User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
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Fantastic beasts in the real world and where to find them 26.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
London's Natural History Museum is set to stage one of the most ambitious exhibitions in its history.
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Griffith Park gondola proposal sparks opposition from area residents and environmentalists 23.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

A proposal to build a 2.5-mile gondola transport to Griffith Park is generating heated opposition from area residents and environmentalists

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Illinois launches statewide plan to boost monarch butterfly population: ‘If enough people get on board, we can turn this thing around’ 23.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
In a 2014 petition to list the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act, the number of monarchs was estimated at 35 million, down from 1 billion butterflies east of the Rockies less than 20 years earlier.
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Rescued endangered Loa water frogs have 200 offspring 22.10.2020 BBC: World
The water frogs had been rescued from a stream that was drying up and were airlifted to Santiago zoo.
Op-Ed: Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court could shred environmental protections 22.10.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It was disturbing to hear her describe climate change as 'a very contentious matter of public debate' rather than as scientifically established fact.

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Column: Is Trump the worst president ever? He's got some competition 20.10.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Is killing thousands of Native Americans worse than denying the existential dangers of climate change?

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Eating jellyfish: Why scientists are talking up a 'perfect food' 20.10.2020 BBC: Science
Amid fresh concern about overfishing, scientists say eating more jellyfish may give us benefits.
Hedgehog road deaths in UK 'as high as 335,000' 18.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Three times as many are dying than in 2016, a Nottingham Trent University study estimates.
Pakistan stops bid to smuggle endangered falcons 17.10.2020 BBC: World
The falcons are on the endangered species list and are said to be worth almost £1m.
Conservation: Bridge of hope for world's rarest primate 15.10.2020 BBC: Science
An artificial rope bridge across a divided forest could help save the ape, a type of gibbon, from extinction.
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Imperiled desert tortoises join California's 'endangered' list... at least for now 15.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

California has granted temporary endangered species status to the Mojave desert tortoise while it considers the reptile for permanent listing.

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Bobcat fire aftermath threatens endangered species in San Gabriel Mountains 14.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

After the Bobcat fire, rangers and biologists consider rescue operations for protected species in the San Gabriel Mountains.

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Covid: Why bats are not to blame, say scientists 13.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Bats have been scapegoated by humans for centuries, with Covid only the latest example, say scientists.
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'Real and imminent' extinction risk to whales 10.10.2020 BBC: Science
A letter signed by hundreds of scientists calls for global action to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises.
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Bearded vulture: Crowds flock to see rare bird over Lincolnshire fens 8.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
The rare raptor, seen only a handful of times in the UK, was spotted at Moulton West Fen earlier.
Steelhead trout in the L.A. River? These experts envision a fish passage through downtown 5.10.2020 LA Times: Environment

Biologists and engineers are hoping to bring steelhead trout back to the concrete confines of the Los Angeles River.

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Fish Species Communicate With One Another in Coral Reefs. Can They Save These Threatened Ecosystems? 4.10.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Among the many egregious scientific inaccuracies in Finding Nemo—fish can talk, sharks form support groups, turtles wax their shells—perhaps none is more glaring than the conceit of fish maintaining friendships. As many a marine biologist has noted, fish aren’t in it […]
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Extinction crisis: World leaders say it is time to act 30.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
As world leaders line up to address the UN biodiversity summit, experts say our future is at stake.
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Sir David Attenborough warns world leaders over extinction crisis 28.9.2020 BBC: Science
The naturalist uses a UN event to call on world leaders to do more to protect nature.
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They’re not otters, but endangered mussels in Illinois play a crucial role as environmental sentinels. ‘They all have a story to tell.’ 25.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Workers from the Shedd Aquarium and Cook County Forest Preserves spent a few days this week searching Poplar Creek and tagging more than 100 freshwater mussels, a group researchers say is among the most endangered in the world.
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