Animals

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Endangered Siberian Tigers Are Bouncing Back in China

Camera trap footage taken between 2013 and 2018 revealed that about 55 endangered Amur tigers (commonly referred to as Siberian tigers) are now living in northeastern China.
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Popular Twitter Account "WeRateDogs" Raises Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars For Pets

“Within the first year it was pretty clear that the account had some serious influence, and we were trying to figure out a way to give back to the amazing community.”
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This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics

Derrick Campana is an animal orthotist who has saved more than 20,000 pets with his custom-made prosthetics. Campana, who’s from Sterling, Virginia, creates braces and artificial limbs to increase animals' mobility and improve their lives. 
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13 Good News Stories About Animals to Leave You Feeling More Hopeful

Good news stories about rhinos, dogs, bees, humpback whales, bison, and so much more. There's no shortage of good animal news stories to celebrate!
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In Wyoming, Fences Are Coming Down to Make Way For Wildlife

More than 600,000 miles of fences crisscross the American West, blocking animal migration. Outside Yellowstone this summer, volunteers dismantled a few.
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For a Clean Ocean, Just Add Oysters

Scientists have discovered that a byproduct of the oyster growth process is that harmful pollutants such as phosphorus, pesticides, pharmaceuticals and nitrogen from fertilizers, which are difficult to remove from water and can persist for decades if left alone, are also extracted from the sea.
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The Population of Endangered Mountain Gorillas Has Grown by 71% In a Decade

After decades of endangerment, mountain gorillas are growing in population thanks to conservation efforts of the World Wide Fund for Nature, the International Gorilla Conservation Program, and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, among others.
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Healthy Salt Marshes Harbor Rich Biodiversity — And Help Fight Climate Change

Along temperate coasts, the effects of climate change—including sea-level rise, erosion, and more frequent and stronger storms—are threatening a vital habitat that offers one of the best natural defenses against those perils.
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Why Noise Reduction Could Save Marine Life

Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life, but human-made ocean noise threatens this fragile world. Sound travels much farther and faster underwater than in air and is vitally important to marine animals for communicating, navigating, finding food, meeting a mate, and detecting predators.
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Good News for Southern Ocean’s Marine Life: Industry Halts Krill Fishing in Hope Bay

It’s fitting that ARK’s voluntary fishing closure includes Hope Bay because it represents new hope for Adélie penguins. Several of the world’s largest mega-colonies of these penguins live in this part of the Antarctic Peninsula, relying on krill as a prime source of forage food.
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