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Star birth with a chance of winds?

The lesser-known constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs), is home to a variety of deep-sky objects—including this beautiful galaxy, known as NGC 4861. Astronomers are still debating on how to classify it. While ...

dateJan 27, 2017 in Astronomy
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Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

A top Swedish court on Friday allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early next year in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk.

dateDec 30, 2016 in Ecology
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Giraffes 'threatened with extinction'

Wild giraffe numbers have plummeted by 40 percent in the past three decades and the species is now "vulnerable" to extinction, a top conservation body said Thursday.

dateDec 08, 2016 in Ecology
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