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Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 1 hour ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
Florida Hospital Demands Woman Undergo Forced C-Section
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Forced Birth, Cesarean Surgery, Human Rights, Women's Rightsrisks, science, warning, ethics )

Cat
- 1 day ago - rhrealitycheck.org
Unacceptable. In an action that appears to be increasingly commonplace, a Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her wil
'Pea-Sized Brain Hub Could Shed Light on Depression'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, brain hub, health, depression )

Ray
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say a part of the brain, smaller than a pea, triggers the instinctive feeling that something bad is about to happen.
Dinosaurs Could Have Survived The Asteroid, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, animals, dinosaurs, asteroids, paleontology )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
The extinction of dinosaurs might be down to "colossal bad luck," a new study has found.
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 3 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
Now Two NEW Large Holes Appear in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, investigation, news, science, world )

Nell
- 3 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The funnel is a perfectly formed cone, say locals who are mystified at how it was formed. Its depth is estimated at between 60 and 100 metres and its diameter - more than four metres. Millions of people around the world glimpsed the first giant hole aft
The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
No Longer 'Deaf as a Stump': Researchers Find Turtles Chirp, Click, Meow, Cluck
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, investigation, turtles, sounds, science, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Two new studies published recently in Chelonian Conservation and Biology and Herpetologica find that two turtle species vocalize when they reproduce and during some social interactions, and that their vocalizations are many and varied.
Searching for Extra-Galactic Radio Signals
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, interesting, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, news, radio signals, science, space )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - sciencenews.org
These intense fast radio bursts are the calling card of some exotic, cataclysmic event outside the Milky Way, and may tell the story of half the missing matter in the universe. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
Tyrannosaurs Prowled in Packs, B.C. Tracks Show
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus, research, discovery, science, evolution )

Michael
- 7 days ago - cbc.ca
It would have been terrifying to run into a tyrannosaur like Albertosaurus. The massive creature that roamed western North America about 70 million years ago was as long as a bus, with a wide smile of razor-sharp teeth and claws to match.
First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard
Science & Tech  (tags: Grizzly bears, salmon, canada, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study reveals that more grizzlies live among Canada's Heiltsuk people than they suspected.
Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 9 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
World AIDS Forum Opens With Tribute for Plane Dead
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Aids forum, Malaysian Airliner, scientists, death, sadness, research, health, humans, disease, safety, science )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
A six-day world forum on AIDS got under way on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and fresh vows to crush a disease that has claimed twice as many lives as World War I.
 

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