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Failure to Protect Wolverine Prompts Lawsuit

Wildlife conservation groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government for denying federal protection for rare wolverines in the mountains of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, the groups' attorney said Tuesday...

October 14, 2014

EU to Ban Fish from Sri Lanka

The European Commission proposed a ban on imports of fish from Sri Lanka for not tackling illegal fishing properly and lifted a ban on fish imports from Belize following the reform of its vessel inspection practices...

October 14, 2014

Where Does Ebola Hide?

Fruit bats are the most likely carriers of Ebola but it is human-to-human transmission that matters most now

October 14, 2014 — David Biello

Cyclone Wreaks Havoc on East India Coast

By Jatindra Dash VISAKHAPATNAM India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cyclone Hudhud powered its way inland over eastern India on Monday, leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after tens of thousands of people sought safety in storm shelters, aid workers and officials said...

October 13, 2014

Blue Light Special: 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura for the invention of efficient blue light–emitting diodes, which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources...

October 7, 2014 — Steve Mirsky
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