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Climate change threatens marine protected areas

Greenhouse gas emissions threaten the ecosystems in marine protected areas, according to a new research study published on Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The paper points out that 42% of areas with fishing bans will be exposed to warming waters and decreasing oxygen levels that exceed natural variability by 2050. Researchers at a …

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World’s last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The world’s last male northern white rhinoceros, named Sudan, died in Kenya, leaving only two females of his species alive. One is his 27-year-old offspring, Najin, and the other is her 17-year-old offspring, Fatu, according to a statement from Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where Sudan lived. The conservancy said that the 45-year-old rhino, which was …

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Denisovan humans contributed to East Asian ancestry, interbred with modern humans

A new paper reveals that modern humans co-existed and interbred with archaic human Denisovans, not only with Neanderthals—another type of extinct human species—at least twice between 200,000 and 50,000 years ago. Researchers at the University of Washington unexpectedly discovered two distinct episodes of Denisovan genetic intermixing with modern humans, while testing a new DNA method …

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