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Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Jul 09 2020 19:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink' 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".
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Worries mount in Yucca Valley that Joshua trees will be designated an endangered species 3.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The proposed listing of western Joshua trees as an endangered species has some residents of Yucca Valley worried.

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New global extinction target proposed 12.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
With species fast disappearing, the world needs a single target for fighting extinction, say experts.
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This fantastical sea creature helps remove planet-warming gases from the atmosphere 7.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

A fantastical sea creature that uses mucus to eat planet-warming CO2 has long been a mystery of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

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Extinction crisis 'poses existential threat to civilisation' 2.6.2020 BBC: Science
A study presents more evidence that the world is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction.
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Climate change: older trees loss continue around the world 2.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Every six seconds in 2019 the world lost an area of primary forest the size of a football pitch, a study says.
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Deforestation and Monoculture Farming Spread COVID-19 and Other Diseases 12.5.2020 Truthout.com
Scientists say the current pandemic is part of a larger pattern linking infectious diseases to habitat ...
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Wildfires Can Reduce Biodiversity. Can Biodiversity Be Used to Reduce Wildfires? 26.4.2020 Truthout.com
A biodiversity experiment in Australia showed animal species can help reduce flammable leaf litter by 24 ...
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Column: Bears thriving at Yosemite. Clear skies. Does coronavirus reveal a 'World Without Us'? 15.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In "The World Without Us," Alan Weisman imagined how the Earth would look if humans vanished. Is the COVID-19 lockdown making that a reality?

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Scientists say Joshua trees may warrant listing as a threatened species 14.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

The California Fish and Game Commission will decide in June whether to declare the tree a candidate for listing.

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Opinion: California's plan to save Joshua trees is good for more than just U2 fans 14.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California officials moved a step closer Monday to protecting western Joshua trees as they face possible extinction from climate change.

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Whale sharks: Atomic tests solve age puzzle of world's largest fish 6.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Data from Cold War nuclear bomb tests help scientists accurately age whale sharks for the first time.
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Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists 1.4.2020 BBC: Science
Researchers say there are good reasons to be optimistic about the future of our oceans.
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We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism 21.3.2020 Truthout.com
We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Upgrade for popular UK nature sanctuary 17.3.2020 BBC: Science
Climate change: It's Back to Nature on Britain's holiday coast
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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Climate change: Will planting millions of trees really save the planet? 14.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
From Greta Thunberg to oil firms, people are pushing for more trees to be planted - but why?
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Can Finland's Saimaa seals survive climate change? 11.3.2020 BBC: Science
This breed of seal is facing extinction but conservationists in Finland are trying to save it.
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Urban pollinators make beeline for native violet blooms 10.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Polish researchers find violet coloured native flowers are favoured by urban-dwelling bumblebees.
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