User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
Last updated: May 24 2016 15:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why this leopard is so exciting 24.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Scientists believe the snow leopard may be back from the brink of extinction -- at least in one part of the world.
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Smugglers move fish bladders 23.5.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Jonathan Garcia Pereda snapped a photo, the contraband glowing white in his smartphone. Mexican federal police had stopped a 28-year-old man from San Felipe at a checkpoint, discovering black plastic bags balled up in the tires. It appeared to be another familiar bust to the Mexican police, until they cut open the bags.
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Another sign of climate change: Grizzlies and polar bears are mating 23.5.2016 Washington Post
The hybrid offspring — known as "pizzlies" or "grolars" — are becoming more common as the Arctic ice melts.
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Meet some amazing animals and plants that are new to science 23.5.2016 LA Times: Science
Life on Earth can be found in the most surprising places, from the deep sea to pitch-black caves to just off the main road of a Gabonese National Park. Each year, about 18,000 species are discovered and described by scientists in thousands of academic publications, where regular folks may never...
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Ocean's 'canaries' highlight threat to world's ecosystems 22.5.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Washington D.C, May 22 : A new study has shown that fifty-nine finfish species have 'disappeared' from fishermen's catches in the world's most species rich and vulnerable marine region, new research has shown.
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Feeding monkeys may harm their health 22.5.2016 New Kerala: Health News
London, May 22 : Feeding wild monkeys can pose a risk to their health as it makes them larger in size, more susceptible to disease, and more stressed, warns new research.
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Iowa zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall 22.5.2016 AP National
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros....
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Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging 21.5.2016 AP Business
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old....
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Fate of primeval forest in balance as Poland plans logging 21.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam beneath towering oak trees up to 600 years old. Conservationists believe the fate of the Bialowieza Forest, which straddles Poland and […]
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Saving devils, in a single disease-free corner of Tasmania 21.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TASMAN PENINSULA, Australia (AP) — Drive over one narrow isthmus in Tasmania, and then another, and you’ll reach the last place on Earth where wild Tasmanian devils live apart from a contagious cancer that threatens the fearsome marsupials’ existence. Conservationists are doing everything they can to keep it that way. Devil-proof barriers, flashing roadside alarms […]
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Saving devils, in a single disease-free corner of Tasmania 21.5.2016 Washington Post: World
Drive over one narrow isthmus in Tasmania, and then another, and you’ll reach the last place on Earth where wild Tasmanian devils live apart from a contagious cancer that threatens the fearsome marsupials’ existence. Conservationists are doing everything they can to keep it that way.
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Saving devils, in a single disease-free corner of Tasmania 21.5.2016 AP Top News
TASMAN PENINSULA, Australia (AP) -- Drive over one narrow isthmus in Tasmania, and then another, and you'll reach the last place on Earth where wild Tasmanian devils live apart from a contagious cancer that threatens the fearsome marsupials' existence. Conservationists are doing everything they can to keep it that way....
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UN: Growing environmental threat from animal-to-man diseases 21.5.2016 Washington Post: World
A new U.N. report identifies some of the most worrying environmental threats facing the world today.
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UN: Growing environmental threat from animal-to-man diseases 21.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report identifies some of the most worrying environmental threats facing the world today. Those threats range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures. The U.N. Environment Agency […]
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Earth's health declining 'faster than thought' but action by governments can reverse trend - UN 20.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, May 20(Just Earth News): The environment is deteriorating faster than previously thought, making it imperative that governments act now to reverse the worst trends, says the most authoritative study the United Nations has ever published on the state of the planet's health.
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Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it’s possible 20.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and it's possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there.
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The Essential Guide to Not Ruining a National Park for Everyone 19.5.2016 Wired Top Stories
The Essential Guide to Not Ruining a National Park for Everyone
Here's what to do and what not to do the next time you visit Acadia, Yellowstone, or any of the country's parks and monuments in between. The post The Essential Guide to Not Ruining a National Park for Everyone appeared first on WIRED.
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Concern over birds delays decision on official Orange County dog beach 19.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A supervisors vote on establishing the first legal dog beach on Orange County land has been halted indefinitely over concerns that having unleashed canines in the area could harm two at-risk bird species.

The Board of Supervisors recently delayed voting on the second reading of an ordinance that...

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Mariah Carey, James Packer might sign pre-nuptial agreement 18.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
Los Angeles, May 18 : Singer Mariah Carey has set the record straight on rumours circulating around her upcoming wedding to billionaire fiance James Packer, hinting that there might be a pre-nuptial agreement between the two.
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'Finding Nemo' wasn't so entertaining for real clownfish. Now conservationists worry about 'Finding Dory'. 18.5.2016 Washington Post
'Finding Nemo' wasn't so entertaining for real clownfish. Now conservationists worry about 'Finding Dory'.
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