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Bumblebee Population At Risk Too, Thanks to Climate Change

Climate Change Is Destroying The World’s bumblebee Population

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A great view in Spring and Summer is that of bees flying in the air, pollinating the plants on sunny days. However, it is unfortunate that climate change is affecting the population of the humble bumble bees and in the ...

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Maine Uses Internet to Flush Out Invasive Species

Maine Turns to Internet, Residents to Map and Combat invasive Species

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Maine is preferring to crowdsource to chronicle the invasive plans which plague some of its natural areas.   The state is collecting data through its iMaplnvasive website launched 12 months ago. The online tool allows residents to upload photos of ...

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Eastern Oregon Becomes the Site of an Ancient Species of Beaver

New ancient beaver species discovered in Oregon

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A fossilized skull and teeth from a newly described species of beaver which survived 28 million years back have been found and unearthed in eastern Oregon. The fossilized skull and teeth of the ancient beaver were discovered at thee John ...

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Newly Discovered Shrimp In South Africa 10-15mm Long

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JOHANNESBURG  – A tiny shrimp equipped with large, candy-striped eyes to ward off predators  has been discovered in South African waters, the University of Cape Town. “The vivid ringed patterns are thought to be there to make the eyes appear ...

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Meet Gopher Tortoise-The Only Turtle Species That Cannot Swim

Not all turtles can swim- Florida wildlife

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Unlike your usual turtle which has the ability to swim, gopher tortoise are something else. This turtle species is perhaps the only one amongst several other species in the world that cannot swim. In the previous month, the FWC or ...

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Movement to Make Garden More Environment Friendly is Arriving Soon

A garden’s now more than a garden: trying to help the planet (and look good doing it)

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There is a movement underway that aims at making the gardens work more for the environment, making it cleaner, due to the increasing pollution making environment unsafe. Because of global warming and habitat destruction, he said, “today, gardens need to ...

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Catalina Island Fox Recovers From Endangered Species List Since 1999

Catalina Island Foxes Bounce Back From Endangerment Since 1999

Catalina Island, California – Unlike what you might think, the population of Catalina Island Foxes was not nearly wiped out by humans. In fact, it was an epidemic of Canine Distemper on the tiny island chain that nearly caused the ...

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