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Europe Has 421 Million Fewer Birds Than 30 Years Ago
Animals  (tags: birds, decline, europe, habitat loss, partridge, skylark, sparrows, starlings )

Johan
- 23 days ago - france24.com
The population crash is related to modern farming methods and the loss and damage of habitats, according to the study published in science journal Ecology Letters.
Marius Is Healthy - Yet He Will Be Killed: Copenhagen Zoo Invites the Public to Autopsy of "Surplus Giraffe"
Animals  (tags: animals, zoo, killing, shot, giraffe, marius, copenhagen, denmark, public, autopsy )

Johan
- 292 days ago - translate.google.com
Marius is a healthy half year old giraffe. Yet he will be killed with a bolt gun in Copenhagen Zoo on Sunday. Copenhagen Zoo each year kills between 20 and 30 so-called "surplus animals", including lions, tigers, bears and zebras.
Planet's Oldest Fossils Found in Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, life, origin, fossils, oldest, australia )

Johan
- 694 days ago - smh.com.au
Scientists analysing Australian rocks have discovered traces of bacteria that lived a record-breaking 3.49 billion years ago, a mere billion years after Earth formed.
Faced With Brutal Elephant Poachers, Cameroon Calls in the Army
Animals  (tags: elephant, cameroon, poaching, army, protection )

Johan
- 700 days ago - reuters.com
Faced with the threat of horse-mounted Sudanese elephant poachers armed with machine guns, the central African nation has deployed military helicopters and 600 soldiers to try to protect the park and its animals.
"Body Slamming Piglets to Death Humane," Pork Experts Say (Warning! Contains Graphic Video)
Animals  (tags: pigs, piglet, slaughter, violence, death, slaughter, slaughterhouse, video )

Johan
- 711 days ago - vancouversun.com
Scenes show workers euthanizing a piglet by swinging it into a metal post and kicking and slapping a pig that is having trouble getting up. Pork industry experts say most of what is seen in the hidden camera investigation is widely accepted practice.
Researchers Find Clues to the Baltic Crusades in Animal Bones, Horses and the Extinct Aurochs
Science & Tech  (tags: history, europe, baltic, crusades, nights, medieval, christendom, paganism, teutonic )

Johan
- 715 days ago - phys.org
A multidisciplinary project seeks to understand the Eastern Baltic Crusades through the lens of ecology. Horses, for example, aided the Christians in battle, while the castles the Crusaders built decimated forests.
Argentine Experts Find Giant Penguin Fossils in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: penguin, giant, ancient, antarctica, fossil, discovery, paleontology )

Johan
- 735 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Argentine experts have discovered the fossils of a two-metre-tall penguin that lived in Antarctica 34 million years ago.
As Turkey Rises, 'A Real Problem' With Censorship
World  (tags: turkey, media, censorship, opposition, incarcerations, journalists )

Johan
- 745 days ago - npr.org
Nearly two years ago, Soner Yalcin and more than a dozen of his employees at the online news outlet OdaTV joined the growing list of incarcerated Turkish journalists.
The 7 Most Horrifying Museums on Earth
Offbeat  (tags: museums, creepy, scary, horrifying )

Johan
- 1562 days ago - cracked.com
Remember being bored out of your skull because your parents dragged you to some stupid museum when you were a kid? Well, it could have been worse. Much worse.
Sweden: Lynx Hunting Season Opened
Animals  (tags: lynx, killing, sweden )

Johan
- 1730 days ago - sr.se
The first of the month marks the opening of the season for hunting lynx. The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency has given permission to shoot 200 of the large cats.
 
 
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