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  1. Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human CommunicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Public Radio

    Koko, the gorilla who became an ambassador to the human world through her ability to communicate, has died. She's seen here at age 4, telling psychologist Francine "Penny" Patterson that she is hungry.

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  2. R.I.P. KokoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Neatorama

    The Gorilla Foundation has announced the passing of Koko . Koko the lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo and was only one year old when she began to train in sign language with Dr. Francine "Penny" Patterson.

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  3. Michaela Strachan recalls her holidays of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Daily Mail

    Inside the Antiguan resort that's as perfect for adults as it is for kids Pictured: The incredible 17th-century Tuscan villa designed for a POPE that's yours to rent for A 50,000 a week Red lipstick, a 212cm arm reach and NO glasses allowed: Emirates are recruiting cabin crew in Australia - but they have VERY specific guidelines for those applying to join the jet set Paradise in Ruscany: Delighting in the Russian-inspired luxury of Tuscany's villas - and deploring the shameless behaviour of the local wildlife That inking feeling: Biographer Hunter Davies was all set for a luxury cruise with fine dining and fantastic stops... then his pen exploded A charming house with lovely views and VERY good transport links: Britain's highest train station converted into a three-bedroom cottage is on the market for A 425,000 Revealed: How booking hotels and flights separately can be over A 1,300 ... (more)

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  4. Virunga National Park Sees Its Worst Violence in a Decade, Director SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | National Geographic

    Every year National Geographic brings together explorers, scientists, and storytellers from around the world to share their discoveries and insights-along with their solutions for creating a more sustainable future. Learn more about the Explorers Festival and watch a live feed of the event.

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  5. Fear of Humans Is Making Animals Around the World Go NocturnalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | The Atlantic

    In 2011, the wildlife biologist Justin Brashares and his students set up a series of camera traps in and around Ruaha National Park in southern Tanzania. They were studying the effects of human activities on antelope reproduction, but their cameras soon revealed an odd and far more obvious pattern.

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  6. Scientists make alarming find about ancient treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Fox News

    File photo: Forest in the mountains. Alps, Europe. All logos removed. Nikon. Researchers taking a survey of some of the world's oldest and funkiest trees have bad news to report: Africa's legendary baobabs are dying.

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  7. Where Women Must Defy the Odds to Become ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | National Geographic

    In their new documentary, National Geographic Explorers Clare Fieseler and Gabby Salazar investigate the lives of women following careers in science despite intense cultural and social barriers. Conservationist Moreangels Mbizah takes data and notes at a lion kill site where a giraffe was also recently killed.

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  8. Plastics group acts to address marine litter issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Packaging World

    On May 17, the American Chemistry Council released the following statement in response to National Geographic 's June 2018 issue discussing the global challenges of dealing with ocean waste: "Marine litter is a serious global problem, and we appreciate National Geographic 's thoughtful and compelling coverage. Plastic producers agree with the magazine, its readers, and millions of concerned people around the world: Plastics don't belong on our sidewalks, in our rivers, or in our oceans.

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  9. The baobabs are dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Boing Boing

    Nine of thirteen "landmark" baobab trees across southern Africa abruptly died in recent years, reports Agence Presse-France. Climate change is blamed.

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  10. Global Decorative Wall Murals Market- Competitive Landscape & Forecasts 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | SBWire

    Global Decorative Wall Murals Market report contains a complete product overview and its scope in the market to define the key terms and provide the clients a holistic idea of the market and its tendency. This report studies the global Decorative Wall Murals market status and forecast, categorizes the global Decorative Wall Murals market size by manufacturers, type, application, and region.

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  11. Africa's Oldest Trees Are Dying, and Scientists Are StumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | National Geographic

    In South Africa's Limpopo province, a baobab tree once grew so large and stood so strong that its human neighbors decided to do the obvious: They built a pub inside the living tree's thousand-year-old hollow trunk, which measured more than 150 feet around and enclosed two interconnected cavities. For two decades, the Sunland baobab attracted tourists wanting to knock back a pint in a tree.

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  12. This Baby Elephant Might Be Feeling 'Awkward'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | National Geographic

    Everyone performs unconscious behaviors when they're feeling uncomfortable or unsure. Some people will yawn; others will scratch their head or cover their face.

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  13. eSports viewers to cross 800 mn globally by '22; India's share minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: In a new research, the UK-based Juniper Research has forecasted that unique viewers of eSports and Let's Plays content will reach 858 million by 2022, up from 630 million this year with the Indian sub-continent too being a minority contributor. The largest driver and most significant revenue source of the eSports industry has been the use of advertising and sponsorship deals.

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  14. National Geographic gets proactive with 'Planet or Plastic' campaign on World Oceans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Bizcommunity

    Plastic pollution in the oceans is a global crisis, with more than 40% of plastics used once then tossed, seeing nine million tons of plastic waste ending up in the ocean each year. The June issue of National Geographic magazine explains how the waste that ends up in the ocean is simply the tip of the iceberg, further illuminating how in United States alone, 100 billion plastic bags are used each year.

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  15. Zee World tops the GEC pay platform in ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Indian Television

    At the Content Upfront in Lusaka on May 29, Zee World announced that it has captured the number one GEC position on Pay TV platform in Zambia. "The growing success of Zee channels paves the way for further expansion in the continent," said a buoyant Zee Africa, CEO, Harish Goyal The Content Upfront was held at the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel.

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  16. Baby spinosaurus dinosaur discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Dear Kitty

    Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first tantalizing hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to live. Found in the sands of Morocco.

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  17. Microsoft adds more parental controls to monitor app and device useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Engadget

    Microsoft announced a number of parental control features today aimed at making it "easier and safer for families to interact with technology and each other." First up is Microsoft Launcher , which will soon let parents see where their kids are as well as what apps they're using and for how long.

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  18. Buffalo Gives the Horns to a Young Lion CubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | National Geographic

    You never know what you're going to see when you go on Safari in the savanna. Limited space and resources act as a crucible for conflict amongst the animals vying for survival.

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  19. State doubts Los Gatos doctor can cure ebola with hissing MP3 filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Dr. Bill Gray, a homeopathic doctor from Los Gatos, is facing state Medical Board scutiny over his online business of selling sound wave cures for numerous diseases. Dr. Bill Gray, a homeopathic doctor from Los Gatos, is facing state Medical Board scutiny over his online business of selling sound wave cures for numerous diseases.

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  20. The Extraordinary Ways Weather Has Changed Human HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | National Geographic

    From determining the outcome of wars to wholesale destruction of lives and property, weather affects our lives in a shocking number of ways. Since the beginning of human history, we have been buffeted by weather and climate change, sometimes to a shocking extent.

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