28 Nov '11, 4pm

Photos: bizarre new mammal discovered in Vietnam

Photos: bizarre new mammal discovered in Vietnam

Photos: two dozen new beetles discovered in Papua New Guinea hotspot (11/23/2011) Over the past two decades, at least 24 new beetles species have been discovered in a remote mountainous rainforest region of Papua New Guinea by Swedish entomologists Ulf Nylander. Described in the new book Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, the new beetles found in the Aseki Province are all ecologically linked to rotting wood. One night only: new orchid species surprises scientists (11/22/2011) A mysterious new orchid blooms for one night only, opening around 10 PM and closing at 10 AM. Discovered on the island of New Britain near Papua New Guinea, the new species is the world's first orchid that flowers only at night. Scientists found the new flower, named Bulbophyllum nocturnum , in a logging concession on the tropical island. Photos: bizarre sh...

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(SEAArch) Hidden royal tunnel found in Vietnam

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Rare Albino Snail Discovered in New Zealand

Rare Albino Snail Discovered in New Zealand

treehugger.com 01 Dec '11, 5am

New Zealand Department of Conservation /via Given their propensity for a less-than-speedy gait, it's no wonder snails evol...

#Graphene: New electronic state discovered

#Graphene: New electronic state discovered

newelectronics.co.uk 02 Dec '11, 2pm

The LCN team have found electronic stripes called 'charge density waves' on the surface of graphene sheets that make up a ...

Vietnam cuts jail term against dissident by hal...

straitstimes.com 29 Nov '11, 8am

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - The lawyer for a French-Vietnamese math professor convicted of trying to overthrow Vietnam's governm...

Betty White defends "good zoos" in new book. Do you agree? #BettyWhite #zoos @Peta

Betty White defends "good zoos" in new book. Do...

ecorazzi.com 28 Nov '11, 4pm

Betty White is a self-professed animal lover and also a zoophile. She enjoys going to zoo’s all over the U.S. and believes...

Photos: two new paper clip-sized frogs discovered in Vietnamese mountains

Photos: two new paper clip-sized frogs discover...

news.mongabay.com 07 Dec '11, 7pm

Effort to save world's rarest frogs recognized with conservation award (12/05/2011) An effort to save the world's most end...

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Em...

biologicaldiversity.org 28 Nov '11, 5pm

For Immediate Release, November 28, 2011 Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, (415) 632-5308 Endangered Species Act Protection Sough...

Photos The Year's New Golf Courses Golf Digest

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Our ranking of the top destinations in North America has a new No. 1. America's 100 greatest public courses: the best you ...

Vietnam police have been using giant fishing ne...

straitstimes.com 25 Nov '11, 2pm

HANOI (AFP) - It gives a whole new meaning to the term 'police drag-net' - authorities in Vietnam have been using giant fi...