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The purpose of the demographic analyses in this study was to calculate the basic life tables to determine the effects of the long-term captivity of...

Junko Tabei (September 22, 1939-October 20, 2016) gained worldwide fame in 1975 from becoming the first woman to climb Mount Everest. In 1992, she became the first woman to complete the “Seven Summits” - reaching the highest peaks on the seven continents.
11 months 4 weeks ago

The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn’t stop there. Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries. Her philosophy was to live...

Who could hurt this face?	(Reuters/Bruno Kelly)
12 months 4 days ago

The fashion for wild animal skins and furs drove a hunting boom in the Amazon basin through the 20th century.

A bald uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus) in the flooded forest of the Amazon in Brazil. The IUCN Red List categorizes this species as vulnerable. Photograph: Alamy
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As of today, the only place in the universe where we are certain life exists is on our little home, the third planet from the sun. But also as of today, species on Earth are winking out at rates likely not seen since the demise of the dinosaurs....

Norway has a population of just 68 wolves and conservationists say most off the injuries to sheep are caused by roaming wolves from Swedish packs. Photograph: Roger Strandli Brendhagen
12 months 2 days ago

The sheep is favoured for its size and large proportion of meat, but is a bad climber and has poor herding and flight instincts, unlike the old short-tail land race, considered the original Norwegian sheep race, prevalent on the west coast, where...

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers.
1 year 1 month ago

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers.

Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste
1 year 1 month ago

A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola.

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