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DNA samples reveal two species of forest-dwelling birds on remote Indonesian islands are actually members of the ground-dwelling pipit and wagtail family.
Sporting iridescent gold and purple wings, the enigma moth dates back as far as 50 million years
The ice that freezes and floats on Arctic waters is thinning at a steadier and faster rate than researchers previously thought
Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.
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Opponents say measures designed to hamper regulatory efforts
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The Oklahoma Republican, who chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works committee, has long argued climate change is a "hoax"