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Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

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Scientists Are Learning More About Elusive Blue Whales Through Their Songs

Source: National Geographic/Craig Welch - February 16, 2018

The biggest animal to ever live is also the loudest, and it likes to sing at sunset, babble into the night, talk quietly with those more…

Research Team Says No To Drugs And Uses Animal Trainers To Calm Wild Weddell Seals Instead

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Research Team Says No To Drugs And Uses Animal Trainers To Calm Wild Weddell Seals Instead

Source: Hakai Magazine/Linda Lombardi - February 15, 2018

For the past 34 years, Terrie Williams has been studying Weddell seals. Every few years, she heads to the Antarctic for 10 weeks at a more…

The Mysterious Life Of Narwhals

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The Mysterious Life Of Narwhals

Source: Phys.org/American Geophysical Union - February 14, 2018

Narwhals are some of the most elusive creatures in the ocean, spending most of their lives in deep water far from shore. But research being more…

Photographs Of Rare Species From Antarctic Depths Revealed For First Time

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Photographs Of Rare Species From Antarctic Depths Revealed For First Time

Source: The Guardian/Matthew Taylor - February 13, 2018

The images below are the first of creatures found in a previously unexplored region of the Antarctic seabed offering a fascinating glimpse of life in more…

Connecting The Forest To The Sea: How Dead Trees Become Driftwood And Embark On A Journey

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Connecting The Forest To The Sea: How Dead Trees Become Driftwood And Embark On A Journey

Source: Hakai Magazine/Brian Payton - February 12, 2018

Logs the size of telephone poles drift along the shore of the Salish Sea. Erik Hammond turns the wheel of his aluminum skiff and closes more…

Record Breaking Mission: Divers Remove 47,000 Crown Of Thorns Starfish From Great Barrier Reef

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Record Breaking Mission: Divers Remove 47,000 Crown Of Thorns Starfish From Great Barrier Reef

Source: ABC/Inga Stünzner - February 9, 2018

Volunteer divers have killed almost 47,000 crown-of-thorns starfish on the southern Great Barrier Reef in just seven days, breaking a record in the process.
Thousands more…

Did Ancient Greeks Make The Trans-Atlantic Crossing To Canada?

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Did Ancient Greeks Make The Trans-Atlantic Crossing To Canada?

Source: Hakai Magazine/Rebecca Boyle - February 7, 2018

The story of the European settlement of North America usually features a few main characters: red-headed Norsemen who sailed across an icy sea to set up more…

After Years of Trying to Establish a New Breeding Colony, Nigel The Lonely Gannet Has Died

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After Years of Trying to Establish a New Breeding Colony, Nigel The Lonely Gannet Has Died

Source: The Guardian/Eleanor Ainge Roy - February 6, 2018

If there is such a thing as a tragic life for a bird, then the life of Nigel “no mates”, a New Zealand gannet, probably fits that more…

Citizen Science: How Ordinary People Are Steering The Future of Conservation

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Citizen Science: How Ordinary People Are Steering The Future of Conservation

Source: The Guardian/Fiona Gell - February 5, 2018

Citizen science has become something of a buzzword, but it’s nothing new. Before science became professionalised in the 19th century, amateur naturalists were collecting information more…

How Can Coastal People Around The World Adapt To Coral Reef Issues

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How Can Coastal People Around The World Adapt To Coral Reef Issues

Source: Phys.org/University of Exeter - February 2, 2018

An international team of scientists has developed a strategy to boost people's ability to adapt to climate change, revealed in a new study published in Nature more…