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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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
Nov. 27, 2015 Ticks can transmit various diseases to people and animals. Some well-known diseases spread by ticks include tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and Lyme disease. Researchers are ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 A microscopic marine alga is thriving in the North Atlantic to an extent that defies scientific predictions, suggesting swift environmental change as a result of increased ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Cells communicate with other cells in our bodies by sending and receiving signals. Cancer can occur when these signals are 'dysregulated' and abnormal cells grow out of control, scientists have ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Biologists used material from both humans and plants to examine chemical modifications to messenger RNA, or mRNA, finding that the modifications appear to play a significant role in the process by ... read more
Mar. 3, 2015 Frenzy, frustration and disappointment are what home buyers have come to dread about real estate bidding wars. They'd better get used to it, suggests a new study. Once a rarity -- representing ... read more
Jan. 27, 2015 Researchers have for the first time provided strong evidence for what conspiracy theorists have long thought -- oil is often the reason for interfering in another country's ... read more
May 15, 2014 World War I -- the “war to end all wars” -- in fact sowed seeds for future international conflicts in a way that has been largely overlooked: through religion, says a historian and author. ... read more
June 28, 2011 New research shows that the frequency of wars between states increased steadily from 1870 to 2001 by 2% a year on average. The research argues that conflict is being fed by economic growth and the ... read more