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By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Australian spider bite boy saved by massive anti-venom dose – BBC News

A 10-year-old Australian boy has survived being bitten by one of the world’s most venomous spiders after being treated with 12 vials of anti-venom, reports say. It is thought to be one of the largest doses More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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13 ways to rewild your garden to attract bees, bats, birds and hedgehogs | The Telegraph

Kate Bradbury 18 FEBRUARY 2017 • 6:00AM When I think of rewilding, I think of self-willed land. Land that becomes wild again of its own accord and eventually returns to its former self, usually woodland. More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Polar bear cub does ‘dab dance’ taking adorable first steps at zoo

An adorable polar bear cub takes her very first steps at a zoo in Germany and certainly appears to be a natural in front of the camera. The incredibly cute ball of white fur appeared to wink at the camera and simultaneously More...

By Caley Maclennan On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Watch These Hummingbirds Take Their First Flight

It’s miraculous when any bird takes its first flight, but it’s rare to witness the exact moment. In this video, watch two hummingbirds leave the nest for the first time on New Year’s Day. After the first More...

By Caley Maclennan On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Tequila makers helped bring this bat species back from the brink | MNN – Mother Nature Network

When environmentalists and industry leaders come together for conservation, amazing things happen. Take, for instance, the case of the lesser long-nosed bat. This species was once close to extinction. Because it’s More...

By Caley Maclennan On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Bumble bee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act

A beleaguered wild bee has become the first bee species in the continental United States to be declared endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) was More...

By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Bizarre Mariana Trench ‘alien call’ identified | MNN – Mother Nature Network

In July 2015, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lowered a microphone more than 36,000 feet into the Mariana Trench. For the next three weeks, they captured a wide array of More...

By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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The Largest Animal That’s Ever Lived | Goodheart’s Extreme Science

In terms of sheer size, nothing on Earth, now or even in the prehistoric past, can match the blue whale. A few dinosaurs may have come close, but so far as we know, the blue whale is the largest creature that’s More...

By Caley Maclennan On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Wind power and wildlife thrive together – Into the Wind

Wind power and birds can exist in harmony. TOM VINSON JANUARY 5, 2017 National Bird Day is today and it offers a good chance to share the positive story about wind energy and birds. Cleaner air, healthier More...

By Bookmarklet On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Expert: More Whale Sightings May Mean Less Pollution In NY Waterways « CBS New York

Expert: More Whale Sightings May Mean Less Pollution In NY Waterways December 16, 2016 10:46 AM Humpback Whale in the sea. (Credit: Thinkstock) RYE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a majestic sight — a living More...