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381 new species discovered in the Amazon

A new WWF and Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development report, released on 30 August, reveals that a new animal or plant species is discovered in the Amazon every 2 days, the fastest rate to be observed this century. ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Environment
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Mohawks become first tribe to take down a federal dam

A century after the first commercial dam was built on the St. Regis River, blocking the spawning runs of salmon and sturgeon, the stream once central to the traditional culture of New York's Mohawk Tribe is flowing freely ...

dateDec 11, 2016 in Ecology
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