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World Wildlife Day 2016

World Wildlife Day 2016

Thursday, March 3, 2016
World Wildlife Day 2016

March 3, 2016, has been designated World Wildlife Day by the United Nations. This year, the theme is “The Future of Wildlife is in Our Hands,” a belief…

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Paying Citizens to Protect Nearby Environment May Help

Friday, January 29, 2016
panda

Conserving wildlife habitat sounds noble, but when it comes down to work or sacrifice, cold hard cash – a decent amount of it – goes a long way….

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International Team of Scientists Find New Bird Species

Thursday, January 21, 2016
himalayan-forest-thrush

A new species of bird has been discovered in northeastern India and adjacent parts of China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the U.S., India and…

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MSU’s Gore Studies Global Animal Trafficking

Monday, November 23, 2015
turtle

Despite his adorable appearance, Julius is not your normal household pet. A sulcata tortoise, he will grow to weigh nearly 200 pounds and measure approximately 3 feet in…

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Pandas Show Complexities, Global Reach of Sustainability

Friday, October 2, 2015
panda

This just in from the pandas nestled in a remote corner of China: Their influence spans the globe. In this week’s international journal Ecology and Society, sustainability scholars…

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MSU to Lead Study of Fish Contaminants

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A grant of $800,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency will help a research team led by Michigan State University determine the effects of certain contaminants on fish. Specifically,…

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Pandas Defy Categories, Show Complex Activity Patterns

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Adult panda eating bamboo

When it comes to body clocks, pandas are the rugged individualists of the forest. The research team led by scientists at Michigan State University that has spent years…

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International Team Discovers Elusive New Bird in China

Friday, May 1, 2015

A Michigan State University professor was part of an international team of scientists that has discovered a new bird in China. The new bird, the Sichuan bush warbler,…

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Painful Lesions May Make Giraffes More Vulnerable to Lions

Friday, April 3, 2015
Giraffes

In the wild, most adult giraffes are capable of fending off lions. Evidence from Ruaha National Park, however, suggests that’s changing. Across Africa, adult giraffe numbers are declining…

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Safeguarding the Future of Sturgeon

Sunday, November 2, 2014

From April until July, Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch evolutionary ecologist Kim Scribner is more likely to be found wading with students in the evergreen-lined Black River of northern…

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