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2008-10-10 13:15:00

During the World Conservation Congress, Indonesian authorities and the conservation group WWF agreed to a deal that aims to end the loss of forests and species in Sumatra.

2008-09-26 18:00:36

By PAUL WEIDEMAN I Do the right whale thing Paul Weideman I The New Mexican Whaledreamers, documentary on interspecies connection, not rated, The Film Center, 988-7414 Whales bring people together to save the Earth.

2008-08-18 00:00:21

By Chai Mei Ling TREES are to orang utans what roads are to humans. When we develop pockets of forests, humans cut off not just the primates' connectivity to other parts of the woodland but also their food supply.

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2008-07-07 08:10:00

Orangutans could soon become the first great ape species to go extinct if urgent action is not taken, according to a new study.

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2008-06-19 09:35:00

Apes can plan for their future needs just as we humans can – by using self-control and imagining future events.

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2008-05-22 10:10:00

The number of humpback whales in the North Pacific Ocean has increased since international and federal protections were enacted in the 1960s and 70s.

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2008-03-26 16:35:00

Experiments test chimpanzees’ ability to make judgments about the reputation of strangers

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2008-02-19 02:10:00

When Temple Grandin argued that animals and autistic savants share cognitive similarities in her best-selling book Animals in Translation (2005), the idea gained steam outside the community of cognitive neuroscientists.

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2008-02-17 18:06:48

Shedding new light on the great cognitive rift between humans and animals, a Harvard University scientist has synthesized four key differences in human and animal cognition into a hypothesis on what exactly differentiates human and animal thought.

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2007-11-01 08:39:20

Washoe, a female chimpanzee said to be the first non-human to acquire human language, has died of natural causes at the research institute where she was kept.


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