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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
6 Extinct Animals That Could Be Brought Back to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, extinction, resurrection, mammoth, Tasmanian tiger, thylacine, passenger pigeon, gastric brooding frog, Carolina parakeet, saber-toothed cat, smilodon )

Freya
- 64 days ago - livescience.com
There are some extinct species -- such as the woolly mammoth, shown above -- that may be brought back to life if scientists can overcome some practical hurdles and thorny ethical questions.
Disappearance of Wildflowers May Have Doomed Ice Age Giants
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, environment, climate, extinction, giants, ice-age, woolly mommoth, woolly rhinoceros )

Giana
- 69 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Flower power may have meant the difference between life and death for some of the extinct giants of the Ice Age, including the mighty woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros.
Can Human Civilization Continue Indefinitely?
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, humans, race, extinction, sustainability, immortal, study, science, research, environment )

Giana
- 115 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Human beings have altered the Earth so much that human extinction is a real possibility if people continue on their current path. But if they can figure out a way to live sustainably, at least some human civilizations could become quasi-immortal.
Fossil Poo Reveals Where Ancient Giant Bird Ate
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, ancient bird, humans, extinction )

Giana
- 197 days ago - news.discovery.com
Being 12 feet tall and weighting 500 pounds didn't save the giant moa (Dinornis robustus) from extinction, along with 11 smaller moa species on the islands of New Zealand. The ancient Maori, who may have hunted the massive flightless birds to extinction.
How Humans Will Survive in a Million Years
Science & Tech  (tags: new book, humans, survival, extinction, million years )

Giana
- 273 days ago - news.yahoo.com
If you've ever worried, or even wondered, about the ultimate fate of humanity itself, then here is the book for you: In Scatter, Adapt, and Remember, Analee Newitz takes on the enormous topic of "how humans will survive a mass extinction."
Silent Killer Has Beekeepers Buzzing
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, farms, crops, CCD, insects bees, beekeepers, endangered, protection, killing, extinction )

Dee
- 283 days ago - timesunion.com
Stephen Wilson, wearing a bee suit, checks on one of his 11 hives in his apiary on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Altamont, N.Y. Wilson said that each of his hives have between 60,000 to 100,000 bees. (Paul Buckowski / Times Union)
What Do Tigers and Kiwi Have in Common? The Answer Lies in Their Genes | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, cats, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, tigers, slaughter, killing )

John
- 335 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
At first (and probably second) glance you wouldn't think that tigers and kiwis have all that much in common, but if you look deeper...
Scientists Use DNA From Poop to Track Rare Tigers
Science & Tech  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, conservation, cats, environment, extinction, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, tigers, investigation, endangered, design, interesting, investigation, science, scientists, study, performance, world, safety )

JL
- 340 days ago - motherjones.com
Bengal tigers can be elusive. They're classified as an endangered species, they're mostly nocturnal, and if they had their way, they wouldn't see many humans, either.
Supervolcano Not to Blame for Humanity's Near-Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanic eruption, humanity, extinction, science, research, study, discovery )

Giana
- 350 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A supervolcanic eruption thought to have nearly driven humanity extinct may not have endangered the species after all, a new investigation suggests.
Embryos of World's Most Endangered Cat Preserved for 1st Time
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, research, scientists, wild cat, extinction, liberian lynx, endangered, protect, save, good news )

Giana
- 386 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It seems counterintuitive that castration could help save a species facing extinction. But through removing the ovaries of a female Iberian lynx, scientists say they were able to collect and preserve embryos from the world's most endangered wild cat.
Atlantic Canadian Mega-Volcanoes Blamed in Mass Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, research, study, science, volcanoes, extinction, world, Triassic )

Michael
- 388 days ago - cbc.ca
The major extinction that paved the way for the rise of the dinosaurs was caused by the eruption of massive volcanoes in what is now Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, the northeastern U.S. and Morocco, a new study says.
Failure to Hunt Rabbits Part of Neanderthals' Demise?
Science & Tech  (tags: rabbits, Neanderthals, archaeology, discovery, interesting, scientists, extinction )

Giana
- 397 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Rabbits are small, fast, and devilishly hard to catch. And that could have had dire consequences for Neanderthals.
Ancient Reindeer Hunters Fished Ice Age Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery, history, investigation, interesting, scientists, extinction )

Suzybell
- 399 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have unearthed six fishhooks, the oldest of which was made from a 19,000-year-old mammoth tusk. Hunters of ice age reindeer around 12,300 years ago likely left the fishhooks, along with mammal and fish bones, in an open field in what is now Wu
 

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