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Why The 'Invasivores' Haven't Pounced On Bear Meat

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:11pm

Bear is traditional American grub, and hunting bear for meat can help control overpopulation. But bear meat isn't going to make its way into restaurants or onto the average dinner table anytime soon.

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Feds List Gunnison Sage Grouse As Threatened Species

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:13pm

The bird is now protected under the Endangered Species Act, which could stop some oil and gas development in Colorado and Utah — and will likely start a number of legal challenges.

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After Bouncy Landing, Philae Lander At Rest On Comet

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:13pm

Scientists have established contact with the lander, but they're not sure where on the comet it is. The lander apparently bounced after touching down, and its future may be uncertain.

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Hurricane Sandy Stranded Dialysis Patients. Lessons Learned?

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:06pm

A quarter of the dialysis patients who were in New York City when Hurricane Sandy hit missed at least one treatment due to power outages. Yet, not many are prepared for the next disaster.

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40 Percent Of The World's Cropland Is In Or Near Cities

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:49pm

Just how much of the world's cropland can we really call urban? That's been a big mystery until now.

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