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Researchers Find Why Two Humpbacks saved a Seal from Killer Whales

Researchers Find Why Two Humpbacks saved a Seal from Killer Whales

A few years ago, a team of researchers witnessed rescue of a seal by two humpback whales. The researchers were amazed to see how the whales saved the hapless seal from a pod of killer whales. Now, the researchers claimed they have found why humpbacks saved the seal.

Corpse flowers at NYBG and USBG expected to fully bloom soon

Corpse flowers at NYBG and USBG expected to fully bloom soon

This week, the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) in New York City and the United States Botanical Garden (USBG) in Washington, DC, will have an odor comparable ‘to the stench of rotting flesh’ as corpse flowers at the two sites are likely to fully bloom.

In spite of the putrid stink, many people are expected to flock to the gardens to see the opened corpse flowers.

Climate-related disasters may be fueling armed conflicts in ethnically divided nations

Climate-related disasters may be fueling armed conflicts in ethnically divided nations

According to scientists in Germany, climate-related calamities like drought, heat waves, among many others could be boosting armed conflicts in ethnically divided nations.

The study, published this week in the journal Proceedings of the US National Academy of Sciences, suggested that in North and Central Africa, Central Asia and other ethnically fractionalized areas, roughly one fourth of recent conflicts concurred with destructive climate events.

Discovery Bay affected by Toxic Algae Bloom

Discovery Bay affected by Toxic Algae Bloom

Algae bloom has its new victim: Discovery Bay, a community east of Brentwood. Several tourists visit the place to experience life near water, but the latest unwelcome algae bloom is troubling people.

Rare Smelling Corpse Flower Set to Bloom at NYBG

-Rare Smelling Corpse Flower Set to Bloom at NYBG

A rare corpse flower is going to bloom on Monday (July 25) at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), botanists said in an earlier statement. It is a rare plant which will release stench of rotting flesh, they added.

32-foot Young Humpback Whale Found Dead on Pescadero Beach

32-foot Young Humpback Whale Found Dead on Pescadero Beach

Remove one whale from the list of total number of humpback whales around the world as a young member of the family has been found beached near Pescadero, California.

Humpback whale species is an endangered species whose one whale washed ashore at Pescadero’s Bean Hollow State Beach. It was a 32-foot juvenile female humpback whose carcass was found on Monday at the beach.

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