Humans 'Drive Out Large Mammals'

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A report released by US researchers shows that human activities seriously impede the survival and well-being of large mammals, which in turn threatens the ecological fabric of their former habitats.

Canberra to Monitor Japan Whalers

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Australia’s new government will send a patrol ship and aircraft to monitor controversial Japanese whaling off the   coast of Antarctica. The surveillance will be used to assess whether the slaughter of whales is grounds for legal action in international courts.

Indonesia's 'Lost World' Reveals More Surprises

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A scientific expedition into the pristine “Lost World” of western New Guinea’s Foja Mountains – Asia Pacific’s largest un-roaded tropical forest – has yielded numerous treasures including documentation of rare and little known birds and the discovery of two mammals new to science. Return expeditions in 2008 and 2009 hope to find new species of frogs, mammals, butterflies and plants … Read More