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The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Climate Expert Chip Fletcher – Honolulu Civil Beat

Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and reporters spoke with Chip Fletcher, associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He is also chairman of Honolulu’s Climate…

Cats Track Their Owners’ Movements, Research Finds

It turns out that cats keep a mental map of their territory inside their heads which they can use to abstract out information. A recent study showed however that on the legend of that map, the largest icon is us: their owners. Cats track where their owners are at all times, a study from the […]

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How Cascadia can prevent another “lost decade” in the fight against climate change – Jefferson Public Radio

Imagine you woke up in 2030 to find that Oregon, Washington and British Columbia had done little to slow the global warming that cooked the Cascadia region this year. That killed 600 people in British Columbia alone. That choked Cascadia’s…

Australian Firefighters Pose With Adorable Rescued Wild Animals for Sizzling Charity Calendar

Australia’s firefighters are raising money for wildlife foundations by posing with their kit off for an annual calendar featuring adorable pets and endangered native wildlife. The internationally acclaimed Australian Firefighters Calendar, now in its 29th year, is setting hearts on fire again. With over 750 million Facebook views and distributed in over 100 countries last […]

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Rare Canadian Cat Has Thumbs Making His Paws Look Like Cute Mittens

Meet Teddy, the adorable polydactyl cat who was born with extra toes that make his front paws look, like human hands. Three-year-old domestic shorthair Teddy is a polydactyl, which means he has extra toes on his hind feet and two thumbs which makes his front paws look like mittens. Teddy, who lives with his owner […]

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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? Scientists Look at What’s Going On in Their Minds

You’ve probably seen dogs tilt their head. It’s adorable, but why do they do it? According to scientists, it may be a sign of concentration and memory recall. Several animals, including humans, present an asymmetry in the way they move or perceive the environment through their senses. For instance, one can prefer an ear or […]

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Scientists Discover Baby Seals Can Change Their Tone of Voice – And Mimic Sounds Like Parrots

Seals are one of the very few mammals to change the tone of their voices, allowing them to mimic humans like a parrot, scientists have found. The sea creatures change the pitch of their calls depending on the sounds of their surroundings, according to a new study. Seals can be taught to copy human speech […]

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Heroic Dog Gets Award for Saving Over 100 Koalas From Australia’s Bushfires

An intrepid 6-year-old dog helped rescue over 100 injured koalas from the Australian bush fires in 2019–2020. Now, the Australian Koolie named Bear has been named a hero, winning an award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Bear was trained in Australia at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where their Detection Dogs […]

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