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50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

An Orangutan Has (Some) Human Rights, Argentine Court Rules

An orangutan named Sandra has become the first non-human animal recognized as a person in a court of law.<p>The Association of Officials and Lawyers for …

Budi the orangutan is recovering after almost a year of neglect

Budi the orangutan is recovering after almost a year of serious neglect.<p>The tiny ape spent the first 10 months of his life in a chicken coop and was …

6 Stand-Out National Wildlife Refuges

America’s national parks get plenty of laudatory ink, but what about its wildlife refuges?<p>As the name suggests, these wild sanctuaries were created to safeguard the habitats native animals need to survive and thrive in an ever developing world. Together, they protect 150 million acres of land and …

Vegan who gave water to pigs on way to slaughter ‘facing 10 years’

<b>A woman who fed water to pigs on their way to slaughter could face up to 10 years in prison, after being charged with criminal mischief.</b><p>Anita Krajnc, …

15 Minimalist Hacks To Maximize Your Life

Mo' stuff, mo' problems.

Citizens of Copenhagen Will Ski and Hike on the Roof of a Waste-to-Energy Plant

A plant that redefines the relationship between the industrial facilities and the community.<br>Read More

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166 wild horses in Nevada given their freedom

Hooves thundered and dust flew today as 166 wild horses were returned to their home range in Nevada.<p>The horses were among the 432 captured in …

'Loud wakeup call' over critically endangered dolphin

<b>The smallest and rarest marine dolphin in the world could be extinct within 15 years if protection is not stepped up, new research suggests.</b><p>Conservationists say the remaining population of Maui's dolphins has dropped below 50.<p>The critically endangered species is found only in waters off New Zealand.<p>…

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When You Walk Into a Zoo, Are You Helping Animals or Hurting Them?

A few years ago Los Angeles Zoo spent $42 million on a new, six-acre enclosure for Asian elephants. After several years of construction, the new …

Here's why PETA filed a lawsuit on behalf of a selfie-taking monkey

PETA recently filed a lawsuit arguing that a monkey who took a selfie should legally be considered the owner of his photo, <i>Reuters</i> reports.<p>The animal …

Beloved Elephant Yongki Killed By Poachers For His Ivory In Indonesia

His tusks were crudely removed, "leaving just bloody stumps."<p>A beloved endangered Sumatran elephant was found dead Friday with his tusks hacked off at the national park where he lived.<p>Yongki, a 35-year-old elephant who lived at the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, was involved in patrols to …

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How Victoria Beckham Made Elevated Airport Style the Thing

It all began in a quiet hotel room back in 2008, when Victoria Beckham created her eponymous line. The former Spice Girl has been redefining her style ever since, subtly advancing the notion of sexy from the miniskirts of her youth toward body-skimming midi dresses and louche suiting. She has taken …

Age-Wise Style: 7 Foolproof Fashion Risks Worth Taking

Having a consistent style is great in some ways—it shows that you know who you are. But occasionally it’s good to step out of your comfort zone, say …

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

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8 Tourist Traps You Can Totally Skip

If you've ever waited on a three-hour line only to find the Eiffel Tower just...meh, then you know the value of avoiding tourist traps. Here, eight places we firmly think you can skip -- and what to do with your time instead.<p><b>Times Square. What to do instead.</b><p><b>Hollywood Walk Of Fame. What to do</b> …

Best of Montana in Summer: Outdoor Recreation

Travel<p>Check out the must-do local activities for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Montana this season.<p><b>Go Paddling in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Fort Benton</b><p>For 149 miles, the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River slices through the central Montana prairie. Paddling along …

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