Shooting a fish flying through the air with a bow and arrow isn't as hard as you would think. At least, not when it's a 20 pound Asian carp and there are so many that the fish you hook wasn't necessarily the one you aimed for.
AFP (May 21, 2015) Zambia has lifted a ban on the hunting of big cats that was imposed over allegations of corruption in the awarding of government hunting concessions, officials said Wednesday.
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AFP (Jan. 28, 2014) Conservationists in Ivory Coast have been hunting, trapping and transporting a dozen extremely rare elephants to a new forest home, in an unprecedented operation that is crucial for both the animals ... watch video
AP (Oct. 8, 2014) Researchers say a significant growth of aquatic grasses in the upper Chesapeake makes the estuary cleaner and more productive. Sport fishing and hunting are making a dramatic comeback. (Oct. 8)
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AFP (Nov. 13, 2014) Police and firefighters were desperately hunting for a tiger on the loose near Paris Thursday after a local resident spotted the fearsome animal in a car park and sounded the alert, authorities said. ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 26, 2013) There's more to the seahorse than grace and beauty. Using advanced high speed camera technology, scientists in Texas have demonstrated that the seahorse has a hunting technique that makes it among ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 21, 2013) Due to human encroachment, habitat destruction, illegal hunting and disease, many animals are facing the danger of extinction.
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July 31, 2015 A new study examines how consuming the concentrated extract of thylakoids found in spinach can reduce hunger and cravings. Thylakoids encourage the release of satiety hormones, which is very ... read more
July 30, 2015 The behavior of fruit flies, which are commonly used in laboratory experiments, is altered by electric fields, new research shows. The research indicates that the wings of the insects are disturbed ... read more
July 31, 2015 Starvation early in life can alter an organism for generations to come, according to a new study in nematodes. The epigenetic effects are a 'bet-hedging strategy.' Famine survivors are smaller and ... read more
July 31, 2015 The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown. By mimicking the v-shaped posture adopted by ... read more
July 29, 2015 Wine-making is steeped in age-old traditions, but to address the threat of pests and concerns over heavy pesticide use, vintners are turning to science. With the goal of designing better grape ... read more
July 29, 2015 For consumers searching for just the right sunblock this summer, the options can be overwhelming. But scientists are now turning to the natural sunscreen of algae -- which is also found in fish slime ... read more
Dec. 4, 2014 The tools currently used for Asian Carp eDNA monitoring often fail to detect the fish, says a new report. By comparison, the new eDNA methods described in this study capture and detect Asian Carp ... read more
June 25, 2012 The bow and arrow have long been regarded as a possible indicator of culture in prehistoric times. Bows and arrows appear to have been in use for some 64,000 years, given evidence from South Africa. ... read more