Two Seized As Police Free 300 Trapped Wild Birds

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Police officer releasing a bird from a net in Valencia, Spain, undated. Police found more than 270 birds, most of them protected species, that were illegally captured and released them. (Newsflash)

Spain's Civil Guard has seized two poachers using illegal traps to capture hundreds of live birds to be eaten or sold off in tiny cages. Trapping birds - seen as…

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Fleeing Alligator Wedges Itself Under Florida Cop Car

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Alligator gets stuck beneath Florida police car in July 2022. (@LeesburgPolice1/Newsflash)

This snap shows a fearsome alligator wedged under a cop car after fleeing from capture. Officers had been called to Leesburg in the sunshine state by terrified locals to round…

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Runaway Sheep Maggie Dies After Eight Years On The Lam

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Pic shows: Maggie The Sheep A sheep who has been on the run from its owner for almost five years is carrying around 20 kilos of wool on her back.

Maggie the runaway sheep - whose smelly 55-lb woolly coat kept forest wolves away – has been found dead after eight years of living in the wild. Alone and unshorn,…

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High Speed Carbon Dioxide Catcher Heralds New Era In Fight Against Climate Change

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Atmospheric air with low concentrations of carbon dioxide is passed through an aqueous solution of IPDA, where the carbon dioxide rapidly reacts to create a solid product. Carbon dioxide is subsequently re-released with mild heating of the product in suspension, for storage or new applications. (Tokyo Metropolitan University/Newsflash)

Researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University have created what they say is the fastest carbon dioxide catcher ever, possibly heralding a new era in the fight against carbon emissions linked to…

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Scientists Create Material That Can Scrub Polluted Air Clean

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Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute. (True Media/Sean Curtin/Newsflash)

New sponge-like material has been invented by scientists in Ireland that can absorb toxic benzene from polluted air. Benzene is classified as a carcinogen which increases the risk of cancer…

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How Plastic Waste Could Be Used To Grab CO2

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Graduate student Paul Savas feeds raw plastic into a crusher to prepare it for pyrolysis, or heating in an inert atmosphere. (Jeff Fitlow/Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered a double environmental breakthrough - how to capture carbon dioxide by using heat-treated plastic waste. The breakthrough came from boffins at Rice University, in the city of…

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Deep Sea Photographer Dives 4 Times A Day To Snap Fearsome Looking Creatures Of The Depths

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A photo by Mark Andrew, 46, showing A Poppy Soma in the Philippines.

This deep sea diver and marine wildlife photographer has spent years perfecting his craft to capture stunning images of these fearsome-looking creatures of the depths. Mark Andrew B. Badiola, 46,…

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