News from the Field

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Beavers Save Salt Lake City Water

Salt Lake City, thank your local beavers. Were it not for them, you might be drinking/watering/irrigating with diesel fuel this morning. A beaver dam helped stop a Chevron pipeline's 8,000-gallon... Read More

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Kenyan Marathoners Suspended for Doping

Athletics Kenya announced Thursday that marathon runners Salome Jerono Biwott and Jynocel Basweti Onyancha have been suspended for two years after testing positive for banned substances. The... Read More

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Dachshund Loses Short Battle With Mountain Lion

One Colorado man’s pleasant afternoon walk with his dachshund turned gruesome last week when tragedy leapt from the shadows and struck mercilessly. The unidentified Colorado Springs pet owner... Read More

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Cycling Group Designs Bike-Safe Truck

On Wednesday, the London Cycling Campaign released its design for a new concept truck that they say would reduce the incidence of fatal cycling collisions. The Safer Urban Lorry has a lower... Read More

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Poachers Kill More Than 80 Elephants

Poachers killed at least 86 elephants, including 33 females and 15 calves, last week in Chad, according to conservation groups as reported by Reuters. It is the worst recorded elephant slaughter... Read More