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AP (Jan. 24, 2012) — Volunteers work to save 40 stranded whales on Farewell Spit in New Zealand where 36 have already died. The pilot whales are ending up trapped on a beach, with people scrambling to keep them cool and wet until the next tide.
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Koalas Hug Trees To Keep Their Cool, New Study Says

Koalas Hug Trees To Keep Their Cool, New Study Says

Newsy (June 4, 2014) — A new study out from the University of Melbourne says koala bears hug trees to stay cool during hot weather. Video provided by Newsy
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Rio Zoo’s Animals Cool Off With Ice-Lollies

Rio Zoo’s Animals Cool Off With Ice-Lollies

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 13, 2015) — Animals at Rio de Janeiro's Jardim Zoologico Zoo are given ice-lollies, ice cream and frozen meat treats to keep them cool amid scorching summer temperatures. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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London Sewer Fat the Next Renewable Fuel

London Sewer Fat the Next Renewable Fuel

Reuters (Apr. 23, 2013) — Turning a menace - into a renewable energy source. Oil and fat which currently costs Thames Water in London millions to clear every year is being collected and used to power a new electricity plant. As Joanna Partridge reports the project - the biggest of its kind in the world - is being seen as a model for other cities.
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