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Shark Conservation Event Strives to Keep Fin Alive

Cinematic masterpieces, and sensationalized media reports have painted sharks as blood-thirsty monsters lurking in the shadowy depths of the oceans just waiting to...

Photo by Todd Rosenberg / Lincoln Park Zoo

Endangered Grevy’s Zebra Born at the Lincoln Park Zoo

Todd Rosenberg / Lincoln Park Zoo   The Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed the arrival of a female Grevy’s Zebra on June 18, 2016. Zoo Employees found the baby foal...

Photo by the San Diego Zoo

Tasmanian Devil Gets A Pacemaker

Photo by the San Diego Zoo   The San Diego Zoo discovered that one of their four resident Tasmanian devils, Nick, was suffering from a heart conduction disorder....

Photo by Barbara Schneider

Pachyderm Dentistry

Photo by Barbara Schneider   While you may dread your six-month dental check up remember that you’re not the only one that gets dental check-ups. Animals in human...

Photo by the United States Coast Guard

Six Years After the Largest Oil Spill In US History

United States Coast Guard It has been six years since largest oil spill in US history. On April 20, 2010, a fire broke out on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform...

Photo by NOAA

Breaking: 90,000 Gallons of Oil Leaked from Shell Pipeline Near Brutus Platform

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nearly 90,000 gallons (2,100 barrels) of crude oil gushed from a Shell pipeline near the Brutus platform off the coast of...

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Success Story: Awareness Leads to Change

Dmitry Marchenko / National Geographic Hightened awareness on topics like environmental pollution and threats to wildlife lead to positive changes, sometimes all the way...

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UPDATE: Newly Discovered Sumatran Rhino Dies

Najaq, the critically endangered female Sumatran rhino discovered last week has died. This is a major blow to conservation efforts as many hailed this discovery as a...

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Cetacean Birth Control Methods: Data Remains Unclear

As advocates for the scientific management of animas in human care, it is important to discuss the development and maintenance of breeding programs designed in their...

SeaWorld San Diego Orca Encounter

SeaWorld Caves to Emotions Not Science: A Note from the Sr. Science Editor

It has been just over  two weeks since SeaWorld announced that they would end the breeding programs at its parks and partnered with the Humane Society of the United...