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It Appears That The Worst Kind Of Black Lung Disease In Coal Miners Is On The Rise

It Appears That The Worst Kind Of Black Lung Disease In Coal Miners Is On The Rise

Between 1970 and 2016, 4,679 coal miners were determined to have the worst type of black lung disease. Of those cases, half have occurred since 2000.
We’ve Been Underestimating Roadkill Numbers – And That’s Bad News For Many Species

We’ve Been Underestimating Roadkill Numbers – And That’s Bad News For Many Species

Keeping track of roadkill may not seem like the most glamorous job, but it's an important one.
Mining For Bitcoin Takes A Shocking Amount Of Energy, Research Reveals

Mining For Bitcoin Takes A Shocking Amount Of Energy, Research Reveals

"Bitcoin has a big problem, and it is growing fast."
180-Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Missing Link In Crocodile Family Tree

180-Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Missing Link In Crocodile Family Tree

The species was one of the largest coastal predators of the Jurassic period.
Discovery Of 78,000-Year-Old Artifacts Changes How We See The Stone Age

Discovery Of 78,000-Year-Old Artifacts Changes How We See The Stone Age

The discovery shows that humans' remarkable ability to adapt is the real reason major advances happened during the Stone Age.
Conservation Efforts Are Pushing Large Predators Into New Territories, New Study Says

Conservation Efforts Are Pushing Large Predators Into New Territories, New Study Says

The animals are moving to new, and potentially unexpected, habitats in order to escape human intervention. Researchers say we should let them.
The World’s Rarest Ape Is On The Brink Of Extinction – Here’s Why

The World’s Rarest Ape Is On The Brink Of Extinction – Here’s Why

One year after being discovered, the Tapanuli orangutan is already on the brink of extinction.
Ancient Baleen Whales Were More Fearsome Than Their Modern-Day Relatives, New Study Shows

Ancient Baleen Whales Were More Fearsome Than Their Modern-Day Relatives, New Study Shows

Based on a 34-million-year-old skull, researchers have discovered that those gentle baleen whales likely used to be much more predatory.
Countries That Contribute Least To Climate Change Will Be Affected The Most, Study Says

Countries That Contribute Least To Climate Change Will Be Affected The Most, Study Says

Based on the models used, many of the world’s poorer countries could suffer major social, economic, and ecological consequences.
There Are Actually More Gorillas And Chimps Than We Thought — But They’re Still Endangered

There Are Actually More Gorillas And Chimps Than We Thought — But They’re Still Endangered

While there are more gorillas and chimps than we expected, they are going extinct at a more alarming rate we previously thought.
Study: Seeing Cute Animals In Pop Culture Makes People Think They’re Not Endangered

Study: Seeing Cute Animals In Pop Culture Makes People Think They’re Not Endangered

On average, a person will see more virtual lions in a month than there are wild lions left in all of West Africa.