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The fate of eels

HELMHOLTZ CENTRE FOR OCEAN RESEARCH KIEL (GEOMAR) | 26 December 2013 GEOMAR scientists prove oceanographic influences on eel recruitment Smoked, fried or boiled - the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) has always...
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Dance of the water scorpion

WIKIMEDIA COMMONS - MEDIA OF THE DAY | 17 November 2014 A water scorpion (Nepa cinerea) climbs on floating leaves of European waterclove (Marsilea quadrifolia) and flies away. Nepa cinerea is...

5th season in Central Europe

  ZOLTAN KUN on WALKING, BIKING AND HIKING FOR A WILDER WORLD  | 5 June 2013 While I watched the flooding in Central Europe on the news last night, I was...
Arctic Ocean

A drastically greener Arctic

  New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY | 31 March 2013 Boom in trees, shrubs expected to lead to net increase in climate warming New...
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Skadar Lake reveals new snail species

  The splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania), surprises with new species of snails PENSOFT | 29 March 2013 The Gastropoda, more commonly known as snails and slugs, are a large group...

Wild Week at X Games Tignes 2013

  Via X GAMES | 22 March 2013 Top athletes returned to Tignes, France to compete at X Games Tignes 2013 Mar. 20-22. TIGNES, France -- High in the Alps, the weather can...
Cairngorms

Cairngorms National Park celebrates 10th anniversary

  BBC NEWS | 22 March 2013, 11:53 ET The 10th anniversary of the launch of Britain's largest national park has been marked with the opening of new visitor centre. Cairngorms National...
Tarkine Rainforest

10 of the world’s last great wilderness areas

  10 of the world's last great wilderness areas By JINI REDDY on CNN TRAVEL | 5 March 2013, 7:13 P.M. EST (CNN) -- Computers, cell phones and Aeron chairs will only get...

What it feels like to: survive in wilderness

  By PATRICK McGLINCHEY, SURVIVAL EXPERT in HERALD SCOTLAND - on Saturday 23 February 2013 I have been away for weeks at a time in northern Canada, Borneo, Brunei, Norway and the...

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