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Whaling and climate change led to 100 years of feast or famine for Antarctic penguins

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

New research reveals how penguins have dealt with more than a century of human impacts in Antarctica and why some species are winners or losers in this rapidly changing ecosystem.
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Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder' of Ocean Trash

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The sperm whale washed up on a Scottish beach with a stomach full of rope, netting and plastic. “What was unusual in this case was the sheer volume,” a local expert said.
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'Everyone's problem': Sperm whale found dead with 220 pounds of trash in its stomach

'Everyone's problem': Sperm whale found dead with 220 pounds of trash in its stomach

2 days ago   |   KCRA   |   2 articles

A young juvenile male was found dead with debris in its stomach ranging from tubing to plastic cups.
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Sperm whale had 220 pounds of trash inside it when it washed up on shore

3 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

A shocking 220 pounds of garbage were found inside a dead sperm whale that recently washed up onto a Scottish island's shore. Nets, ropes, plastic cups and bags were among the...
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Sperm whale found dead with 220 pounds of trash in its stomach

3 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

A young sperm whale that died after becoming stranded on a Scottish island last week had a ball of debris weighing roughly 100 kilograms in its stomach, according to an...
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Blue Whale Hearts May Beat Only Twice a Minute During a Dive

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Nature's most extreme animal has an equally extreme circulatory system, researchers found.
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Proud Brits flood Twitter with NARWHAL MEMES in tribute to London Bridge heroes

Proud Brits flood Twitter with NARWHAL MEMES in tribute to London Bridge heroes

4 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

As news filtered out that a man armed with the lengthy tusk of a narwhal was among the brave civilians who tackled the London Bridge attacker, proud Brits flooded social media...
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London Bridge hero grabbed 5ft NARWHAL TUSK off wall to confront terrorist

London Bridge hero grabbed 5ft NARWHAL TUSK off wall to confront terrorist

5 days ago   |   RT

As London reels from another terror attack the British public is paying tribute to the brave citizens who risked their lives to confront the crazed jihadi. Amazingly, one of...
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Blue whale's heart rate amazingly low, claim scientists

7 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The bigger the beast, the smaller the beat. That's the upshot of what researchers discovered by monitoring the heart rate of a blue whale. Amazingly, they discovered Earth's...
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First recording of a blue whale's heart rate

9 days ago   |   Science Daily

With a lot of ingenuity and a little luck, researchers monitored the heart rate of a blue whale in the wild. The measurement suggests that blue whale hearts are operating at...
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'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an announcement about the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Shooting reported at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Shooting reported at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Security forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam responded Wednesday to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Read more ...

Shooting reported at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Shooting reported at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Security forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam responded Wednesday to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Read more ...

Reports of a shooting at a Pearl Harbor shipyard spur a military response

Reports of a shooting at a Pearl Harbor shipyard spur a military response

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Three dead after argument over cigarette smoke escalate

Three dead after argument over cigarette smoke escalate

Police in Watertown, Conn., say an argument on Dec. 3, 2019, over cigarette smoke escalated and a man shot and killed two teenage children of his girlfriend, then himself. Read more ...

49ers announcer suspended for Lamar Jackson 'dark skin' comment

49ers announcer suspended for Lamar Jackson 'dark skin' comment

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan for one game for saying Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson was adept at carrying out fakes because of his "dark... Read more ...

‘If you're going to impeach me, do it fast': Trump challenges Dems to get moving

‘If you're going to impeach me, do it fast': Trump challenges Dems to get moving

US President Donald Trump has called on House Democrats to move quickly if they are going to impeach him at all, so that “we can have a fair trial in the Senate” and the... Read more ...

Russian national indicted in Pittsburgh on computer hacking, bank fraud...

Russian national indicted in Pittsburgh on computer hacking, bank fraud accusations

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France strike: Police in Rennes use water cannons to disperse protesters

France strike: Police in Rennes use water cannons to disperse protesters

Police in Rennes, northwest France used water cannons to quell protesters who took to the streets on the first day of a nationwide union strike over President Emmanuel Macron's... Read more ...

Billie Eilish paid $25 million for Apple TV documentary

Billie Eilish paid $25 million for Apple TV documentary

It'll be a look inside the life of a star who seemed to come up out of nowhere. Read more ...