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3 Billion Animals Impacted by Fires, Including 60,000 Koalas

Estimates that some 3 billion animals were killed or misplaced by the 2019-20 mega-fires in Australia have been confirmed — with a breakdown by...

Waste Fishing Gear Threatens Ganges Wildlife

Waste fishing gear in the Ganges River poses a threat to wildlife including otters, turtles, and dolphins, new research shows. The study says entanglement in...

Do Sunscreen Chemicals Harm Fish?

For most people, a trip to the beach involves slathering on a thick layer of sunscreen to protect against sunburn and skin cancer. However,...

Endangered Amur Leopards in the Wild in China and Russia on the Decline

Scientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) remaining in the wild across its current range along the...

Is China’s Silk Road the Riskiest Environmental Project in History?

A global expert on infrastructure says that China’s plan to crisscross half of the Earth with massive transportation and energy projects is environmentally the...

Human Anti-Cancer Drugs May Help Tasmanian Devils

Transmissible cancers are incredibly rare in nature, yet have arisen in Tasmanian devils on at least two separate occasions. New research from the University...

Small Carnivorous Marsupial Back From Extinction

The small carnivorous marsupial, known only from fossilized bone fragments called a crest-tailed mulgara, (Dasycercus cristicauda) has been extinct in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, for...

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