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Influence of early humans on mammal biodiversity occurred earlier than previously thought - ScienceBlog.com (blog)


ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Giant mammals, such as mammoths, woolly rhinoceros, and sabertooth tigers, once wandered every habitable continent but went extinct. New research demonstrates that such mammal biodiversity loss – a major conservation concern today – is part of a long ...

Patrick bracing for seven-day strike at Port Botany - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review
Patrick stevedores is urgently seeking to stop allegedly unlawful industrial action at Port Botany as it braces for a seven-day strike that threatens to cripple its operations. The company has alleged the Maritime Union of Australia is unlawfully ...

When a sea lion is in distress, Marine Mammal Center springs into action - Daily Democrat


Daily Democrat
Marine mammals are highly sensitive to disturbance, which means they get stressed out when humans get too close. After watching the sea lion allow tourist after tourist to approach it without so much as a bark, I knew this animal was in distress. So, I ...

Australian Mammals: Living and Extinct

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