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Nature & Wildlife

Mysterious Shark Birth (video)

What happens when a female shark becomes pregnant after years of living separately from male sharks? A mystery unfolds, and the California Academy of Sciences is on the case. div.image_share ul.car…

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17 Awesome Camping Hacks You’ll Want to Try

Calling all camping lovers! With these easy green living hacks, you’ll be a happy camper... 1. Use wire to attach a cork to your keys so they will float if you drop them in the water. 2. Papa…

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What Causes Shark Attacks?

A recent spate of shark attacks in North Carolina has put millions of beach-goers on edge. But shouldn't sharks be the ones that are terrified of people? Consider this: On average, sharks att…

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9 Ways You Can Help Save Sharks Today

Sharks need your help. Researchers guess that humans kill between twenty and thirty million sharks every year. Other studies suggest an even higher number: 100 million. Though sharks have survived …

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9 Reasons Why We Need Sharks

Sharks are good. In fact, life in the oceans and even on earth would not be nearly so productive if it weren't for sharks. Shark attacks generate sensational headlines and provoke the irrational ur…

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Sick of Phony Shark Films? Watch These Instead.

Discovery channel's Shark Week has come under fire that last few years for their sensationalist shark coverage. Chris Palmer, an award winning documentary filmmaker and the author of Confessions of…

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Pygmy Sloths in the Caribbean (video)

The pygmy sloth is an extremely rare type of sloth only found in one place in the world—an island off the coast of Panama. Researcher Bryson Voirin at the California Academy of Sciences are doing rese…

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The Problem With Microbeads

Facial cleansers. Body scrubs. Toothpaste. What do these three common personal care products have in common? All three of these products contain microbeads—and they’re destroying the environment, b…

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12 Nature Photography Tips to Up Your Game

If one of your goals when you get outside this summer is to bring home some awe-inspiring photographs, you may be wondering where to start. We spoke with Bruce Kirkby, an award-winning wilderness writ…

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Did Monsanto Organize a Fake Grassroots Campaign in Favor of GMOs?

The company that brought you genetically-modified foods, the carcinogenic pesticide Roundup, and what many would describe as global mayhem, may be stooping to a new low, according to the Organic Consu…

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