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Friday | National Geographic

Warden Wounded in Africa's Oldest National Park Had Enemies

Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga National Park, hikes in the Bukima sector of the park on November 24, 2008.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

In the wilds of Africa, Chimpanzees consistently choose to make their sleeping nests in a particular tree that offers the "just right" kind of comfort that Goldilocks famously preferred.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Jane Goodall Plants 'Seeds Of Hope'

Primatologist Jane Goodall is known for her groundbreaking work with the chimpanzees in Gombe National Park in Tanzania.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Total lunar eclipse tonight

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years will grace the skies tonight, and it will be visible from Trinidad and Tobago.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

News Max

Belgium Destroys Ivory to Publicize Illegal Elephant Poaching

Belgium destroyed 1.7 tons of ivory on Wednesday to bring attention to the illegal trade that has fueled a decades-long surge in elephant poaching in Africa, significantly impacting the large mammal's ever-dwindling population.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Cleveland.com

A World Inside a Brooklyn Bungalow

Some houses tell stories. A walk through a quaint bungalow on Archmere Ave. tells a kaleidoscopic one of the lives of its two occupants.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Dallas student to compete in state geography bee

Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Dallas Middle School seventh-grade Social Studies teacher Cindy Finarelli and school principal Thomas Duffy flank eighth-grade student Andrew Francis, who will represent the school at the state competition of the National Geographic Geography Bee in Harrisburg on Friday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

In The Wild - Turkey vulture, the cleanup king

Since the turkey vulture population of our county seat became nationally known as the Buzzards of Bandera, we should, perhaps, learn a bit more about these creatures.

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Trinidad Guardian

Tobago history film - Lost at sea

A scene from the movie Tobago 1677, in which the French troops are at Fort King George.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

New York Daily News

STEM is the future: Students see where their genes fit

Tiffany Leung, 24, looks at her DNA-tracking results in CCNY's cutting-edge genomics class in the Marshak Science Building in City College of New York.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Noah the Albino

Albinism is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in the production of melanin.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

National Geographic

To Keep Peace, Should the UN Wage War?

Last year the UN adopted Resolution 2098, allowing its troops to attack armed groups in Congo and leading to the defeat of the vicious M23 militia.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

The News Tribune

C'mon, let's embrace our inner Neanderthal

No wonder so many simple souls resent scientists. Those lab-coat smarty-pants are constantly telling us things we don't want to hear.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Canada.com

Shelley Fralic: Looking back on 80 years of the Jane Goodall legacy

Jane Goodall with orphaned chimpanzee Uruhara at the JGI Sweetwaters Sanctuary for orphan chimpanzees in Kenya in 1996.

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National Geographic

Q&A: Neil Shubin Explores "Your Inner Fish"

Unearthed in the Canadian Arctic, the 375-million-year-old fossil "fishapod" Tiktaalik once flopped on land with surprisingly agile fins and a flexible neck.

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