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Saturday, October 31, 2015
Warming ocean key factor in collapse of cod fishery: report
The rapid warming of waters off New England in the northeastern United States is a key factor in the collapse of the region's cod fishery, and changes to the species' management are needed to save one of America's oldest industries, according to a report published Thursday in Science magazine.
Nicolas the alcoholic monkey, symbol of abuse in Chile
Escaping the clutches of alcoholism is never easy, and it certainly wasn't for Nicolas, who had to go on anti-depressants to cope with the withdrawal symptoms.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Rio reintroduces howlers after a century's absence
Scientists have given Rio de Janeiro something to shout about with the reintroduction of howler monkeys to the city's famed Tijuca forest after a century's absence.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Melting ice in a warming world threatens to further shrink the habitat of the snow leopard, adding to illegal hunting woes that are pushing the iconic big cat to extinction, said a study released Friday.
Friday, October 23, 2015
A pivotal question has split world powers along unfamiliar lines as they haggle over how to avert catastrophic global warming: Should they set a goal of entirely eliminating carbon-belching industries?
Thursday, October 22, 2015
India's capital holds first 'car-free day' to combat filthy air
The Indian capital held its first "car-free day" Thursday to try to improve New Delhi's notoriously filthy air, but motorists were seen ignoring signs to keep off the roads.
Goshawk released from wildlife rehab facility on Kinmen
An injured goshawk that has received treatment and rehabilitation for a broken leg at the Kinmen National Park over the past five months was released Wednesday, the Kinmen Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Association said that day.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Dalai Lama calls action on climate 'human responsibility'
The Dalai Lama on Tuesday urged strong global action to limit global warming and to protect fragile environments, including the Himalayan glaciers and Tibetan plateau.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Denny Colwell fires up a weed whacker and makes quick work of his prized American ginseng patch, a fall ritual that helps hide the slow-growing, long-lived perennials from poachers keen on digging them up.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Gamers converge for Major League Gaming finals
It was a tense moment in the opening rounds of Major League Gaming's World Finals. OpTic Gaming, arguably the best Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare team in the world, was losing to a relatively unknown European team.
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