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Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer

By Shawna Williams | May 22, 2018

The University College London researcher investigated how environmental pressures affect animals.

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image: Newly Described Salamander Species Nearly Extinct

Newly Described Salamander Species Nearly Extinct

By Sukanya Charuchandra | May 21, 2018

The Chinese giant salamander is not one but five different species.

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Bigger, older mothers produce disproportionately more eggs than their smaller counterparts do.

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If left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will drive ocean temperatures up, affecting wildlife in these regions.

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A group of around 300 whales produced 184 distinct songs over just a few years, according to a new study.

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In an unusual evolutionary twist, local stick spiders have come up with an almost identical repertoire of color morphs in multiple locations.

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Poecilia formosa, an all-female fish species, has a surprisingly robust genome. 

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image: California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison

California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison

By Catherine Offord | January 15, 2018

Researchers suspect the source of the toxins may be some of the state’s 50,000 or so marijuana farms.

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The dolphins and their trainers will search for the endangered porpoises and enclose them in a protected pen.

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Researchers recommend greater conservation efforts toward non-mammals and small creatures.

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