreme Court Over Private Ownership Of California Coastline

Source: The Guardian/Julia Carrie Wong - February 28, 2018

A Silicon Valley billionaire who was ordered by California courts to restore public access to a popular surfing beach is seeking to take his case to the more…

Could Leonardo DiCaprio’s Coral Paradise Be Saved With A Ban On Tourists?

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Could Leonardo DiCaprio’s Coral Paradise Be Saved With A Ban On Tourists?

Source: The Guardian/Hannah Ellis-Petersen - February 27, 2018

Our Thai tour guide, Spicey, takes a drag on her cigarette and gestures sadly towards the beach. “The problem with people is that they are more…