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Besieged Russian scientists drive away polar digests

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th July 2017

Ship delivered bird-dogs and flares to staff at Arctic weather station after they were encircled by 10 adult makes for two weeks Russian scientists have driven away polar abides that besieged their weather station on an island in the Arctic Ocean for two weeks. A nearby ship was able to reach the island and quantity […]

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‘Sightings’ of extinct Tasmanian beast prompt research in Queensland

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th July 2017

Eyewitness accounts of large, dog-like swine in districts far north spur technical hunt for thylacines, thought to have died out in 1936 Plausible possible sightings of a Tasmanian tiger in north Queensland have motivated scientists to undertake a search for the species thought to have died out more than 80 years ago. The last thylacine […]

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Man v rat: could the long conflict soon be over? | Jordan Kisner

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

The Long Read: Rat spread infection, ravage crops and very sometimes eat beings alive. For centuries, we have struggled to find an efficient way of controlling their numbers. Until now First, the stories. “There wasnt” super rats. Apart from a specific subtropical make, they do not get very big than 20 inches long, includes the […]

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Desperately required: python hunters to undertake Florida’s unwelcome intruder

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Since Burmese pythons encountered their route into the wild in the 80 s they have devastated native wildlife. Now 150,000 “couldve been” lurking in the states waterways Bill Booth struggles to recall the last experience “hes seen” a raccoon, a fox or a rabbit on one of his frequent hunting jaunts deep into the drenches […]

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Standing Rock activists stay in place, panicking pipe succes was a ‘trick’

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st July 2017

Though the US disclaimed a permit for the Dakota Access pipeline, numerous was concern that the Trump administration and the pipeline busines could overrule the decision Native American activists at the Standing Rock water protector camps vowed to remain in place the morning after the US Army Corps of Engineers denied a key permit for […]

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US funding brand-new soldiers in wildlife trafficking battle: giant rats

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th June 2017

Elite rat team to begin by recognizing illegal shipments of pangolins, “the worlds” most trafficked swine, at ports in Tanzania The US government will fund the training of a unit of monstrous rats to combat illegal wildlife trade in Africa. An elite group of African giant pouched rats will be used at ports, initially in […]

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No more monkey business: why primates should never be domesticateds

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd June 2017

About 4,500 primates are in private hands in the UK many of them tolerating poor conditions. Is it duration for a prohibit? Primate owner Laura was searching the internet adverts for monkeys she could try to recovery when she recognized one from a humanity in the Cotswolds who was clearly seeing caring for two common […]

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Yasuni Man film is an intimate likenes of a beautiful ground under siege for world oil

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th June 2017

US biologist Ryan Killackey spent seven years filming a polemical note of a remote grove community under pressure from US and Chinese oil companies Watching a film-maker expend tweezers to obtain squirm, inch-long Amazonian parasites from his brutal leg is traditionally rank among the more stomach-churning of cinematic knows, but it is a mere sideshow […]

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North Dakota arrest warrant for Amy Goodman elevates dreads for press freedom

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th June 2017

The Democracy Now! emcee has been accused of enrolling private property during her reporting on the Native American demonstrations of an oil pipeline North Dakota police have issued an apprehend warrant for the Democracy Now! emcee Amy Goodman, “whos been” reporting on the Native American protests against an oil pipeline, accusing her of enrolling private […]

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North Dakota oil pipeline protesters stand their sand: ‘This is sacred land’

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd June 2017

Pipelines planned road takes it close to Standing Rock Sioux reservation and Cannon Ball, which could endanger clean drinking water and menace sacred sites The Cannonball river flows into the mighty Missouri about 50 miles due south of Bismarck, North Dakota. At its confluence, a protest encampment certainly a series of cliques, on both sides […]

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