Newsy (July 10, 2014) One zoo in Japan is giving denim to some of its animals to play with. The distressed fabric is made into jeans that will be auctioned for charity.
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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
Deutsche Welle (Feb. 4, 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
AFP (July 24, 2015) The crisis in Greece is taking its toll on animals at Athens zoo, where food shortages are forcing the zoo's managers to find innovative ways to keep the animals alive and the centre open.
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AP (Jan. 11, 2012) Six captive-bred pandas are released to a "semi-wild" environment in China, part of the nation's attempt to replenish the endangered wild population with captive-bred animals. Retired basketball star ... watch video
AP (Jan. 12, 2016) People in the Russian town of Khabarovsk were surprised to see a wild boar wandering through a public park Tuesday. Animal rescuers worked into the night to restrain the animal and sent it to a local ... 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
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 5, 2012) Throughout military history, animals have gone to war with humans. They served in wars that men started, and their loyalty is scarcely mentioned.
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Aug. 30, 2016 Closing the high seas to fishing could increase fish catches in coastal waters by 10 percent, helping people, especially the most vulnerable, cope with the expected losses of fish due to climate ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 From natural ecosystems to farmers' fields, plants face a dilemma of energy use: outgrow and out-compete their neighbors for light, or defend themselves against insects and disease. But what if you ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Biologists have detected a cannabinoid receptor in spermatozoa. Endogenous cannabinoids that occur in both the male and the female genital tract activate the spermatozoa: they trigger the so-called ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Household transmission of Clostridium difficile to pets and children may be a source of community-associated C. difficile infections according to findings from a new study. The study found that ... read more
Dec. 10, 2014 Studying the social interaction of bears through the use of camera traps and visual observations requires that humans be able to tell individuals apart. A study done using volunteers to study the ... read more
Apr. 9, 2014 The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds. Through a massive ... read more
June 19, 2012 An emerging green chemistry process can produce a pair of denim jeans using up to 92 percent less water and up to 30 percent less energy than conventional denim manufacturing methods, scientists have ... read more
Mar. 8, 2012 You may throw on an outfit without much thought in the morning, but your choice is strongly affected by your mood. And the item of casual wear in almost everyone’s wardrobe – denim jeans – is ... read more