As Wetlands Move Inland Due to Sea Level Rise, Coastal Ecosystems Release More Carbon Into the Atmosphere

According to a new modeling study, coastal ecosystems will not act as a carbon sink but rather will increase atmospheric carbon emissions as swamps move inland as a result of increasing sea levels in six mid-Atlantic states. Migration in coastal areas (Photo: ASAAD NIAZI / AFP via Getty Images) The study raises concerns about … Read more

Giant Bacteria Visible in the Naked Eye Discovered in Guadeloupe for the First Time

Giant bacteria and its potential existence may be taken out from a science fiction. However, a new study outlines the discovery of one, found in Guadeloupe for the first time. Bacteria is commonly observed using a microscope, yet the recently discovered can be seen even with the naked eye. Still, the scientists used a variety … Read more

Study Shows How Prehistoric Marine Vampire Terrorized the Deep Back Then

A dangerous ‘vampire’ predator that lurked in Earth’s waters more than 160 million years ago most likely did, in some ways, suck its prey. Ancient Relative (Photo: Image from Carl Chun)Vampire Squid A recent study of extremely well-preserved fossils of Vampyronassa rhodanica, a tiny mollusk related to current vampire squids (neither vampires nor squids), reveals … Read more

Are home-prepared diets for dogs safe?

I often come across dogs who are on a home prepared diet. I have an interest in nutrition; so I read a lot about it, I look at the research available, I try to keep up to date with new evidence. So, when I am told that a dog is on a homemade diet, I stop and dig a little deeper. Anecdotally, what I often hear does not fill me with confidence… In fact, it often concerns me greatly as to the nutritional adequacy of the formulation chosen by owners.

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Rare Discovery: Archaeological Excavation in Pompeii Unearths Remains of Pregnant Tortoise

A pregnant tortoise was discovered during a Pompeii excavation. When Mount Vesuvius erupted, the animal was supposed to be looking for a spot to lay eggs amid the wreckage of a quake-damaged dwelling. (Photo: Image from Jebulon) Finding the Remains Archaeologists uncovered the bones of a pregnant tortoise who took a safety in the rubble … Read more

Rewilding the Galápagos can be a model for a new way to coexist with nature | Danny Rueda Córdova and Leonardo DiCaprio

There are few places in the world as majestic and full of wonder as Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. From the rosy-hued pink iguanas on the northern rim of Wolf Volcano to the iconic Pinzón giant tortoise on Pinzón Island to the black-tipped reef sharks feeding off Floreana Island, we have both found boundless inspiration in exploring … Read more

Rise of Free-Range Farming May Increase Chances More Animal-Born Pandemics

According to a new study, the spread of ‘free-range’ farming may increase the likelihood of animal-borne pandemics. If we cannot drastically reduce meat consumption, the authors believe that intense “factory farming” may be less harmful. (Photo: Photo by Jamie McDonald / Getty Images) Veterinary and Ecological Study A major study conducted by veterinarians and ecologists … Read more

Ewing Police Detective Rescues Petrified Pup Trapped In A Blazing House Fire

Every once in a while, a hero comes along whose bravery and selflessness are simply unmatched. And when that hero involves themselves in the welfare of animals, an entire society of pet-lovers worldwide gathers to rally. One such hero is Detective Julia Caldwell of the Ewing, NJ, police department. Caldwell made headlines earlier this month … Read more

Metro Detroit Ends Week in Comfortable Weather

According to Click On Detroit meteorologist Brandon Roux, the region will experience comfortably cooler air for one more day, calling it a “June treat.” Forecasts indicate that the skies will remain clear and that the humidity will not be a problem because Metro Detroit is expecting another very nice warming temperature later today, which will … Read more