User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Species Loss
Last updated: Jun 21 2019 02:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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See a turtle on the road? Help it live another day 21.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
June is nesting season for turtles, and females are looking for a place to lay their eggs. But roads can be a deadly hazard.
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How do species adapt as climate shifts habitats? 20.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Elizabeth Crone, a biology professor at Tufts University, explains on this edition of Climate Cast.
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More bad buzz for bees: Record numbers of honey bee colonies died last winter 20.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An annual survey of beekeepers shows the rate of colony death last winter was the highest reported since the survey began thirteen years ago.
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Endangered toads bred at Como Zoo released in Wyoming 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Wyoming toad is one of the rarest toads in the world. It has been the focus of a nationwide breeding program -- including at the Como Zoo in St. Paul. It's one of just a handful of other breeding facilities.
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Sea Otters 'At Risk' From Low Genetic Diversity: 'This Is a Warning Sign, a Red Flag' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea otter populations crashed during the fur trade, with as few as 1,000 remaining worldwide.
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Climate Change: Why are thousands of species facing extinction? 17.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Earth's biodiversity is decreasing at a faster rate than ever before. Why is this happening?
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To save Klamath River salmon, shut down the hatcheries 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 2021, four large dams on the Klamath River are due to be demolished, in part to revive the river and Klamath Basin salmon. But unless salmon hatchery operations are discontinued soon afterward on the river, the effort will founder. Allowing hatchery salmon to mix with struggling native salmon...

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Bermuda land snail: An animal 'back from the dead' 13.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A remarkable story of how a snail was rescued from the edge of extinction and returned to the wild.
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Nearly 600 Plant Species Have Gone Extinct in Last 250 Years—More Than Twice the Number of Birds, Mammals and Amphibians Combined 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Plant extinctions endanger other organisms, ecosystems and the ability of humans to survive on our planet.
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Plant extinction 'bad news for all species' 11.6.2019 BBC: Science
Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a new study.
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Hitting Paris climate goals would save 759 lives in L.A. during huge heat wave, study finds 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

For decades, climate scientists have been designing models to predict global warming’s long-term ecological effects: sea level rise, coral bleaching, extinctions of entire species.

Researchers have now taken a step that hits closer to home, characterizing for the first time how various climate...

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The 'Great Dying' nearly erased life on Earth. Scientists see similarities to today 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was the biggest extinction in Earth's history. A new Smithsonian exhibit notes that some of the same things that killed over 90 percent of ocean species 250 million years ago are happening now.
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'Fear' of killer shrimp may threaten rivers 4.6.2019 BBC: Science
An invasive "killer shrimp" that has reached UK rivers could be altering the behaviour of other species.
Killing wolves was supposed to solve a problem but created issue with coyotes 4.6.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
On a cold, miserable morning in May, Stan Gehrt trod across an open field as wind and rain blew in his face. He was leading a team of wildlife biologists on a mission to find an animal with a gift for not being seen.
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8 Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries to Kick Off Your Summer 3.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Another Memorial Day, another Mountainfilm Festival. Since 1979, outdoor enthusiasts and environmental activists alike have flocked to the mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, to watch the drama of the natural world unfold on the big screen. Grist, the media sponsor of this […]
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Stinking rich? Malaysia aims to cash in on China's durian craze 3.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A single durian can fetch $100 in China, where appetite for the spiky, pungent fruit is booming. Now Malaysia wants to make durian a leading export, and the rush to plant and invest is on.
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Meet the rusty patched bumblebee, Minnesota's new bee ambassador 31.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The state legislature anointed the endangered rusty patched bumblebee as Minnesota's state bee — and researchers say regular citizens can help save them.
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies 28.5.2019 BBC: Science
The future of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino has been struck a blow, with the death of Malaysia's last male.
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World's Largest Animals Are Dying Out, Leading to 'Downsizing' of Nature 23.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers predict that the average total body mass of mammals will drop by 25 percent over the next century.
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