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Protecting history with satellites

Looking down from orbit is an attractive way of monitoring historical sites in remote or politically unstable regions – and can even help archaeologists to make new discoveries.

dateApr 04, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Elephants are vanishing from DRC's best-run reserve

The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) largest remaining forest elephant population, located in the Okapi Faunal Reserve (OFR), has declined by 37 percent in the last five years, with only 1,700 elephants now remaining, ...

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Ecology
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Another new fox species from Malapa

Researchers from Wits University and the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, together with international scientists announced on Tuesday, 22 January 2012, the discovery of a two million year old fossil fox at the ...

dateJan 23, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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