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Prague Zoo Is Under Animal Welfare Campaigners Criticism

Prague Zoo Is Under Animal Welfare Campaigners Criticism

Animal welfare campaigners are criticizing the Johannesburg, South Africa, Zoo and the Prague, Czech Republic zoo after eight Sitatunga antelope being shipped from Prague to Johannesburg had to be euthanized. Despite going through four checkpoints before arriving in Johannesburg, the animals arrived without the proper paperwork on Friday August 1, ...

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Why Nuclear Receptors and Your Brain Could Help Cure Obesity

Why Nuclear Receptors and Your Brain Could Help Cure Obesity

Obesity is currently one of the leading areas of concern for many countries. Primarily here in the United States of America, obesity is a rampant disease throughout most individuals. While companies will advertise diets, gyms and other things to cure this ongoing problem, these aren’t always the most effective when ...

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Cigarette Butts May Have New Use

Cigarette Butts May Have New Use

According to Professor Jongheop Yi working with Seoul National University, cigarette butts may be used to coat the electrodes of very fragile supercapacitors because they can be used to store extremely large amounts of electrical energy. Professor Yi and his colleagues say that the material in cigarette butts offers superior ...

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Eels Lose Will To Live When Exposed To Ship Noises

Eels Lose Will To Live When Exposed To Ship Noises

While scientists have known for a long time that marine noise, mostly from ships, affects dolphins, whales, and other large marine animals, a new study has found that the noise also affects eels. Researchers with the Universities of Exeter and Bristol are quite concerned about this finding because when eels ...

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Terrible or unbearable

Terrible or unbearable

That is the real choice we have before us when it comes to the kind of world we inherited and will leave behind for our grandchildren in turn “Everyone is aware of the difficult and menacing situation in which human society—shrunk into one community with a common fate—now finds itself, ...

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Conflagration coming

Conflagration coming

System breakdowns are normal, but complete collapses can be permanent By now it’s clear that our world faces a series of unprecedented ecological, economic, and geopolitical challenges. Too often, we look at these challenges in isolation from one another, perhaps because we don’t have a theoretical foundation to help us ...

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