Science

5 Rehabilitated Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles Released into Wild

by Ali Berman

Too often good news about endangered species seems no where to be found. But recently, the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, the most endangered species of sea turtle, had one heck of a day.

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Extinct Elephant Bird Egg Sells at Auction for $101K

by Ali Berman

An egg estimated to be several hundred years old, and laid by the extinct elephant bird, has sold for twice its estimated worth for 100,000 dollars at an auction in London.

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Russia Sends Animals to Space for One Month Experiment

by Ali Berman

Russia is in the midst of an experiment to see how various lifeforms react in space. On Friday, they launched five mice, eight Mongolian gerbils, fifteen geckos and various other species into orbit around the earth for one month.

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Celebrate Earth Day 2013 and Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

by Allyson Koerner

This year, the Lyrid meteor shower falls on Earth Day and it is a guaranteed special way to embrace such an important green holiday.

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Study Shows that Bottlenose Dolphins Have Names

by ecosalon

News that dolphins are capable of calling each other by name broadens the dialogue on our relationships with animals.

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Preparing for the Cicada Invasion of BROOD II

by Michael dEstries

They’re coming.  From the Carolinas to D.C. to New York City and beyond, the East Coast is bracing for the emergence of BROOD II - one of 15 separate broods of periodical

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Yikes: 1600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in Only 25 Years

by Michael dEstries

How’s this for stunning proof of accelerated climate change? Scientists reported Thursday that thanks to a unique method of carbon dating, they’ve been able to determine that glacial ice in

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