Rescuers save six of seven orcas stranded on Argentine beach

World Sep 17, 2019

Rescuers save six of seven orcas stranded on Argentine beach

Rescue workers and volunteers have saved six of seven orcas that became stranded on an Argentine beach. A person spotted the orcas in the beach town of Mar Chiquita and called authorities early Monday. City workers, firefighters and marine biologists came to help and managed ...

Debate over Japan's extinct wolf grows

Environment Sep 13, 2019

Debate over Japan's extinct wolf grows

by Alex Martin

An unidentified animal howl recorded in the Okuchichibu mountains bears a strong resemblance to a wolf howl, according to an analysis of audio samples provided by Hiroshi Yagi, an independent researcher who has been working to prove the existence of the officially extinct Japanese ...

Pesticide linked to bee deaths could also kill birds

World / Science & Health Sep 13, 2019

Pesticide linked to bee deaths could also kill birds

Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines in their overall populations. The researchers with the University of Saskatchewan are set to publish their research ...

Scientists create embryos to save northern white rhinos

World Sep 11, 2019

Scientists create embryos to save northern white rhinos

Conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a key step towards pulling the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists in Italy said Wednesday. There are only two survivors in the world, and both are female and unable to carry calves. ...

World / Science & Health Sep 7, 2019

Mysterious disease killing dogs in Norway

Norwegian authorities have not yet been able to pinpoint the cause behind an unexplained disease that is estimated to have killed dozens of dogs in the country in recent days, officials said Saturday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority that it had been informed of another ...