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Conservationists raise concerns over state of care for grizzly cubs transferred to B.C. zoo – Boundary Creek Times

Three orphaned grizzly cubs now on display at the privately-owned Greater Vancouver Zoo represent a disappearing opportunity for survival of a threatened species, says conservationists. General manager of the zoo, Serge Lussier, said Wednesday, Theres two options for bears so young when the mother dies is euthanasia, or find an approved zoo. The trio were found by Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers in Crowsnest Pass in April after their mother was killed by hunters

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Conservationists raise concerns over state of care for grizzly bear cubs transferred to B.C. zoo – Agassiz-Harrison Observer

Three orphaned grizzly cubs now on display at the privately-owned Greater Vancouver Zoo represent a disappearing opportunity for survival of a threatened species, says conservationists. General manager of the zoo, Serge Lussier, said Wednesday, Theres two options for bears so young when the mother dies is euthanasia, or find an approved zoo. The trio were found by Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers in Crowsnest Pass in April after their mother was killed by hunters.

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Armadillo update: The rarity of these weird immigrants is wearing off – Princeton Times Leader

Having novel critters show up in your yard brings home the reality that species have arrived. Whether certain animals are formerly common, depleted or extirpated and somehow back again, or perhaps they are just totally new to the neighborhood, when they pop up where you live, it is a marvel at least at first. Those of us who have already enjoyed a lengthy shelf life should recall that a fair amount of wildlife around here routinely now would have been a shocker to behold in earlier days.

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Conservationists raise concerns over state of care for grizzly cubs transferred to BC zoo – Maple Ridge News

Three orphaned grizzly cubs now on display at the privately-owned Greater Vancouver Zoo represent a disappearing opportunity for survival of a threatened species, says conservationists.

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Reproductive Process – Human Body

In the reproductive process, a male sperm and a female egg provide the information required to produce another human being.

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Organs of the Female Reproductive System – dummies

By Maggie Norris, Donna Rae Siegfried The organs of the female reproductive system are concentrated in the pelvic cavity. Many of the female reproductive organs are attached to the broad ligament, a sheet of tissue that supports the organs and connects the sides of the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis. The ovaries are two almond-shaped structures approximately 2 inches (5 centimeters) wide, one on each side of the pelvic cavity

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Art Lander’s Outdoors: Asian carp invasion and the war to rid Ky. waterways of these nuisance species – User-generated content

Of all the invasive, non-native species that have made their way to North America from China, none is more egregious than the Bighead Carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) and the Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix). Their impact is severe and far-reaching.

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‘We Have Rich Histories of Desire in India’: An Interview With Madhavi Menon – The Wire

At an online session hosted by the Belongg Book Club & Library, Madhavi Menon, Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University, discussed her book Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India. Excerpts from her conversation with Team Belongg have been reproduced here with her permission. The full conversation can be found here Could you tell us about the central idea of your book the idea that the history of desire in India is a messy one that was disciplined by colonialism

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Imagining a motherland: Gender and nationalism – MyRepublica

The boundaries set by the nation, state, families and societies often do not allow a woman to become a citizen. This leads to women not becoming the part of the nation but just a national embodiment.

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The oceans largest mystery why has no one seen a whale shark give birth? – The Guardian

Covered in polka dots and stretching the length of a single-decker bus, the gentle giant barrelled towards them. The team of scientists, ready with a 17kg waterproof ultrasound machine they had lugged to one of the worlds most isolated dives sites, waited for the whale shark.

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Nature and wildlife thrive in Abu Dhabi amid ‘Stay at Home’ measures – Emirates News Agency

ABU DHABI, 30th June, 2020 (WAM) -- The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, has been observing the impact of "Stay at Home" measures on wildlife and nature in Abu Dhabi.

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Outdoors: Mysteries of the cowbird | Chanhassen Opinion – SW News Media

Nature has so many different ways to accomplish just one task reproduction. At this time of year, it seems that everywhere I look I see baby birds

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COVID-19 models show Canada is moving ‘in the right direction’: feds – Terrace Standard

Canada is moving in the right direction when it comes to its fight against COVID-19, Prime Minister Trudeau said during a press conference at Rideau Cottage Monday (June 29). Trudeau said the progress comes as a result of Canadians listening to public health directions and that despite some hotspots, nationally, the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths is declining over time. Chief public health officer Dr.

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China forcing birth control on Uighur and other ethnic minority women, claims research – Scroll.in

China is forcibly carrying out mass sterilisation of women from Uighur Muslim and other ethnic minority groups in Xinjiang, according to a report by a German researcher published on Monday. The report, published at a time when the country is facing global backlash for its treatment of minority groups, has triggered calls for investigation into human rights violations by the Chinese government. The report has been published by Adrian Zenz, who is one of the worlds leading scholars on Peoples Republic of China (PRC) government policies towards Tibet and Xinjiang

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The importance of bees in vegetable gardens and backyard orchards – Wahpeton Daily News

Why do we celebrate bees and other pollinators? Ever hear the expression busy as a bee? One out of four bites of human food is courtesy of hardworking bees

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Ask Sam: What’s With These Tumbleweeds of Oak Tassels? – New Hampshire Public Radio

Every other Friday on Morning Edition,Outside/InHost Sam Evans-Brownanswers listeners' questions about the mysteries and quirks of the outside world. Donna from Center Ossipee asks:Im calling in regard to the acorn tassels, which I never see on the trees but theyre always on the ground this time of year. And theres thousands of them! They cluster together, move like tumbleweeds or like a snake bundle

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Parents can look at their foetus in real time: are artificial wombs the future? – The Guardian

The lamb is sleeping. It lies on its side, eyes shut, ears folded back and twitching. It swallows, wriggles and shuffles its gangly legs.

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Many BPA-Free Plastics Are Toxic. Some Are Worse Than BPA – Discover Magazine

Plastics are everywhere. Theyre in our clothes

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In some professions, women have become well represented, yet gender bias persistsPerpetuated by those who think it is not happening – Science Advances

In efforts to promote equality and combat gender bias, traditionally male-occupied professions are investing resources into hiring more women. Looking forward, if women do become well represented in a profession, does this mean equality has been achieved? Are issues of bias resolved?

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Mothers for more than just months: How decadesold teeth are teaching Dal researchers about the lifecycles of bottlenose whales – Dal News

Northern bottlenose whales live in deep waters off the coast of Nova Scotia and southern Newfoundland.

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Drivers Asked to Slow Down For Turtles Near Wetlands – Belleplaineherald

Motorists on park and local roads should be aware of female turtles that are leaving wetlands and crossing roads in search of high nesting ground this time of year. Most of Minnesotas nine species of freshwater turtles lay their eggs in late May through June. Turtle populations have been decreasing in North America due to habitat destruction and fragmentation.

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Need To Know: UK coronavirus reproduction number remains at 0.7-0.9 – Metro Newspaper UK

UK coronavirus reproduction number remains at 0.7-0.9 THE reproduction number (R) for coronavirus across the UK remains between 0.7 and 0.9, although it has risen above 1.0 in some parts of the country. Today the Government Office for Science said the R value in England is 0.8-1.0. It also published regional values for R for the first time but these came with a warning from experts that they are becoming less relevant.

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Coronavirus: Eight more deaths recorded ahead of new push on face coverings – The Irish Times

The wearing of face-covering in indoor settings is to remain optional, public health officials have decided.

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URI anthropology professor challenges evolutionary narratives of big, competitive men and broad, birthing women – URI Today

KINGSTON, R.I. June 9, 2020 Men are taller than women because millennia ago big, strong men beat out their shorter rivals for access to mates. The female pelvis is broader than the male pelvis because women have evolved to give birth

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New technology for selection of better quality sperm developed by UL researchers – The Clare Echo

Researchers at University of Limerick have developed a new technology for the selection of better quality sperm for use in assisted human reproduction. With an estimated one in six couples experiencing infertility problems, the microfluidics technology developed at UL could offer some hope to those seeking to start a family. neoMimix, a start-up from the University of Limerick, has been announced as a winner of the EIT Health Headstart competition for 2020.

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