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Surprising diversity in aging revealed in nature

In our youth we are strong and healthy and then we weaken and die - that's probably how most would describe what ageing is all about. But, in nature, the phenomenon of ageing shows an unexpected diversity ...

dateDec 08, 2013 in Ecology
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Great white shark choked by sea lion

A great white shark that washed up on an Australian beach this week had a sea lion stuck in its throat which likely caused its death, fisheries officials said Thursday.

dateJul 17, 2014 in Ecology
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New mass death of birds in Sweden

In a week that saw unexplained massive bird deaths in the southern United States, up to 100 birds were found lying in a snow-covered street in Sweden Wednesday, officials said. ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Ecology
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Rare Chinese white dolphin gets DNA bank

A Hong Kong conservation group said Saturday it has set up a DNA bank for the rare Chinese white dolphin, also known as the pink dolphin, in a bid to save the mammals facing a sharp population decline.

dateJan 15, 2012 in Ecology
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