Deutsche Welle (Sep. 2, 2013) Hippopotamuses still live in central and southern Africa, but they are under threat there. Farming is destroying the habitat of these huge, semi-aquatic animals. Now wildlife conservation projects ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Feb. 4, 2013) Hippopotamuses still live in central and southern Africa, but they are under threat there. Farming is destroying the habitat of these huge, semi-aquatic animals. Now wildlife conservation projects ... watch video
Newsy (July 10, 2014) One zoo in Japan is giving denim to some of its animals to play with. The distressed fabric is made into jeans that will be auctioned for charity.
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AFP (July 24, 2015) The crisis in Greece is taking its toll on animals at Athens zoo, where food shortages are forcing the zoo's managers to find innovative ways to keep the animals alive and the centre open.
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AP (Jan. 11, 2012) Six captive-bred pandas are released to a "semi-wild" environment in China, part of the nation's attempt to replenish the endangered wild population with captive-bred animals. Retired basketball star ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) The Serengeti National Park is in danger. Climate change, poaching and a constantly growing population in the immediate surrounding area are threatening to disrupt animal migration and destroy the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 5, 2012) Throughout military history, animals have gone to war with humans. They served in wars that men started, and their loyalty is scarcely mentioned.
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AP (June 18, 2015) Officials in Georgia are warning residents to stay vigilant as wild animals from the Tbilisi zoo remain missing following deadly floods in the area. (June 18)
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Oct. 12, 2015 Researchers have evaluated how wheat moved along rail networks in the United States and Australia. Through their analysis, they identified U.S. states that are particularly important for sampling and ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 Although useful to Tarzan, vines endanger tropical forests' capacity to store carbon. In a major experimental study in Panama, researchers showed that woody vines, or lianas, ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 One sign of successful acclimatization to altitude is that the blood vessels are able to deliver enough oxygen throughout the body. But normal blood vessel function depends on the body's ability to ... read more
Oct. 9, 2015 Plant scientists engineered the cassava plant to produce higher levels of vitamin B6 in its storage roots and leaves. This could help to protect millions of people in Africa ... read more
Dec. 10, 2014 Studying the social interaction of bears through the use of camera traps and visual observations requires that humans be able to tell individuals apart. A study done using volunteers to study the ... read more
Apr. 9, 2014 The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds. Through a massive ... read more
June 19, 2012 An emerging green chemistry process can produce a pair of denim jeans using up to 92 percent less water and up to 30 percent less energy than conventional denim manufacturing methods, scientists have ... read more