User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Species Loss
Last updated: Apr 06 2020 07:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coronavirus: Putting the spotlight on the global wildlife trade 6.4.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Conservation experts say the pandemic is a watershed moment for curbing global wildlife trade.
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Op-Ed: COVID-19 shows that what we're doing to animals is killing us, too 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pandemics will become ever more common because of our use of animals and the destruction of their habitats.

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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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Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction 28.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.
Coronavirus: Calls to protect great apes from threat of infection 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
The possibility of infection in great apes like gorillas warrants the utmost caution, say experts.
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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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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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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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Global rescue plan for nature 'overlooks genetic diversity' 6.3.2020 BBC: Science
A new 10-year strategy to halt extinction must protect the gene pools of all life on earth, say experts.
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Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net' 5.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A study has called into question the measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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The Disappearing Songs of Hawaii’s Endangered Native Birds 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sounds of Kauai’s forests are changing. Thirty years ago, David Kuhn could hear a dawn chorus and identify the many different birds that lived on the Hawaiian island. But more recently, Kuhn, a wildlife recordist based on […]
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Trump Has Been Very Bad for Vulnerable Animals. The Administration May Finally Have to Change Its Behavior. 28.2.2020 Mother Jones
In the past three years, the Trump administration has targeted rules and regulations critical for wildlife survival from every angle: It has stripped long-standing protections and instituted new hoops to jump through in the name of economic growth. It has made it easier for polluters to dump pesticides in lakes and rivers. It has opened public lands for […]
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Red pandas are two species, not one 27.2.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The discovery comes from new research that could boost conservation plans.
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Australia fires were far worse than any prediction 24.2.2020 BBC: Science
The 'breathtaking scale' of the Australian bushfires were way beyond anything climate science predicted, say scientists.
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Extinction: Meet the new poster animals of conservation 24.2.2020 BBC: Science
Scientists say charismatic but lesser-known "flagship species" are key to raising money for conservation.
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Environmental groups want cows corralled to protect jumping-mouse habitat 23.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Federal authorities are accused of failing to keep livestock out of Arizona wetlands, damaging a rare-mouse species habitat.

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Report: Minnesota paying out 135K annually due to wolf kills 22.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the last decade, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has paid out an average of $135,000 on about 110 wolf depredation claims each year.
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Hiltzik: Trump gives politically connected farmers more water, at expense of everyone else 21.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Trump's water giveaway to his rich backers will parch the rest of the state.

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