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Conservation body agrees to protect silky sharks

(AP) -- Delegates at an international conservation meeting agreed Saturday on a measure mandating that silky sharks accidentally caught in fishing gear be released back into the sea alive, marine advocacy groups said.

dateNov 19, 2011 in Ecology
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Cameras stream Canadian polar bear migration

(AP) -- In the harsh, remote wilds of the Canadian tundra, a wolverine scampers up to a polar bear snoozing near the shore of the Hudson Bay. The bear rises and makes a half-hearted charge, driving away the fierce, badger-like ...

dateOct 27, 2011 in Ecology
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FCC sued over new Internet rules

(AP) -- A media and Internet advocacy group sued the federal government Wednesday over its new rules covering Internet traffic, saying they don't protect wireless traffic from interference by phone companies.

dateSep 28, 2011 in Telecom
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Scientist suspension is about project's management

(AP) -- The government's suspension of an Arctic scientist was related to how a polar bear research project was awarded and managed and not his earlier scientific work detailing drowned polar bears, a watchdog group said ...

dateAug 02, 2011 in Other
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Gadget makers forced to look at links to Congo war

(AP) -- Does that smart phone in your pocket contribute to rape and murder in the depths of Africa? Soon, you'll know: A new U.S. law requires companies to certify whether their products contain minerals from rebel-controlled ...

dateJul 24, 2010 in Other
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Group will sue McDonald's over Happy Meal toys

(AP) -- Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald's Tuesday, ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Health
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