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A 21st-century government must care for our nature and our future

From TheConversation.com | October 1, 2015 Australia’s new prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced what he calls a “21st century government”. This article is part of The Conversation’s series focusing on what such a government should look like. What if we decided that a modern government should pledge to put our nature first and explicitly commit to preventing any more extinctions? Or, at least, give conservation an equal billing with our current totem, the economy? In fact, …

Bat with record-breaking tongue found in the Bolivian jungle – The Washington Post

… live within the park. [The new ‘inexpectata’ bat took researchers by surprise] In fact, scientists with the project now believe that they managed to find a new species of frog during their very first week of searching. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Bat with record-breaking tongue found in the Bolivian jungle – The Washington Post …

Prehistoric ‘Scarface’ discovered 

… “They were found on the surface of rock outcrops we were prospecting for fossils,” said Kenneth Angielczyk, study co–author and associate curator of paleomammalogy at the Field Museum. “They had already undergone some weathering, which is reflected by the fact that neither specimen is complete.” Of course, Angielczyk’s team didn’t realize that the skulls they found were from a new species of therocephalian (venomous, carnivorous mammal–like reptiles from the Permian and Triassic …

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