Throughout military history, animals have gone to war with humans. They served in wars that men started, and their loyalty is scarcely mentioned.
To mark the sacrifices animals made for mankind, a monument for animals killed in wars was unveiled this past Saturday.
Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 19, 2015) President Obama has signed legislation making Browns Canyon in Colorado a national monument, but not everyone is happy about the new designation. Linda So reports.
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AFP (May 1, 2012) The Brazilian rainforest is alive with a huge range of colorful wildlife of all shapes and sizes. But this wildlife is under threat from an increasingly aggressive animal trafficking network. With ... 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
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
May 3, 2015 Western conservation groups are seeking stricter law enforcement to tackle a trade in endangered wildlife, but a researcher warns that this is not a 'silver bullet' solution. He highlights the case ... read more
May 1, 2015 Ocean fronts -- separate regions of warm and cool water as well as salt and fresh water -- act to increase production in the ocean, research has found. This research showed how fronts can be ... read more
May 1, 2015 A key discovery has been made regarding Fraser River sockeye's vulnerability to sea lice. Their recently published research indicates that juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon that are highly ... read more
May 1, 2015 Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is toxic to aquatic life, damages DNA, and impairs DNA repair, according to new research. Rainwater runoff collected as long as three months after ... read more
May 1, 2015 Dispersal and adaptation are two evolutionary strategies available to species given an environment. Generalists, like dandelions, send their offspring far and wide. Specialists, like alpine flowers, ... read more
May 1, 2015 In proof-of-concept experiments, researchers demonstrate the ability to tune medically relevant cell behaviors by manipulating a key hub in cell communication networks. The manipulation of this ... read more
May 1, 2015 Continually producing sperm over a long time is important to procreate the next generation. Researchers have revealed that there are differences in reactivity to retinoic acid in spermatogonial stem ... read more
May 1, 2015 An international team of scientists has discovered a new bird in China. The new bird, the Sichuan bush warbler, resides in five mountainous provinces in central China. The bird has shunned the ... read more
May 1, 2015 New results show that Asian elephants preferred secondary forests, presumably because of the abundance of ground grass to eat. The study also found that they spend 75% of their time within 1.5 km of ... read more
Apr. 30, 2015 High-resolution imaging of plant cells is important in many plant studies, and the most commonly used method is scanning electron microscopy (SEM). But SEM can have limitations, including damage to ... read more