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Over half of world’s wild primate species face extinction, report uncovers

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

Researchers warn of approaching major extinguishing episode if action is not taken to protect around 300 species, including gorillas, chimps, lemurs and lorises More than half of the worlds apes, monkeys, lemurs and lorises are now threatened with extinction as agriculture and industrial activities destroy forest habitats and the swine populations are hit by chase […]

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‘A guessing for our species’: the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

The long read: Timothy Morton craves humanity to give up some of its core faith, from the fantasy that it is possible to control the planet to the notion that we are above other beings. His ideas might chime bizarre, but theyre catching on A few years ago, Bjrk inaugurated corresponding with a philosopher whose […]

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Yukon Quest: 14 sled puppies, 4 mountain ranges, 1,000 miles- and total passion

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

The sled dog hasten from Alaska to Canada is gruelling to say the least, but self-described Quest addicts render year after year to test their limits The toughest sled dog hasten in the world didnt disillusion in 2016. Snowstorms, stranded mushers, billing polouse moose all featured on the 33rd annual Yukon Quest international sled dog […]

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First Sumatran rhino found in Borneo in 40 years has died

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th November 2017

WWF said there were indications that the endangered rhino was suffering from a severe infection caused by traps from an earlier poaching attempt The first critically endangered Sumatran rhino to be found in an area of Borneo for 40 times has died, wildlife experts said. The species had been thought to be extinct in Kalimantan, […]

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This Owl Has A Pretty Incredible Defense Mechanism When He Feels Threatened

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd November 2017

Lots of animals have incredible capabilities that many parties don’t is well known — Mother Nature is truly amazing. For speciman, watching an animal’s survival mechanisms in action is also possible plainly astounding. Take the northern white-faced owl — he has a fairly rad defensive proficiency when he experiences threatened by a predator. Watch as […]

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Saving Africa’s elephants: ‘Can you guess them no longer prevailing? ‘

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st November 2017

Across Africa, poaching was increased. Progression is being constituted here and there, but the combat to save the most significant animals on the Globe is far from being won In the Samburu National Reserve in northern Kenya, when the ferocious hot of the sunbathe has softened into a soothing night incandescence, David Daballen and I […]

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Insectageddon: agriculture is more catastrophic than climate dislocation | George Monbiot

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st October 2017

The offending breakdown of insect people indicates at a global environmental meltdown, writes Guardian correspondent George Monbiot Which of these would you name as the world’s most pressing environmental issue? Climate dislocation, air pollution, irrigate loss, plastic squander or urban expansion? My refute is none of the above. Almost improbably, I believe that climate outage […]

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Wildlife sanctuary free to good proprietor- as long as you care for the swine

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

Harry Kunz shoots nationwide cyberspace after a abortive five-year search for a successor at Eagles Nest wildlife hospital Having fielded numerous indecentproposals for his north Queensland wildlife sanctuary over the years, Harry Kunz has now increased a extremely respectable one of his own. Kunz wants to give away his two-hectare sanctuary and live on the […]

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This Woman Told Doctors Not To Stop Hurting Her In Order To Attest A Powerful Point

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st October 2017

There’s few concerns more thematic than animal claims. When I was in my early teens, I told my mama that I wanted to become a vegetarian, and she said that it was nothing more than a meat furor ( ”I’m not building two dinners! ” ), so I reluctantly went back to feeing meat until […]

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New species detected behind a inn- then saved from extinction

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th October 2017

In 2007, conservationists discovered a brand-new species occupying a beach just behind a inn in Granity, New Zealand. But could they save it before corrosion and rising liquids wiped it off the appearance of the planet? Who says hamlet life has to be enduring? Granity, New Zealand may be home to less than 300 beings, […]

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