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Lion among 23,000 species threatened with extinction, say conservationists

IUCN Red List says that while Iberian lynx and Guadalupe fur seal are recovering, cave crabs and the world’s rarest sea lion are at risk of dying out<p>The mighty lion, reclusive cave crabs and the world’s rarest sea lion are among nearly 23,000 species at risk of dying out, a top conservation body …

Sea Lions

Sixth Mass Extinction Really Started Thousands of Years Ago

Changing Planet<p>When you hear the term “sixth mass extinction,” what images come to mind? Elephants and lions being hunted down for the traditional medicine market? Sea turtle eggs being poached from the beaches of Costa Rica? Overfishing and reef destruction? The rainforest? With all of the recent …

Bucking The Trend: Uganda’s Elephants On The Rise

<b>Despite unprecedented losses all around, Uganda’s elephant population continues to increase.</b><p><b>By Vicki Croke</b><p>Photo: A. Plumptre/WCS.<p>Uganda’s doing …

Wildlife

Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Pretty Thoughts

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

5 Easy, Delicious Pasta Dishes for Your Next Carb Fix

Sometimes pasta is a necessity. Maybe you're carbo-loading for a marathon, or maybe you just need a little taste of Italy as a wistful reminder of that carefree, sun-drenched trip you took up the Amalfi Coast after a grueling eleven-hour-day under the fluorescent lights at the office. Regardless of …

How to Make Rice Pudding From Leftover Rice

<i>By Anna Stockwell</i><p>Got cooked rice in your fridge? You're only 15 minutes away from dessert (or breakfast).<p>Ever found yourself with too much cooked rice in your fridge? I definitely have. I'll make a big batch with the good intentions of making lots of brown rice bowls for lunches, only to tire of …

Fossil hunters discover new giant ancient predator

Carnivorous amphibian <i>Metoposaurus algarvensis</i> grew to the size of a small car and dates back to the Late Triassic Period<p>Fossil hunters have found the remains of a giant carnivorous amphibian that patrolled ancient lakes and rivers at the dawn of the age of the dinosaurs.<p>The salamander-like predator …

Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

Jay Leno put it best when he said, "Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal." This often feels true in the case of tomato soup when it's not accompanied with a grilled cheese. And it is definitely true in the case of a pureed butternut squash soup, which leaves you hungry just an hour …

Cooking

These Baby Chameleons Are Too Adorable To Handle

Newly hatched chameleons at the Taronga Zoo are impossibly tiny and incredibly cute!

Sansa’s Badass Plot Confirmed and 6 Other Things You Might Have Missed in the Game of Thrones Trailer

What follows is an (over)analysis of the new <i>Game of Thrones</i> trailer based on production information and book knowledge. In other words, there are a few speculative spoilers here, so you might want to proceed with caution if you haven’t read the books.<p>First of all, here’s a refresher on the …

Científicos por fin descubren cómo cambian de color los camaleones

La ciencia sigue produciendo asombro. Aunque cualquiera hubiera pensado que ya lo habrían resuelto hace ya bastante tiempo, en realidad todavía</b> …

Crystal amaze: how a chameleon changes colour revealed

Altering the space between tiny crystals allows lizards to reflect a specific wavelength of light and camouflage themselves, study finds<p>It is one of nature’s most spectacular displays and now scientists have shown how the chameleon changes colour.<p>A study has found that the lizards possess a layer …

Recent Victories Show Momentum for Fighting Wildlife Trafficking –...

Highly trained rangers conducting night patrols at the Lewa Conservancy in Kenya. (© M. Sanjayan)<p><b>Today is World Wildlife Day,</b> an important observance …

Wildlife

Prince William Makes Hard-Hitting Speech in China on Illegal Wildlife Trade

On the last day of his tour of China, Prince William spoke passionately about the importance of protecting wildlife at a conservation conference in …