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yesterday at 15:03. Facebook
Happy #AlienDay everyone! Take a look at some of our truly bizarre yet in-this-world creatures! Isn't #biodiversity just great?!
Happy AlienDay everyone Take a look at some of our truly bizarre

ARKive blog Celebrate the natural world’s oddest animals for Alien Day! -

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yesterday at 08:10. Facebook
Shhh!

Newborn humpback whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators, new study finds...

[ Theguardian.com Link ]
Shhh Newborn humpback whales whisper to mothers to avoid predators new study

Baby whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators, study finds

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04/25/2017 at 13:26. Facebook
Happy World Penguin Day!

Let's celebrate all things penguiny by taking a closer look at these fascinating birds, flying back through the archives of Arkive in this blog!

#penguins #worldpenguinday
Happy World Penguin Day Lets celebrate all things penguiny by taking a

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04/24/2017 at 16:21. Facebook
Whoah! Pretty great picture conveying how deep our oceans go!
Whoah Pretty great picture conveying how deep our oceans go

Our Amazing Planet Top to Bottom: Mountaintop to Ocean Trench (Infographic)

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04/24/2017 at 14:13. Facebook
It's International Sculpture Day today so we'd love you to share your favourite WILD sculpture makers with us.

We like the colourful work of the Vogelkop bowerbird and the amazing structural feats of the magnetic termite...
Its International Sculpture Day today so wed love you to share your
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04/24/2017 at 08:05. Facebook
Conservation charity 'Plantlife: saving wild plants' has unveiled a list of the top 10 endangered plant species that are at risk of extinction unless action is taken to better manage road verges which have become their final refuge.

Read more here:

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Conservation charity Plantlife saving wild plants has unveiled a list of the

UK's rarest plants are at risk of extinction, charity warns

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04/21/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for a virtual reality tour of the Natural History Museum, London meaning you can explore their amazing collections from the comfort of your own home!

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Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for a virtual reality tour

Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for Sky VR documentary

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04/20/2017 at 09:46. Facebook
Join the Search for #LostSpecies - the largest-ever quest to find and protect species that have not been seen for decades and are feared possibly extinct.

Learn more and #JointheSearch at lostspecies.org/
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04/19/2017. Facebook
A brand new shiny version of Google Earth launched yesterday and we teamed up with them to create a breathtaking new Arkive layer!

Arkive on Voyager shares the stories of hundreds of species, both on land and in our oceans, from across the world.

Find out more and go explore here:

[ Arkive.org Link ]
A brand new shiny version of Google Earth launched yesterday and we

ARKive blog Explore the wild with Wildscreen Arkive on the new Google Earth -

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04/18/2017. Facebook
Poaching, illegal logging and fishing are threatening endangered species in some of the world's most iconic natural sites.

WWF report says almost half of the world's 200 designated natural heritage sites are "plagued" by wildlife criminals, with threatened animals and plants being poached or illegally harvested in 45% of sites.

[ Bbc.co.uk Link ]
Poaching illegal logging and fishing are threatening endangered species in some of

Crime 'threatens nearly half the world's natural heritage sites' - BBC News

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04/14/2017. Facebook
Our latest blog is up featuring Cyril Dion, co-director of Tomorrow - Documentary film which is premiering in the US today! Check out the blog for the low-down!
Our latest blog is up featuring Cyril Dion codirector of Tomorrow Documentary

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04/13/2017. Facebook
We're looking for helpers who would be happy to test new services from Arkive and Wildscreen - first up will be our lovely new homepage! If you want to help us to make Arkive even better please fill out our survey to register your interest.

[ Surveymonkey.co.uk Link ]

Take our survey and register your interest!

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04/13/2017. Facebook
Check out the new teaching resources on Arkive!

The Art of Environmental Messaging explores how artists communicate environmental messages with their audience, inspiring them to take action to save our natural world.
Check out the new teaching resources on Arkive

Teaching resources for 11-14 year olds

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04/13/2017. Facebook
The Art of Environmental Messaging: Arkive’s first art education module, explores how artists communicate environmental messages with their audience, inspiring them to take action to save our natural world.

This piece was created by Louis masai as part of our Wild Walls project for the 2016 Wildscreen Festival.

Find The Art of Environmental Messaging on Arkive's Education page: [ Arkive.org...
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The Art of Environmental Messaging Arkives first art education module explores how
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04/13/2017. Facebook
A new species of shrimp has been named after Pink Floyd thanks to a pact between prog rock-loving scientists.

The Synalpheus pinkfloydi uses its large pink claw to create a noise so loud it can kill small fish.

If you could name a species after your favourite band, what taxonomic group would it be from and who would you name it after?
A new species of shrimp has been named after Pink Floyd thanks

A new shrimp species has been named after Pink Floyd

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04/12/2017. Facebook
As promised we have a new blog for your reading pleasure!

Anthony D. Barnosky is co-author of the scientific report “Approaching a state-shift in the biosphere”, one of the influences behind Tomorrow, premiering in the US this Friday.

Follow the link to the blog and the Tomorrow trailer.
As promised we have a new blog for your reading pleasure

ARKive blog Guest blog: interview with Anthony D. Barnosky, contributor to new environmental film ‘Tomorrow’ -

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04/12/2017. Facebook
For thousands of years, a penguin colony have nested on the Ardley outcrop, a small Antarctic island where their poop, or guano, would collect at the bottom of a lake.

But when scientists drilled into these sediments, they got quite a surprise.

Interspersed with the layers of penguin waste were thick sections of volcanic ash, indicating the Ardley birds were frequently decimated by...
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For thousands of years a penguin colony have nested on the Ardley

Poo sediments record Antarctic 'penguin Pompeii' - BBC News

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04/11/2017. Facebook
This gem of an Asian elephant calf was our most viewed photo on the Arkive website last week.

Captions in the comments please...!
This gem of an Asian elephant calf was our most viewed photo
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04/11/2017. Facebook
If you thought the discovery of Kani maranjandu (new 'spider-crab' species!) is pretty awesome, why not check out where it was found?!

Read about the unique Indian mountain range of the Western Ghats, be inspired by our collection of photographs or simply zone out with the video footage here on Arkive!
If you thought the discovery of Kani maranjandu new spidercrab species is

Western Ghats

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04/11/2017. Facebook
Older than the Himalaya mountains, the mountain chain of the Western Ghats has revealed to us yet even more about our planet! It’s an entirely new genus and species named after the Kani, the tribal community that noticed the crabs, which live in water-filled hollows of trees.
Older than the Himalaya mountains the mountain chain of the Western Ghats

New Spider-Like, Tree-Climbing Crab Species Found

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