Baby penguin rescued from city drainage but not before some Snapchatting

Penguin in the city .Image: rspca nsw The dirty drainages of an Australian city are no place for a newborn penguin, but that’s just what Josh Pirini and Scott Martin found on Thursday. According to SMH , the pair were taking photographs of street art in a drainage in Haberfield, Sydney, when the little guy […]

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Fishing for krill is an eco-disaster: “were supposed to” protect the Antarctic | Chris Packham

These crustaceans are tiny but play a crucial role in restriction climate change. An ocean sanctuary would safeguard them, writes nature expert Chris Packham What’s small, pink, and can be seen from space? The answer depends on your perspective. To the whales, seals and penguins of the Antarctic: it’s dinner. To you and me: it’s […]

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Animals Evolved Long After Earth’s Oxygen Levels Were High Enough

Earth had enough oxygen to fuel the respiration needs of animals 1.4 billion years ago. Thats millions of years before the first animals even evolved. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, suggest that the appearance of the first animals which occurred around 600 million years ago didnt immediately […]

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