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Researchers Prove Slow-Growing Chickens More Humane in Groundbreaking Study

Raising slower-growing broiler chickens means less efficiency for producers and potentially higher costs for consumers, but it would improve the welfare of millions of birds.

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University of New Brunswick Advances New Technology To Help Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

The University of New Brunswick, with the support of Transport Canada, is advancing new proven technology to improve the detection of North Atlantic right whales in part of the shipping lanes in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Atlantic Veterinary College Students Help Barn Swallow Chicks Thrive

Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) students Austin Ebbott and Joey Buzzell gained valuable experience caring for a protected species when they helped care for barn swallow chicks at the AVC Wildlife Service this month

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In Times Of Ecological Uncertainty, Brood Parasites Hedge Their Bets

Some birds lay their eggs in the nests of other bird species and let the host parents raise their young.

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Serengeti Leopard Population Densities Healthy But Vary Seasonally

A study of camera-trap data from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania found that leopard population densities in the 3.7-million-acre park are similar to those in other protected areas but vary between wet and dry seasons

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Gathering Data To Save A Rare Turtle

We are never more conscious of the summer sun than while struggling to unpack a trap full of turtles, watching with resignation as the wind slowly drags us and our kayak across the marsh.

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Climate Change Will Ultimately Cost Humanity $100,000 Per Ton Of Carbon, Scientists Estimate

Economists frequently try to estimate the societal cost of releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, but few of their projections go beyond the year 2100.

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A Laser Cutter Could Create New Wave Of Bioelectronics

On a simple coffee table sits an inexpensive commercial laser cutter, usually meant for modifying wood or plastic.

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Summer 2020 Ranked As One Of The Hottest On Record For U.S.

August 2020 will be remembered for its extreme heat and violent weather: The U.S. endured heat waves, hurricanes, a devastating derecho and raging wildfires out West.

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