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Scientists Find 120 Million-Year-Old Reptile Eggs In China

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June 7, 2014
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It's believed the eggs belong to the ancient pterosaur, which scientists say roamed the Earth during the Cretaceous period. Video provided by Newsy


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One in Five Reptiles Threatened With Extinction, Says Study

One in Five Reptiles Threatened With Extinction, Says Study

Reuters (Mar. 20, 2013) — A landmark study has concluded that almost one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction. The more than 200 world experts involved in the study say loss of habitat is the driving force behind the plummeting reptile populations but that overcoming the problem should not be beyond mankind.
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Conservationists Rally to Aid of Rare Guatemalan Turtle

Conservationists Rally to Aid of Rare Guatemalan Turtle

Reuters (Apr. 9, 2012) — Conservations groups in Guatemala are rallying to the aid of the endangered Central American river turtle, the victim of poaching and habitat loss. Also known as the "white turtle", the reptile's meat and eggs are sought after by poachers, even in officially protected areas like the Maya Biosphere Reserve.
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Global Oil Demand to Increase Next Year at Fastest Pace Since 2010

Global Oil Demand to Increase Next Year at Fastest Pace Since 2010

TheStreet (July 11, 2014) — Global oil demand will rise at the fastest pace in five years in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency. The IEA said that world oil consumption will increase next year by 1.4 million barrels a day to a record 94.1 million. Most of the increase in oil supply will be from nations outside of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Oil supply from non-OPEC countries will rise by 1.2 million barrels a day next year as North American production rises. The demand for oil will be driven in large part by China, which the agency said will see demand increase by more than 4% to about 10.8 million a day. Video provided by TheStreet
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Yangtze River

Yangtze River

National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — China’s Yangtze River is home to some of the world’s most spectacular whitewater, but plans to dam the river for hydropower threatens to alter the river’s natural landscape. National Geographic Young Explorer Trip Jennings and a group of international scientists, conservationists and river enthusiasts raft 120 miles of the Yangtze’s Great Bend for what may be the last time. The team hopes the seven day journey will bring national attention to this threatened wonder before the flow of development slows the rushing waters.
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