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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Deutsche Welle (Oct. 22, 2012) Biaowieza is Europe's last primeval forest. Located in eastern Poland, this national park is home to many endangered species - like the European bison.
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Apr. 4, 2015) One hundred wood bison that had been kept in temporary pens near Shageluk, Alaska are set free. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AFP (June 18, 2015) A group of European Bison enjoy their first taste of freedom after being released into the wild as part of a conservation effort to save the species that was almost wiped out in the twentieth ... watch video
National Geographic (Jan. 20, 2012) Two National Geographic filmmakers travel to Wyoming to document the busy beavers of Yellowstone National Park. From building dams to constructing canals, the filmmakers discover why these creatures ... watch video
July 31, 2015 Resettlement projects in the Amazon are driving severe tropical deforestation, according to new research. Widely hailed as a socially responsible and 'innocuous' strategy of land redistribution, ... read more
July 29, 2015 Viewing aquarium displays led to noticeable reductions in blood pressure and heart rate, a research team found in the first study of its kind. They also noted that higher numbers of fish helped to ... read more
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
Feb. 12, 2015 Paleontologists examined the oldest known bones of bison from Europe. Their research revealed that European Bison were “mixed eaters” who preferred open landscapes to a life in the forest. These ... read more
Feb. 27, 2014 A new study demonstrates that it is possible to qualify bison coming from an infected herd as free of brucellosis using quarantine procedures. These bison can then be used to seed conservation herds ... read more
Dec. 18, 2013 A new study reports that a contraception program proved effective in managing a bison herd's numbers. Previously, more than two-thirds of the cows delivered calves every year. After receiving ... read more
Aug. 7, 2012 Plains bison are an iconic symbol of America on everything from coins to state flags. Now scientists are exploring how the cross-breeding of bison with domestic cattle in the late 1800s may still ... read more