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Southern Right Whales: Dying in Argentine Patagonia
The southern right whales that use Península Valdés, Argentina as a nursery ground have suffered the largest mortality event ever recorded. Full article >>
Saber-toothed tiger trap: Spanish cave rich in carnivores
Scientists are scratching their heads over why thousands of carnivores died trapped in a cave near Madrid. Full article >>
Global cooling? Recent trend reversal
Scientists say 2,000 years of global cooling came to an end in the late 19th century. Full article >>
Eocypselus rowei: News from an old bird
Eocypselus rowei, a 50-million-year-old bird, has been described from a well-preserved fossil that still shows feathers. Full article >>
Charcoal from forest fires: Big factor in marine carbon cycle
New research shows that charcoal from forest fires is being dumped in vast quantities into the world's oceans.
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Herpetocetus: Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age
Herpetocetus, a baleen whale that was thought to have gone extinct 3,000,000 years ago, actually survived into the Pleistocene. Full article >>
Liaoconodon hui: New transitional mammal found in China
Liaoconodon hui, a newly described fossil mammal, has middle ear anatomy intermediate between that of reptiles and mammals. Full article >>
Belief in global warming: Changing with the weather
A new study says Americans' willingness to believe in long-term global warming depends on short-term weather events that manage to make the news. Full article >>
Whale shark conservation: Help from holiday photos
Researchers are forwarding whale shark conservation by using photos vacationers snapped on holiday. Full article >>
New dinosaur fossil: Challenging bird evolution theory
The discovery of a new, bird-like dinosaur fossil from the Jurassic period challenges widely accepted theories on the origin of flight. Full article >>
Mercury pollution: Counting the cost
Mercury pollution has long been widespread in fish and has massive human costs. Full article >>
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