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Films celebrate big cats on World Wildlife Day

Big cats around the world face many challenges, from diminishing prey populations and habitat degradation, to poaching for their meat and body parts. A current spike in the killing of…

Watch: A minke whale’s view of the Antarctic

You can now see the Antarctic from a minke whale’s point of view. For the very first time, scientists in Antarctica have attached a “whale cam” to the back of…

Queen conch dying out in the Bahamas despite marine parks

It’s hard to adequately describe the importance of conch to the Bahamas. Conchs are ingrained in the culture; there are conch festivals, conch homecomings and conch-cracking competitions. On the Bahamian…
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