Not so fast: why India’s plan to reintroduce cheetahs may run into problems

India's last cheetah was killed 70 years ago. Should the country import a different subspecies from Namibia?

Simon Evans, Principal Lecturer in Ecotourism, Anglia Ruskin University • conversation
Dec. 18, 2020 ~6 min

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Arctic sea ice loss opens marine mammals to deadly virus

The loss of sea ice in the Arctic has opened pathways for a virus deadly to seals, otters, and other marine mammals, researchers say.

Kat Kerlin-UC Davis • futurity
Nov. 14, 2019 ~4 min

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Kings of the jungle on top in photo award

The winning pictures in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 13, 2019 ~1 min

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