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Aliens attack: Killer shrimps invade Britain while giant hornets approach
Alien wildlife species, such as killer shrimps and zebra mussels, are invading Britain at a rate never seen before, the UK parliament’s green watchdog warns. Meanwhile, giant Asian hornets that have caused six deaths in France are on their way to the UK.

16.04.2014 12:09

Ron Paul warns that Bundy ranch standoff isn’t over just yet
A heated land dispute between the federal government and a Nevada cattle rancher subsided over the weekend, but longtime lawmaker and former presidential hopeful Ron Paul says tensions might soon worsen once again.

15.04.2014 14:24

Feds start rounding up wild horses in Utah
Another standoff between federal officials and rural rangers has the potential to escalate in Utah, just one state away from where a similar dispute recently propelled a disagreement there into the national spotlight.

14.04.2014 18:06

Supporters gather to defend Bundy ranch in Nevada, FAA enacts no-fly zone
An intense showdown in the state of Nevada between a family of ranchers and federal agents continues to escalate after a longstanding land dispute two decades in the making came to a head earlier this month.

11.04.2014 14:22

Heavily-armed feds surround Nevada Bundy ranch, confiscate cattle (VIDEO)
After 20 years of battling the US government for use of his family's land, a Nevada rancher’s “one-man range war” may soon end. The family says heavily-armed federal agents have surrounded the ranch as "trespass cattle” are removed from the disputed land.

10.04.2014 00:28

Funding shortage leaves Ukraine's zoo animals facing starvation
Zoos across Ukraine are experiencing the fallout after the coup in Ukraine ousted President Viktor Yanukovich. Worried staff say the animals face starvation unless funds are immediately provided to buy food.

09.04.2014 14:23

Doctors share horrors of West African Ebola virus outbreak as death toll climbs 80 (PHOTOS)
Blood-chilling accounts of suffering and death have emerged from Guinea, where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has claimed at least 80 lives. Although not yet the biggest outbreak in history, it has alarmed the world as the virus still has no cure.

02.04.2014 17:43

Half of European bumblebees in decline, quarter face extinction – study
Almost one-quarter of European crops’ vital pollinators – bumblebees – could die out in the coming years, as half of the species are declining, a new study says. Citing human factor and climate change, it warns of “serious implications” for agriculture.

02.04.2014 16:47

Animals fleeing Yellowstone spark fears of volcanic eruption
Videos of bison seemingly fleeing Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have sparked concerns among some bloggers that recent seismic activity could trigger the eruption of the park’s so-called supervolcano.

02.04.2014 14:57

Diver defense: Crimean military dolphins now train with Russian Navy
The combat dolphins of Crimea will now serve the Russian Black Sea Fleet. They will assist divers in searching for sunken ships and lost underwater equipment, Russian naval forces said.

27.03.2014 10:04

After giraffe scandal, Danish zoo ‘euthanizes’ 4 lions, cubs to make way for new male
The Copenhagen Zoo that sparked international outrage by publicly killing and dissecting a healthy giraffe, has put down two lions and their two cubs to make room for new male lion, said zoo officials.

25.03.2014 19:56

‘Scary & absurd Chicken from Hell’ roamed US millions of years ago
Scientists have unveiled an unknown species of predatory, bird-like dinosaur with sharp claws, a beak and over 3 meters tall. The freakish animal, which roamed the US 66 million years ago, has been aptly dubbed the ‘Chicken from Hell.’

20.03.2014 08:38

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