Nature News Digest: May 4-15

In case you missed it, here’s some of the news from the last two weeks.

Nature

• Expert: Fish Think and Feel, Too (The New York Times, 5/14/16). Find the book What Fishes Know here.

• Humans Hunted Mastodons in Florida 14,000 Years Ago — See Photos (The New York Times, 5/13/16). Read more, see more photos here and here. See video reports here and here.

• One of Last Sumatran Rhinos Gives Birth in Sanctuary — See Photo (The Washington Post, 5/13/16). See birth here.

• Researchers Discover New Creatures at Bottom of Marianas Trench — See Photos & Video (Gizmodo, 5/6/16). See more videos here.

• Melting Ice Forms Spinning Ice Circles in Russian River — See Video (The New York Times, 5/6/16).

• Tourists Pay to Wrestle Alligators at Colorado Park — See Photos & Video (The New York Times, 5/5/16).

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Climate 

• Warming Arctic Linked to Smaller, Fewer Migrating Red Knots — See Photo (Discovery News, 5/13/16).

• Coastal Archeological Sites Threatened by Climate Change — See Photos, Listen to Radio Report (OPB FM, 5/12/16).

Climate Change Putting North Hemisphere Forests at Risk (The New York Times, 5/11/16).

• Scientist Creates Animation of Warming Planet — See Animation (Gizmodo, 5/10/16). Visit Hawkins’s website here.

• 5 Solomon Islands Disappear under Rising Seas — See Video Report (Chicago Tribune, 5/9/16). Read more, see more photos here, here, here.

• Parts of Florida’s Coral Reef Dissolving — See Photo (The Washington Post, 5/4/16). Read more, see video report here.

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Dolphins & Whales 

• Vaquitas Close to Extinction, Down from 100 to 60 in 2 Years — See Photo (Phys.Org, 5/14/16). Read more here.

• New Documentary on Ocean Noise Pollution Premieres on Discovery 5/19 — Watch Trailer (Discovery.com, 5/12/16). Learn more about the film here.

• Taiwan’s Pink Dolphin May Win Protection (Courthouse News Service, 5/12/16).

• Drone Films False Killer Whales Hunting Shark — See Video (The Australian, 5/10/16).

• Right Whale Calf Found Dead Off Cape Cod — See Photo (Cape Cod Times, 5/5/16). Read more, see photos and video here and here.

• Humpback Bubble Feeds Feet from Dock in Alaska Marina — See Video (9news.com.au, 5/5/16). See more video here.

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Captivity 

• Pacific White-sided Calf Learns to Swim in Circles in Tank at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium — See Video (Fox35orlando.com). See more video here.

• Activists Want to End Dolphin Captivity in Queensland, Australia — See Slide Show & Video (the mercury.com.au, 5/9/16). Read more, see more photos here.

• Anti-Captivity Activists Protest outside Georgia Aquarium — See Photos (WTVM.com, 5/7/16). Read more, see more photos here.

• Nonprofit Forms to Create Natural Sanctuary for Captive Dolphins, Whales (Business Wire, 5/5/16). Read more herehere and here.

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One Response to Nature News Digest: May 4-15

  1. EasierESL . says:

    *Thank you, Mrs DD!!!!*

    On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Ginis Nature News wrote:

    > Gini Kopecky Wallace posted: ” In case you missed it, here’s some of the > news from the last two weeks. Nature • Expert: Fish Think and Feel, > Too (The New York Times, 5/14/16). Find the book What Fishes Know here. > • Humans Hunted Mastodons in Florida 14,000 Years Ago — See Phot” >

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