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Sea turtle mass deaths

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A mass death of sea turtles. Worrying. Wildlife Extra News – Hundreds of sea turtles found dead along Central American coast. Hundreds of sea turtles, many dead and some with signs of concussion, have been washed up on the Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and elsewhere in Central America. Researchers in Costa…

Cause of chronic kidney disease in several countries is still a mystery that kills thousands

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As kidney disease kills thousands across continents, scientists scramble for answers A mysterious form of chronic kidney disease — CKD — is afflicting thousands of people in rural, agricultural communities in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. The struggle to identify its causes is baffling researchers across multiple continents and posing a lethal puzzle worthy…