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Ecology Oct 24, 2020

Thousands of seals found dead in Namibia

An estimated 7,000 Cape fur seals have been discovered dead at a breeding colony in central Namibia, scientists said on Saturday.

Ecology Oct 23, 2020

Crisis in the Galapagos: Chinese fishing fleets and COVID-19 threaten a natural wonder

Just south of the Galapagos' Marchena Island, there's a dive spot known by locals as the "fish arena."

Plants & Animals Oct 23, 2020

Endangered vaquita remain genetically healthy even in low numbers, new analysis shows

The critically endangered vaquita has survived in low numbers in its native Gulf of California for hundreds of thousands of years, a new genetic analysis has found. The study found little sign of inbreeding or other risks ...

Plants & Animals Oct 23, 2020

Plastic found in southern right whale in Argentina

Scientists found plastic debris in the digestive tract of a southern right whale stranded in Argentina, according to a study from the Southern Right Whale Health Monitoring Program, co-led by the University of California, ...

Social Sciences Oct 21, 2020

Seeing is no longer believing: The manipulation of online images

A peace sign from Martin Luther King, Jr, becomes a rude gesture; President Donald Trump's inauguration crowd scenes inflated; dolphins in Venice's Grand Canal; and crocodiles on the streets of flooded Townsville—all manipulated ...

Ecology Oct 16, 2020

Back in the pink: Hong Kong dolphins enjoy rare quiet as pandemic halts ferries

Rare pink dolphins are returning to the waters between Hong Kong and Macau after the coronavirus pandemic halted ferries, but scientists remain deeply concerned about their long-term survival in one of the world's busiest ...

Ecology Oct 13, 2020

Fourteen recommendations for the protection of freshwater biodiversity beyond 2020

The year 2020 marks the end of the "UN Decade of Biodiversity." However, the UN report published in September shows that none of the 20 Aichi-Biodiversity Targets that where agreed on in 2010 has been achieved in the last ...

Plants & Animals Oct 02, 2020

Evidence of a cat recognizing and mimicking human behavior

A small team of researchers with Eötvös Loránd University's Department of Ethology in Budapest has observed an instance of a house cat recognizing and then mimicking human behavior. The group has written a paper describing ...

Ecology Sep 30, 2020

6 dolphins found dead in 'historic' stranding in Alabama after Hurricane Sally

Six dolphins were found dead in an Alabama marsh last week in what experts call an "historic mass stranding."

Environment Sep 24, 2020

NASA nets Dolphin as an extratropical storm

NASA's Aqua satellite caught a visible image of Dolphin after it passed east central Japan on Sept. 24, where it became an extratropical storm in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.

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