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Apr 15, 2014 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
What are the universal keys to longevity? An extensive look at multiple birds and mammals reveals 10 predictors that an animal will live a long life.
Apr 2, 2014 08:45 AM ET
Recently, the UN ordered Japan to stop their annual whale hunt because it's illegal. Trace explains the history of whaling, and why we don't need it anymore.
Mar 31, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The top court ruled the program was a commercial activity disguised as science.
Mar 26, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
How long can you hold your breath underwater? A Cuvier's beaked whale just did it for over two hours while on a dive that took it to nearly 2 miles below the ocean's surface. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Seismic air guns could be banging their way the U.S. East Coast in just a few months, in search of new petroleum reserves. How will it affect marine life?
Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
Feb 12, 2014 03:00 AM ET // AFP
The loss is a major blow to the local Orca population.
Feb 6, 2014 11:27 AM ET // Tim Wall
Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
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