Gulf of St. Lawrence Would Soon Remain Out of Oxygen, Unable to Support Marine Life

A new study led by researchers at the University of Washington was published in Nature Climate Change on 17 September, warning that the Gulf of St. Lawrence has lost so much oxygen... Read more »

Ill Orca J50 Declared Dead: “We Are Witnessing a Slow-Motion Extinction”

A sick killer whale calf spotted by scientists who have been struggling to treat since August has now died. The head of the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island in... Read more »

8 Species of Birds Are On the Brink of Extinction In Just a Decade

Remember the 2011 animation film, Rio? The main character was Blu, a Spix’s Macaw that was raised in captivity gets to Brazil and has to mate with the last wild member of... Read more »

Survival of the ‘Sluggish’: Slow Metabolism Linked to Lower Risk of Extinction

If you’re among those that are not pulling their weight, it’s time to rejoice. Well, it has nothing to do with humanity, but somehow other species pulled it through and postponed their... Read more »

Elephants are Immune to Cancer Due to their Zombie Gene

According to researchers, elephants’ unique gene gives them immunity to cancer or at least decrease their chances to get the disease. Their gene is called LIF6, or the Zombie gene is considered... Read more »

This Leatherback Turtle Should Motivate us to take more action in Protecting the Oceans

A video of a giant Leatherback turtle that returns to the sea was posted on Facebook and it should make us want to do everything in our power to protect the oceans.... Read more »

The Secret Of Why Elephants Get Cancer So Rarely Might Lead To A Cure

Apparently, elephants are really good at not getting cancers and scientists have tried for years to find out how is that possible. According to new research, they are able of bringing a... Read more »

A “Video Game” Simulator Might Help Saving Beluga Whales

A team of researchers from Quebec believes that they can save the St. Lawrence beluga whales – which are an endangered species, by using a computer simulator. The scientists have just received... Read more »

Is Grain-Free Food Healthy For Your Dog? FDA Warns It May Be Linked to Heart Disease

According to the latest U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), grain-free dog food could increase the risk of heart disease. After some cases of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) were linked to the food,... Read more »

Scientists Say Killing Rats Could Save the Reefs

In a race to save one of the world’s most beautiful and complex ecosystems, scientists are looking for ways to approach this issue. Until now, the obvious culprits that killed the coral... Read more »