Archive for August 18th, 2017:

A licence to kill bear cubs?

Hunters in Alaska can now shoot and bait bear cubs and hibernating bears on national wildlife refuges after President Trump abolished protections put in place by Barack Obama. In this video, reporter Claire Marshall joins hunter and conservationist Christine Cunningham on a bear hunt in the mountains to explore the ethical dilemmas of hunting. Article

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Total solar eclipse: Meet Sharon and Billy Hahs

They have travelled the world chasing total eclipses. How are this couple now preparing for one in their backyard? Video filmed by Hannah Long-Higgins, produced by Sarah Svoboda and edited by Joni Mazer Field Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40965826

Radioactive ‘pooh sticks’ trace carbon’s ocean journey

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scientists say iodine traces from Sellafield have travelled to the waters off Bermuda Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past

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