User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Independent
Category: Protection :: Species Conservation
Last updated: Dec 08 2017 18:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Too late for the extinct or critically-endangered on Earth. 8.12.2017 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
IUCN must be listened to, unless you are one of those who disregards any science on the grounds that it could be fake. Acting is the opposite to disinterest, but what can we do to counter the actions of great industries or the governments of large populations of people? The answer seems bland, but it proves individuals are always important.
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Vast new ocean reserve created off coast of Mexico 7.12.2017 Planet Ark News
A chain of four volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean near Mexico, known as the Revillagigedo Archipelago, is home to a brilliantly diverse community of sea life, including dozens of fish species found nowhere else on Earth. The archipelago, which lies 390 kms south west of the Baja California peninsula, is regarded as the 'crown jewel' of Mexico and has been hailed the 'Galapagos of North America'.
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New species discovered in Malaysian rainforest during unprecedented, top-to-bottom survey 6.12.2017 Environmental News Network
California Academy of Sciences team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
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Comment period ending for sage grouse review 1.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
An Interior Department overhaul of collaborative protection plans could sacrifice birds for development.
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Threatened plants on state lands have few protections 27.11.2017 Current Issue
Politics, land ownership and imperiled plants collide in New Mexico.
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Fish and Wildlife retracts opposition to Arizona project 17.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As Trump sidelines science, the agency flips on San Pedro River development.
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Forest lives are changing, with combined human/insect threats. 13.11.2017 Earth Times
From Myanmar, through the Congo to the Atlantic forests of Brazil, we are neglecting our rainforests, but temperate forests are also suffering, often from pest influences as global warming really takes hold in certain regions. How to help prevent a treeless future - as always, take these pieces of well-informed, well-rounded and interesting advice.
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Spooky Conservation: Saving Endangered Species Over Our Dead Bodies 1.11.2017 Environmental News Network
The secret to the survival of critically endangered wildlife could lie beyond the grave, according to a University of Queensland researcher.
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Six bills that weaken species protections move in Congress 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Lawmakers shift the focus to politics, not science, as a deciding factor of designation.
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Beyond Biodiversity: A New Way of Looking at How Species Interconnect 12.10.2017 Environmental News Network
In 1966, an ecologist at the University of Washington named Robert Paine removed all the ochre starfish from a short stretch of Pacific shoreline on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The absence of the predator had a dramatic effect on its ecosystem. In less than a year, a diverse tidal environment collapsed into a monoculture of mussels because the starfish was no longer around to eat them.
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The dark side of digitally tracking endangered species 11.10.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The data could make it easier for poachers to find animals and plants that scientists are trying to protect.
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19 Western species won’t receive federal protections 9.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The animals range from minuscule Nevada mollusks to dwindling Pacific walruses.
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Trump Administration Denies Endangered Species Protection To Walruses Threatened By Climate Change 8.10.2017 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
It's a "death sentence for the walrus," a conservation group said.
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Hurricane Exposes and Washes Away Thousands of Sea Turtle Nests 5.10.2017 Environmental News Network
Hurricane Irma took a devastating toll on incubating sea turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most important loggerhead and green turtle nesting sites in the world, according to new estimates from the UCF Marine Turtle Research Group.
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Nearly 400 new species discovered in the Amazon 28.9.2017 Planet Ark News
A fiery-orange tailed monkey, a new species of pink river dolphin and a stingray resembling a cross between a pancake and honey comb are among the hundreds of new species discovered in the Amazon over the past two years.
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How satellite imagery is transforming conservation science 27.9.2017 GreenBiz.com
High-resolution earth imagery is enabling ecologists to more accurately account for wildlife populations, deforestation, illegal mining and other changes in the landscape.
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What is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service? 27.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
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The fight to save vaquitas from extinction 23.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Through a tangle of corruption and overfishing, a marine species hangs in the balance.
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In monuments report, a skewed view of protections 19.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Under the Antiquities Act, landscapes like the Grand Canyon count as ‘objects’ that can be protected.
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The end of an epic butterfly journey? 15.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As the Western monarch population declines, survivors may become stranded in a growing sea of houses and farm fields.
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