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September 27, 2014
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Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

Efforts continue to increase population of endangered bird NECEDAH, Wis. – Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild Saturday as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species.

January 10, 2013
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Invading Species Can Extinguish Native Plants Despite Recent Reports

TORONTO, ON – Ecologists at the University of Toronto and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found that, given time, invading exotic plants will likely eliminate native plants growing in the wild despite recent reports to … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
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Captive Hyenas Outfox Wild Relatives

About the video: Captive hyenas solve puzzles faster than their wild brethren. Courtesy of MSU. When it comes to solving puzzles, animals in captivity are, well, different animals than their wild brethren. Testing animals’ ability to solve new problems has … Continue reading

October 27, 2012
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Nettles — it’s what’s for dinner!

UCLA scholar, culinary historian champions foraged foods in new book Today, delicacies like capers, arugula and fennel are at home at Dean & Deluca, Whole Foods and fancy restaurants, but they haven’t always lived the high life. These and other … Continue reading

February 25, 2011
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Bios for the Birds: USGS-Raised Whooping Crane Chicks Leave the Nest

LAUREL, Md. —   Imagine spending your time feeding, nurturing, and teaching the daily tasks of survival to a baby who could never know your true identity. The dedicated U.S. Geological Survey scientists and caretakers of the ten gangly, adolescent whooping cranes … Continue reading

September 15, 2010
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IBM Predictive Analytics Software Helps Marwell Wildlife Analyse Data to Improve Conservation Measures for Grevy’s Zebra

LONDON, – 15 Sep 2010: At the START Summit in London, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced how it is working with Marwell Wildlife, a conservation charity, to help secure a future for Grevy’s zebra, an endangered species with less than … Continue reading