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Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
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US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9...
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Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday.
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Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal pangolin trade with Asia 19.9.2019 Reuters: World News
In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines.
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Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation 14.9.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, a phenomenon they suspect is driven by warming seas, federal officials said on Thursday.
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Rare black rhinos relocated to Tanzania in Serengeti repopulation plan 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Tanzania has flown in nine black rhinos to its Serengeti national park from South Africa as part of efforts to restore its population of the critically endangered species.
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Jana Sena's Pawan Kalyan Opposes Uranium Mining In Telangana 10.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Actor and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan has lent his support to the protests against proposed uranium mining in the Nallamalla forest area in Nagarkurnool district of Telangana.
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3 Animal Species In India Extinct Due To Desertification: Researchers 8.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Three species of animals -- the Indian Cheetah, pink-headed duck, and the Great Indian Bustard -- have become extinct due to desertification in India, researchers said at the Conference of Parties to...
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Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar 7.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the whole planet.
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Moving Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta will only worsen the country’s problems 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
The relocation will increase the risk of fires in Borneo, the site of the new capital, without solving Jakarta’s environmental problems.
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Assam State Zoo plans outcrossing of Asiatic lions 4.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assam State Zoo plans outcrossing of Asiatic lions
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The great wildebeest migration under multiple threats 2.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
The great wildebeest migration under multiple threats
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition: government agency 30.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest level, which could jeopardise its World Heritage status.
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef In "Very Poor" Condition: State Agency 30.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest...
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition: agency 30.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest level, which could jeopardise its World Heritage status.
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Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing 29.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodletting of horseshoe crabs.
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'Climate change to hit 150 Himalayan fish species' 27.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
An internal study of the Wildlife Institute of India reveals climate change will adversely affect around 150 native fish species of the Himalayan states, including Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh. Scientists say “continuous stalking of natural habitat by human being” is a major factor that is adding upon the miseries of the Himalayan fishes.
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Eggs from last northern white rhinos fertilised, scientists say 26.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Seven eggs from the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilised artificially, reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals, scientists said on Monday.
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Filming Iran's Vanishing Cheetahs Comes At A Cost - Execution For Spying 26.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The nine conservationists had embarked on one of the most ambitious wildlife projects in Iran in recent years, setting camera traps in seven provinces to monitor the critically endangered Asiatic...
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Studying the wild yak droppings may help understand why woolly mammoths and woolly rhinos died out 25.8.2019 Scroll.in
The modern yak’s dietary diversity in a changing climate, as well as low densities of humans in its Himalayan home, may have helped it survive.
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CITES puts teeth into regulating trade in sharks 25.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Countries at a meeting on the global wildlife trade agreed on Sunday to strengthen protections for 18 threatened species of sharks and rays, including those whose fins are prized for making Chinese soups.
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