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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