EU looks to downgrade wolf protection status

The European Commission said Wednesday it wants to change the protection status of wolves—allowing them to be hunted—based on new data suggesting the animals pose a rising threat to livestock.

Neanderthals may have been morning people, says new study

A new research paper finds that genetic material from Neanderthal ancestors may have contributed to the propensity of some people today to be "early risers," the sort of people who are more comfortable getting up and going ...

Unique marimo threatened by rising lake temperatures

Rising lake water temperatures threaten the survival of marimo, unique algal balls found only in cold lakes. Kobe University researchers clarified that the warmer it gets, the more the inward decomposition outpaces the outward ...

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