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Archives for: November 2010
USM’s Gulf Coast Research Lab Looking into Impact of BP Oil Spill
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It has been 6 months and 2 weeks since the BP oil spill fiasco in the Gulf Of Mexico, due to an oil rig explosion. Even though the fiasco is being steadily swept under the carpet, and media coverage is dropping off quickly, the actual impact the fiasco has had is very much still on the minds of researchers and scientists.

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Gollum Risking Extinction in New Zealand, Frodo Can’t Help Him
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A unique, and hard to find, fished which is named after a J.R.R. Tolkien character is facing extinction if the plans to build a dam come to fruition. You see, it happens to only live in that one river in New Zealand, and cannot be transplanted easily.

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Seagulls Found with Beer Cans Around Their Necks: $2,000 Bounty Issued!
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Now this is just plain odd, cruel, and inhumane… A wildlife group has been made aware of a strange and brutal incident going on in the San Francisco Bay Area.. Someone has been going around and putting cut beer cans around the necks of seagulls!

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Beached Dead Whale “Was World’ Oldest”, Came to Rest in Denmark

A whale which perished after being beached in a Danish fjord earlier on in the year is believed to have been between one hundred and thirty and one hundred and forty years old – which makes it one of the oldest known whales to date, officials commented this past Tuesday.

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Deaths Caused by BP Oil Disaster Tallied UP and Estimated
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The official Federal Government Website, “Restore the Gulf”, has released its latest report on the effects that the BP oil spill fiasco has had on the poor animals of the area.

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New kind of “Balloon Head” Dolphin Found

A new species of dolphin has been discovered with a short, spoon shaped nose, and a high bulbous forehead. This new “balloon head” dolphin has been identified from fossilized remains discovered in the North Sea.

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Buzz Continues to Build Surrounding Theory That Volcano Cause Boom in Salmon Population
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There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the speculation, which was tossed around this week, that a volcanic eruption on an Alaskan island back in 2008 is somehow responsible for the boom in the salmon population this year in the rivers of British Columbia in Canada.

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Mother-Daughter Dive Team Discover Golden Bird Valued at Over $800,000

Bonnie Schubert, along with her eighty-seven year old mother, have been scouring the coast of Florida for decades in the search of treasure.

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