30 Aug '11, 5am

New Bird Species Discovered in Hawaii | Care2 Causes

New Bird Species Discovered in Hawaii | Care2 Causes

For the first time since 1974, ornithologists have discovered a new bird species in the United States. The small Hawaiian seabird, thought to be an undersized Boyd’s shearwater, proved to have enough unique genetic traits to separate it from the other species. Researchers and avian enthusiasts are thrilled by the discovery. “It’s very unusual to discover a new species of bird these days and especially gratifying when DNA can confirm our original hypothesis that the animal is unique,” Rob Fleischer, of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, said in a press release . “This bird is unique, both genetically and in appearance, and represents a novel, albeit very rare, species.” Ornithologist Peter Pyle found the new species in a stuffed collection while conducting research in Honolulu’s B.P. Bishop Museum. The specimen had been collected during the Pacific Ocean Biolog...

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New seabird discovered from Hawaii, but no one knows where it lives

New seabird discovered from Hawaii, but no one ...

news.mongabay.com 30 Aug '11, 5pm

New seabird discovered, first in 55 years (03/23/2011) Stephen Maturin, if he were not fictional, would be delighted. A ne...

WWF - Update - New Monkey Species Discovered in...

worldwildlife.org 28 Aug '11, 11am

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

New Monkey Species Discovered in the Amazon

New Monkey Species Discovered in the Amazon

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 7pm

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

First new U.S. bird species identified in decad...

e360.yale.edu 31 Aug '11, 4pm

31 Aug 2011: First New U.S. Bird Species Identified in Decades May Be Extinct Scientists have been able to confirm the fir...

WWF - Update - New Monkey Species Discovered in...

worldwildlife.org 27 Aug '11, 7pm

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

New Monkey Species Discovered in the Amazon via...

worldwildlife.org 26 Aug '11, 9pm

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

New species of titi monkey discovered on expedi...

worldwildlife.org 27 Aug '11, 12am

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

Endangered Bird is Also Hunted | Care2 Healthy Living

Endangered Bird is Also Hunted | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 26 Aug '11, 9pm

In the last two years the U.S. Department of Agriculture has spent $112 million dollars trying to restore habitat for the ...

Meet the just discovered 'Komodo dragon' of wasps

Meet the just discovered 'Komodo dragon' of wasps

news.mongabay.com 28 Aug '11, 1pm

2-4 new shrew species discovered in Sulawesi (06/28/2011) A research expedition has turned up two to four new species of s...

From @treehugger: New monkey species!!!

From @treehugger: New monkey species!!!

treehugger.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

In a race to beat loggers, scientists traveled to Mato Grosso, a Brazilian state that is home to a largely unexplored sect...

Fascinating New Species Found in Papua New Guinea

Fascinating New Species Found in Papua New Guinea

treehugger.com 01 Sep '11, 9am

According to a report from Huliq , the expedition was undertaken over the course of two months in 2009 by the Conservation...

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worldwildlife.org 28 Aug '11, 11am

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into one of the least known areas of the Brazilian Ama...

New monkey species found in the Amazon

New monkey species found in the Amazon

wwf.org.uk 26 Aug '11, 3pm

The unknown monkey species was discovered during a 20-day expedition to one of the last unexplored parts of Brazil’s Mato ...

Exercising While Pregnant: Good For Baby's Heart Health | Care2 Causes

Exercising While Pregnant: Good For Baby's Hear...

care2.com 29 Aug '11, 6am

Exercising while pregnant can improve your child’s heart health after he or she is born. In 2008, Linda E. May, an exercis...

ナミビアのビーチで大量の放射性ウランの入ったドラム缶4つを発見。各150-180kg入り。 何故落ちているのでしょうか。

ナミビアのビーチで大量の放射性ウランの入ったドラム缶4つを発見。各150-180kg入り。 何...

care2.com 31 Aug '11, 7am

Last week, Namibian authorities discovered four unguarded barrels of radioactive uranium oxide on a beach near the coastal...