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Monitoring Animals From the Space Station To Improve Their Conservation

Monitoring Animals From the Space Station To Improve Their Conservation

Using inexpensive tracking technology and a large antenna installed on the International Space Station, a consortium of researchers is hoping to gather a wider range of data than they had using previous tracking technologies, including long migration patterns, allowing them to better understand how climate change and habitat loss impact wildlife. 

Why This Matters:  In addition to better understanding of wildlife migration and threats, the technology could be used for a range of other goals.

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Failure is Not An Option – Time to Save the North Atlantic Right Whale

Failure is Not An Option – Time to Save the North Atlantic Right Whale

By CT Harry, Marine Campaigner, IFAW For millennia, every autumn and spring, one of the largest animals on Earth has followed ancient migratory pathways up and down the coast of North America. For nearly three decades, people and organizations around our ocean planet have marked World Oceans Day, raising awareness of the importance of the […]

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One Cute Thing: The National Zoo’s Baby Cheetah Cam

The Washington National Zoo welcomed four cheetah cubs on Thursday all visible by the Zoo’s webcams — even their births — just click here to watch that.  The five-year-old Mom, Echo, is fine, as are the cubs — you can see them live here 24/7 on the Zoo’s Cheetah Cam.  This is the fourteenth litter […]

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