The Republic of Congo first marine protected areas


The Republic of Congo announced its first 3 marine protected areas, which cover 12% of the country’s exclusive economic marine zone. The areas protect turtle nesting grounds, critical whale migrating routes, more than 40 species of sharks and rays, and much more marine flora and fauna. The areas will have a communal fishing area for local fishermen.


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Night vision for mice

A team of researchers has succeeded in giving mice night vision. Most animals are limited in the wavelengths they can see, between 400 and 700

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