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Among the males, Diego displayed an exceptional sex drive, so much so, he’s credited with helping save his species from extinction.In 1970, researchers began saving the Española Island tortoises.
The task had been assigned to them by two volunteers from the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon, a conservation organization focused on protecting birds.As other countries examine why some of their protected birds aren’t returning from migration, Lebanon has come under the spotlight.
A year ago, when preliminary trial results of the new vaccine were released, the World Health Organization called it “a major scientific breakthrough.“The vaccine looks promising, and likely better than our century-old BCG vaccine,” said Dr.
What people learn about farming from their interest in wine, Ms.In the early 1980s, Claude Bourguignon, a French soil scientist, famously said that the soil of the Sahara had more life in it than the soil of Burgundy.
The coastal town offers a view of the rapid effects of climate change.”When international leaders met last month at the United Nations to discuss climate change, and when millions of young protesters took to the streets, the focus was on sweeping global action.
In an unusual crowdsourcing campaign, more than 1,000 students, philanthropists, sailors, businesspeople and others raised 3 million Canadian dollars, or $2.3 million in American currency, that the British Columbia Parks Foundation needed to buy nearly 2,000 acres in Princess Louisa Inlet.
ImageMichael Hoult, sailing in the Pacific Ocean, discovered an enormous raft of floating pumice, a lightweight volcanic rock.The rocks — a raft of pumice estimated to be as large as 200 football fields — transformed the ocean into an opaque, undulating crust.
The greatest risk of increased heat fatalities is in northern cities like New York and Boston, a study has found.Under the Paris climate agreement, 195 countries pledged to cut their greenhouse gas in an effort to hold global warming to two degrees Celsius, or 3.
That means that the final magnitude of a quake could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after it begins, and long before it ends.]A single-digit leap in earthquake magnitude means that 32 times more energy is being released.
“The colony is not just dropping dead just because you remove the queen,” said Simon Garnier, head of the Swarm Lab at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.CreditHBO, via Associated PressThis “hive mind” concept has floated around in science fiction since the 1930s.
TrilobitesThe Sehuencas water frogs in a Bolivian aquarium hit it off, but Romeo might need a little more practice before they succeed in reproducing.CreditCreditBy Global Wildlife ConservationAt first the story of Romeo, the last Sehuencas water frog, seemed like an ecological tragedy.