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  • Fungus Devastating Frogs on Nearly Every Continent May Have an Achilles Heel–and Scientists Think it Could Save the Amphibians

    A pandemic among frogs has been going on worldwide for years—the culprit: a fungal infection that has affected amphibians on nearly every continent. But now, the discovery of a virus that has evolved to replicate inside this fungus could be the key to saving nearly 500 species of frogs that have experienced declines due to The post Fungus Devastating Frogs on Nearly Every Continent May Have an Achilles Heel–and Scientists Think it Could Save the Amphibians appeared first on Good News Network.

  • PE Coach Pairs Unmotivated Students to Run with Shelter Dogs–Adoptions Soar

    A California gym coach who was looking for ways to drum up motivation for the students on his cross-country running team as they went away for the summer break came up with a brilliant idea: pair them with shelter dogs. It was eight years ago when GNN first reported on it, and ever since it The post PE Coach Pairs Unmotivated Students to Run with Shelter Dogs–Adoptions Soar appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Struggling Manatee Was Close to Dying but Florida Deputy Held it Afloat for 2 Hours

    Despite weighing a tiny fraction of the creature’s massive bulk, a determined Pinellas County deputy leaped into shallow water to save a manatee struggling to breathe. Cradling it in her arms for over an hour so it could get enough oxygen, Jill Constant saved the animal from becoming a victim of toxic red tide. An The post Struggling Manatee Was Close to Dying but Florida Deputy Held it Afloat for 2 Hours appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Millions of Birds Now Migrating Safely Through Darkened Texas Cities After Successful Lights Out Campaign

    Texas is in the middle of the most important migratory pathway for birds moving up and down the Americas—nearly 2 billion birds, or 1 out of 3 in the US, will pass over Texas during their spring and autumn migrations. To safeguard the over 400 species of birds that migrate through Texas, the Houston chapter The post Millions of Birds Now Migrating Safely Through Darkened Texas Cities After Successful Lights Out Campaign appeared first on Good News Network.

  • In World First, Scientists Share What Was Almost Certainly a Conversation with a Humpback Whale

    In a world first, marine biologists were able to have a discourse with a humpback whale, pushing out the boundaries of cooperation and understanding that could be possible between our two species. An adult female humpback whale, known as Twain, in Southeast Alaska, was located along with a group of whales and called with a The post In World First, Scientists Share What Was Almost Certainly a Conversation with a Humpback Whale appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Man Who Built Adorable Mouse Village to Cope With Depression Adds a Pub, Book Shop, and Hobbit Homes–LOOK

    A British man who six years ago built an adorable mouse village to cope with depression has added a pub, a book shop, and Hobbit homes so he could capture even more heartwarming photos. Simon Dell began creating the ‘mini shire’ when he spotted a wild mouse in his back garden and wanted to protect The post Man Who Built Adorable Mouse Village to Cope With Depression Adds a Pub, Book Shop, and Hobbit Homes–LOOK appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Indigenous Rangers Photograph Blind ‘Marsupial Mole’ Seldom Seen by Humans Amid its Strange and Wild Land

    This tiny creature is a northern marsupial mole, a card-carrying member of one of the strangest landscapes on Earth. The Western Deserts of Australia bristle, slither, and burrow with life; much of it unseen by the few passersby. The extreme aridity and heat have caused these animals to adapt in strange ways; few stranger than The post Indigenous Rangers Photograph Blind ‘Marsupial Mole’ Seldom Seen by Humans Amid its Strange and Wild Land appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Fish Swim in Schools for Stealth–as 100 Fish Make Less Noise Than an Individual Swimming Alone

    Watching a school of fish move can be hypnotic. The way they turn in near-perfect synchronicity is equal parts beauty and evolutionary brilliance. While scientists know that fish school as a defense mechanism against predators, what researchers from Johns Hopkins University have just discovered is that, while this is true, it’s true not only for The post Fish Swim in Schools for Stealth–as 100 Fish Make Less Noise Than an Individual Swimming Alone appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Dog That Flunked Out of Police Academy Becomes a Hero in Taiwan’s Earthquake Response

    To be a drug-sniffing dog you have to be impassionate, which is exactly what this golden retriever was not. Though Roger flunked out of the Kaohsiung City police academy in Taiwan, his career in public service was not over, and has now captured the hearts of his people with his rescue efforts during Taiwan’s recent The post Dog That Flunked Out of Police Academy Becomes a Hero in Taiwan’s Earthquake Response appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Mexican Wolf Numbers Growing in U.S. for 8th Consecutive Year, Soon to Be Howling at a Reserve Near You

    The wild population of Mexican wolves saw another year of growth in 2023, according to the results of the annual survey published by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The 2023 population census revealed a minimum of 257 Mexican wolves distributed across Arizona and New Mexico. This increase marks the eighth consecutive year of population The post Mexican Wolf Numbers Growing in U.S. for 8th Consecutive Year, Soon to Be Howling at a Reserve Near You appeared first on Good News Network.