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August 21, 2014
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Major turtle nesting beaches protected in one of the UK’s far flung overseas territories

Sea turtles are not a species one would normally associate with the United Kingdom. But on the remote UK overseas territory of Ascension Island, one of the world’s largest green turtle populations is undergoing something of a renaissance. Writing in … Continue reading

May 6, 2013
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Southern exposure: 21% of U.S. elderly take high-risk medicines

A study of more than 6 million seniors in Medicare Advantage plans in 2009 found that 21 percent received a prescription for at least one potentially harmful “high-risk medication.” Nearly 5 percent received at least two. Questionable prescriptions are more … Continue reading

October 29, 2011
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Prehistoric Greenhouse Data from Ocean Floor Could Predict Earth’s Future, MU Study Finds

*Evidence of water mass moving south 70 million years ago shows how warmth was distributed* COLUMBIA, Mo. – New research from the University of Missouri indicates that Atlantic Ocean temperatures during the greenhouse climate of the Late Cretaceous Epoch were … Continue reading

January 7, 2011
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Epic Journeys of Turtles Revealed

The epic ocean-spanning journeys of the gigantic leatherback turtle in the South Atlantic have been revealed for the first time thanks to groundbreaking research using satellite tracking.  Experts at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (Cornwall) at the University of … Continue reading