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Cute, carnivorous relative of Tasmanian tiger returns to mainland Australia

The eastern quoll is probably best known for its connection to a famous relative, the Tasmanian tiger. The tiger went extinct in the 1930s, but conservationists are working to prevent this small, spotted marsupial from suffering the same fate. Quolls…

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Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies

On Monday, May 27th, Malaysian authorities reported reported that the last male Sumatran rhino died on a nature reserve on Borneo island. There are fewer than 100 of the species left in the wild, with only one female remaining in Malaysia. The male, Tam, is thought to have died from old age after he was discovered on a palm oil plantation. Efforts to breed Tam with females of the same species were unsuccessful. Sumatran rhinos once roamed Asia Sumatran rhinos are one of five rhino species,…

Has the media narrative changed around climate change? – Al Jazeera America

News outlets could cover climate change stories every day and still sell this story short. But they struggle to find the right way to cover the relentless onslaught of information and data that is newsworthy. Still, there are signs that…

A change of climate in the media? | Global Warming – Al Jazeera America

On The Listening Post this week: A perfect storm of activism, science and politics pushes the biodiversity crisis up the news agenda. Plus, patriotism in Chinese cinema, past and present. A change of climate in the media? It is one…

Dolphin ancestor’s hearing was more like hoofed mammals than today’s sea creatures

Paleontologists are looking into the evolutionary origins of the whistles and squeaks that dolphins and porpoises make — part of the rare echolocation ability that allows them to effectively navigate their dark environment.

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Humans Have 30 Years To Stave Off Climate Catastrophe, ‘Uninhabitable Earth’ Author Says – WBUR

“It is worse, much worse, than you think.” That’s how David Wallace-Wells‘ new book “The Uninhabitable Earth” opens. It’s a painstakingly researched look at the catastrophic consequences global warming is already having on the planet — and the even worse…

Humans Have 30 Years To Stave Off Climate Catastrophe, ‘Uninhabitable Earth’ Author Says – WBUR

“It is worse, much worse, than you think.” That’s how David Wallace-Wells‘ new book “The Uninhabitable Earth” opens. It’s a painstakingly researched look at the catastrophic consequences global warming is already having on the planet — and the even worse…

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