User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Apr 06 2020 19:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus 6.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The 4-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia — and six other tigers and lions that have also fallen ill — are believed to have been infected by a zoo employee who wasn't yet showing symptoms, the zoo said.
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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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10 years to save 'world’s most threatened sea turtle' 4.4.2020 BBC: Science
The critically endangered Eastern Pacific leatherback's future looks "dire," say conservationists.
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Why China's wildlife ban is not enough to stop another virus outbreak 3.4.2020 LA Times: Science

China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies are prescribed as treatment for the coronavirus.

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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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The state's new delta water rules don't end conflict with Washington 1.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

New California rules governing state water exports from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta triggered threats of lawsuits and complaints from both sides.

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Whales are dying, but numbers are unknown. Coronavirus has stalled scientific fieldwork 28.3.2020 LA Times: Science

Stay-at-home requirements have upended the field work of researchers, including that of scientists and volunteers who track migrating gray whales.

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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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Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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Natural history TV 'boosts species awareness' 20.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Programmes, such as Sir David Attenborough's, triggered a greater interest in species.
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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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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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Scientists seed local seas with imperiled fish. Can giant sea bass make a comeback? 5.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Scuba-diving biologists released nearly 200 baby giant sea bass into the murky depths of Santa Monica Bay on Wednesday, an effort to revive the endangered fish.

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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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Westlands Water District gets permanent U.S. contract for massive irrigation deliveries 29.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department on Friday awarded Westlands Water District, a former client of Secretary David Bernhardt, a permanent entitlement to roughly twice as much water as the city of Los Angeles uses in a year.

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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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Red squirrels sniff out danger better than greys 26.2.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A native predator of the red squirrel seems to be an unlikely ally in its battle with its grey rival.
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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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