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WATCH: Unravelling the mystery of Atlantic white sharks

2018-09-22 15:33

A research team says they are trying to “unravel some of the mysteries” of Atlantic white sharks with an expedition off the coast of Canada.

WATCH: Mesmerising footage of rare eel spotted in Pacific Ocean

2018-09-21 20:47

A rare gulper eel has been spotted by an expedition into the previously unseen expanded territory of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument near Hawaii.

Propping up glaciers to avoid cataclysmic sea level rise

2018-09-21 14:40

As global warming outpaces efforts to tame it, scientists have proposed building massive underwater structures to prevent an Antarctic glacier the size of Britain from sliding into the sea and lifting the world's oceans by several metres.

DNA sleuths bolster case against three ivory cartels

2018-09-21 12:49

DNA tests on smuggled elephant tusks have identified three major ivory cartels in Africa and are helping investigators bolster the criminal cases against some of the most dangerous traffickers, researchers say.

 

 

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Fossil fat reveals earliest known animal, 558 million years old

2018-09-21 19:17

A strange fossil that looks a bit like a giant leaf, or a fingerprint the size of a coffee table, has puzzled scientists for decades.

Even moderate warming could melt Antarctic ice sheet - study

2018-09-21 06:37

Moderate global temperature rises of just 2°C could still be enough to melt parts of the largest ice sheet on Earth and raise sea levels by several metres, experts warn.

WATCH: These 10 deep sea creatures seem to come from another world

2018-09-20 11:12

The waters around Australia are hiding some bizarre creatures in the depths, and some of them look like they're not from this planet.

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WATCH: Lone mountain lion checks out motel, but decides not to stay

2018-09-19 19:33

A mountain lion is caught on a surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of the Foot of the Mountain Motel's office in Colorado.

SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000 - new report

2018-09-19 07:28

Researchers believe the only way to protect the species from going extinct, and not lose the income legally fished abalone generates, is international collaboration.

WATCH: Take a ride on the world's first 100% recycled plastic street

2018-09-16 17:44

Hop on your bike and try out the world's first-ever fully recycled plastic road in the Dutch city of Zwolle.

WATCH: the sanctuary where Uganda's rhinos can breed in safety

2018-09-15 13:41

There were no southern white rhinos left in Uganda until the Rhino Fund imported a few and started a breeding program. Now they have multiplied, kept safe by a large team of rangers.

WATCH: Cute cheetah cubs get clean bill of health

2018-09-14 20:00

Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Australia has given six cheetah cubs a clean bill of health in their first check since they were born.

Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands

2018-09-20 06:34

Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia's rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains.

Beyond hurricanes, rising seas menace barrier island homes

2018-09-17 11:16

For barrier island homes that survive Florence's assault on the Carolina coast, it's only a matter of time as they face a disastrous long-term threat of sea level rise.

WATCH: Why these goats were airlifted away

2018-09-15 18:44

These mountain goats were evicted from a Washington state park partly because they like human sweat and pee.

Kruger National Park hands over 120 indigenous trees to neighbouring village

2018-09-14 20:36

As part of its contribution to Arbor Week, the Kruger National Park has handed over 120 indigenous plants to residents of Phameni Village, one of the villages bordering the park.

IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales

2018-09-17 08:18

Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission on Thursday as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard the marine mammals in perpetuity, after a bitter debate.

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