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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 5 reports

Why the Passenger Pigeon Went Extinct

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Chief scientist calls for dramatic changes to innovation policy

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

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Mexico investigates mass fish death in lagoon - Americas

At least 48 tonnes of fish have turned up dead in a lagoon in western Mexico and authorities are investigating whether wastewater treatment plants are to blame. On Monday, fishermen used shovels, wheel-carts and trucks to pull tonnes of dead fish out ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Union minister to take stock of poaching

Guwahati, Sept. 1: Union minister of state for environment and forest, Prakash Javadekar, will take feedback from the people about the possible reasons behind rise in rhino poaching in the state. Assam BJP spokesperson Adip Kumar Phukan today said Javadekar ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 9 reports

Environment Pollution - North-America - Mexico

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Varsities need to become drivers of innovation: President

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

Coach in collision with crane on A27

A coach carrying passengers has been involved in a collision with a mobile crane on the A27 in East Sussex.The crash happened at Selmeston, between Lewes and Polegate, at 16:10 BST.No-one was seriously hurt among the adult coach passengers, who were temporarily ... [Published BBC - 10 hours ago]
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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Workshop: Ample scopes to exploit marine resources

Lack of skilled manpower, technology and equipment are the main barriers in utilising the marine resources in Bangladesh.“We need data about our marine resources. But how can we get it if we do not have [necessary] human resources and technology,” Maritime ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

A day to remember a different kind of conflict – ours with the natural world

There were two anniversaries on Monday September 1st. Both are momentous, but in completely different ways. It was the 75th anniversary of Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939, which began the Second World War, and also the 100th anniversary of the death ... [Published The Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 8 reports

In Memory of Martha – The Last of Her Kind

, marks a century to the day that a legendary species of bird perished from the face of the earth. Martha, the very last surviving passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), died in the Cincinnati Zoo on September 1, 1914. With her death, the passenger ... [Published Santa Monica Daily Press - Sep 01 2014]


"Invasive species can cause serious harm to other species and impair natural ecosystems," Martens said. "These regulations will establish strict limits to better control the spread of invasive species and help to protect natural resources, habitats and biological diversity, including trees, crops and native species that are threatened by the presence of invasives."
"At present, sufficient protection has been given to the area as it is declared a sanctuary" she said, adding that tiger expert K Ulhas Karanth has been asked to study the issue
"It feeds on a human. It gives you this Lyme disease, which I actually had over a decade ago," says Orff. "It's one of the fastest increasing diseases in New England."
...infected with ticks are spending up to 90 percent of their time fighting and franting with the tick load that's irritating them," Kilpatrick said. "They're just constantly on the move, constantly losing energy, and losing tons and tons of insulative hair."

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