Science

Over 300 Centuries-Old Trees Felled for Pope Event in Brazil

by Amanda Just

According to the vice mayor, the Church nor the event organizers had permission to clear the trees in the national park.

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Young Gorillas Seen Dismantling Snares to Protect Their Own

by Ali Berman

If you saw someone you loved die at the hands of a snare, what would you do? Search for and destroy snares to protect your other loved ones? Seems logical. And that’s exactly what a couple of young gorillas did.

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Smog-Eating Pavement in the Works

by Amanda Just

In Hengelo, Netherlands, you can walk on the sunny side of the street: on their new smog-eating sidewalk.

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WATCH: Man Frees Endangered Whale from Fishing Line

by Ali Berman

Two fisherman off the coast of Virginia spotted something you don’t see everyday: an endangered Northern Right Whale.This particular animal was tangled and dragging heavy fishing debris and in desperate need of help.

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WATCH: Invasive, Predatory Lionfish Discovered in Deep Atlantic

by China DeSpain

Studies have confirmed that at least 40 species of native fish have experienced population drops since the lionfish were introduced.

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WATCH: Primeval Forest Discovered Off of Alabama Coast

by China DeSpain

The 50,000-year-old forest was buried in a layer of sediment that protected it in an oxygen-free environment.

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First Rehabbed and Reintegrated Killer Whale is Now a Mom

by Amanda Just

In 2002, a killer whale was spotted alone and emaciated in Puget Sound, near Seattle, Washington. Researchers kept a close watch on her, and determined after several months to bring

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