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Arctic Geese Now Skipping Migration

9/18/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey has found that 30% of Pacific Brant are now wintering over in Alaska. Julia Whitty at Mother Jones reports: Usually Brant stream south along the Pacific flyway each fall. They’re a familiar […] Read more >

Carribbean Monk Seal Extinct

6/9/2008 // By David Mizejewski

The Caribbean monk seal has been officially declared extinct.  It’s the only seal species to go extinct specifically from human causes.  Both the Hawaiian monk seal and the Mediterranean monk seal survive but are endangered. As we continue to feel […] Read more >

10 Extraordinary Animal Tactics for Surviving the Cold

2/27/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Whether they hibernate, have thick fur coats or take shelter, animals are masters of surviving the cold weather. Here are a number of interesting animals and the fascinating things they do to survive harsh conditions. Japan’s macaques monkeys keep warm […] Read more >

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