Laurel Robbins

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Watch Ants Form a Bridge to Maximize Efficiency

Nature<p>Watch Ants Form a Bridge to Maximize Efficiency<p>By Sean Breslin<p>November 25 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>Last month, moisture from Hurricane …

337 whales beached in largest stranding event ever - and no one knows why

In the largest stranding event ever recorded, 337 whales were beached on a remote fjord in southern Chile’s Patagonia. Scientists discovered the …

Kayaking with Whales: Southern Rights in Peninsula Valdes

In a double kayak, Antonio and I paddle along the coast when we hear a thundering clap. “11 o’clock,” Antonio calls out. I look to the slightly left …

It's not so bad down here in the U-bend of happiness

A new study shows our life quality decreases until middle age, and only then begins to rise. Sounds about blooming right<p>Playground bullying, teenage angst, exam stress; heartbreak, graduate unemployment, quarter-life crisis; ticking biological clock, baby blues, marriage breakdown, midlife crisis… …

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Tangled in trouble: Record number of ensnared whales may be due to warmer waters, experts say

Minutes after he heard that yet another whale was entangled in fishing gear a few miles off Newport Beach, Dave Anderson began assembling the tools …

The Best Hiking Spots Near Your Favorite Cities

Rising from the west bank of the Hudson River, Bear Mountain and its surrounding park boast trails ranging from .4 miles to 6.5 miles, with options …

Experts highlight threat to lesser-known apes and monkeys from large-scale habitat destruction and illegal wildlife trade<p>More than half the world’s primates, including apes, lemurs and monkeys, are facing extinction, international experts warned on Tuesday.<p>The population crunch is the result of …

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