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Oldest Shipwreck In Mediterranean Found? Ancient Phoenician Vessel Contains 2,700-Year-Old Artifacts
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, science, Medierranean Archaeology, Malta, Phoenicians )

- 1 day ago -
Really cool. An ancient vessel that once transported Phoenicians around the Mediterranean Sea was found near the island of Malta with its cargo still remarkably intact, a team of archeologists from the U.S., France and Malta report.
Pre-Columbian Mycobacterial Genomes Shows Seals as a Source of New World TB
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, research, South America, tuberculosis )

- 5 days ago -
New research shows that tuberculosis likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and sea lions that brought the disease to South America and transmitted it to Native people there before Europeans landed on the continent.
Could Whale-Watching Replace Whaling in Japan? | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Animals  (tags: whales, Whale Watching, Japan, Japan Tourism, protection, wildlife, animals, environment )

- 5 days ago -
Let's hope this is the future. The newly created Japan Whale and Dolphin Watching Council will promote marine mammal eco-tourism, offering a lucrative alternative as Japan loses its taste for hunting wild cetaceans.
Michigan Wolf Hunting: Lengthy Battle Continues With Expected Vote on Pro-Hunt Initiative
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, slaughter, cruelty, crime, death, killing, humans, abuse, suffering, extinction, animalcruelty, ethics, conservation, environment, endangered, animalrights, law, habitat, protection, society )

- 6 days ago -
Here's a Michigan timeline on the new resurgence of sociopathic whiteman brutally killing of native North Americna wolves. The nation you support - is it doing what YOU would do?
Near US-Mexico Border, Working to Identify Immigrants Buried in Unmarked Graves - Metro - The Boston Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, humans, society, illegal immigration, Illegal immigrants, USA, Brooks County Texas activists, politics )

- 6 days ago -
Because they were human beings. Among the many illegal migrants who die crossing the southern US border, hundreds are never identified, buried without ceremony, casket, or name.
Food Giant Nestlé Tackles Animal Cruelty on Factory Farms | TakePart
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare )

- 6 days ago -
It's 'the most comprehensive and ambitious animal welfare program' in the industry, says the Humane Society.
Russia's Growing Military Presence in the Arctic a Concern to Harper
World  (tags: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, northern tour, russia, military presence, arctic )

- 6 days ago -
Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.
Two Ancient Mayan Cities Found in Mexican Jungle - Yahoo News
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, Maya, Mexico, science, Mexican Archaeology )

- 6 days ago -
So cool! Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are "dozens" more to be found in the region.
The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of An Alien World, Frozen in Time
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, science, Pompeii Eruption!, Pompeii Italy, Rome, Ancient History, Italy, Mt. Vesuvius research, history )

- 9 days ago -
A place on my bucket list. In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii.
Is Sugar The New Tobacco?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, diet, Sugar, nutrition, medicine )

- 22 days ago -
Kind of scary. You already know that eating too much sugar causes your teeth to rot and can lead to diabetes and obesity. But could it also trigger high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and possibly even cancer
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