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Venezuela is Protecting Biodiversity « Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the U.S.

Venezuela is Protecting Biodiversity « Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the U.S. | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Venezuela’s National Director of Biological Diversity, Jesús Manzanillo, said yesterday that the country’s strategic conservation plan is paying special... (RT @oce_enviro: #Venezuela is protecting biodiversity.

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What really wiped out the Woolly Mammoth?

What really wiped out the Woolly Mammoth? | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The list of species wiped out by humanity is long. However, it was abrupt climate change, not human hunters, that killed the woolly mammoth.
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Butterflies Forty Million Years Before Butterflies

Butterflies Forty Million Years Before Butterflies | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
There’s a group of fossils insects that look really quite a lot like butterflies. They had broad wings with scales and pigmented eyespots. Their mouthparts were long probing straws. They likely fed…
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Only Known Jaguar in U.S. Filmed in Rare Video

Only Known Jaguar in U.S. Filmed in Rare Video | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Conservationists filmed El Jefe—which means “the boss” in Spanish—roaming Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains.
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Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved - BBC News

Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved - BBC News | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A decades-long mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved, scientists say.
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Once Thought Extinct, 'Lost' Group of Lions Discovered in Africa

Once Thought Extinct, 'Lost' Group of Lions Discovered in Africa | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Scientists on an expedition found lions living in a remote corner of Ethiopia and Sudan, raising hopes for the embattled species.
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Famous Giant Turtle Dies—Only Three Left on Earth

Famous Giant Turtle Dies—Only Three Left on Earth | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The death of Cu Rua, long revered in Vietnam, brings the critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle one step closer to extinction.
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Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Swordfish Up Close

Picture of the Day: Just a Baby Swordfish Up Close | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
In case you've never seen what a baby swordfish looks like
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'Behemoth' new species of daddy longlegs discovered in Oregon mountains

'Behemoth' new species of daddy longlegs discovered in Oregon mountains | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The surprising find shows just how much there is to learn about the biodiversity of southern Oregon's mountainous region.
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Pictures reveal hidden underwater world around Scotland’s remotest islands

Pictures reveal hidden underwater world around Scotland’s remotest islands | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Natural Heritage and Heriot-Watt University examined the sites in St Kilda and North Rona off the Outer Hebrides last year.
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Ocean fish around the globe tainted with toxic chemicals, new study shows

Ocean fish around the globe tainted with toxic chemicals, new study shows | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A new study published by University of California researchers illustrates how widespread toxic contamination in marine fish has become over the last 30 years.
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This lobster looks like Moon Mist ice cream

This lobster looks like Moon Mist ice cream | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Fishermen off the coast of Nova Scotia have been hauling up strange-coloured lobsters for years, but a rainbow lobster caught just before Christmas may top them all.
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Fifth dead whale found on English beach

Fifth dead whale found on English beach | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Experts investigate possible causes of worst stranding on the English coast since records began in 1913, while people flock to sites to take photos
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Exclusive: Hard Data Reveal Scale of America’s Trophy-Hunting Habit

Exclusive: Hard Data Reveal Scale of America’s Trophy-Hunting Habit | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A new analysis from the Humane Society finds American hunters import more than 126,000 animal trophies a year.
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This Talking Bird Is Disappearing From the Wild

This Talking Bird Is Disappearing From the Wild | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Why is the beloved African Grey Parrot almost gone from the forests of West and central Africa?
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British homeowners unite to create hedgehog highways

British homeowners unite to create hedgehog highways | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Finally, a wildlife conservation campaign that Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle can get behind.
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18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species

18 strange and beautiful hummingbird species | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
These "flying jewels" are fascinating to watch. Here are some of our favorite unusual and beautiful hummingbirds.
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Nature Blows My Mind! Otherworldly photographs of rare fungi (Video)

Nature Blows My Mind! Otherworldly photographs of rare fungi (Video) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
These striking images show the mysterious world of exotic mushrooms, up close.
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Meet the wild ponies of Grayson Highlands State Park

Meet the wild ponies of Grayson Highlands State Park | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
These carefree equines are the descendants of 50 Assateague ponies that were released into the area in 1975 to control brush growth..
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Great Bear Rainforest now 85 percent protected from logging

Great Bear Rainforest now 85 percent protected from logging | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Home of the famous spirit bear is the subject of a landmark deal to protect wilderness from commercial interests.
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Sperm whales can remember their friends over many years

Sperm whales can remember their friends over many years | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The longest study of sperm whales to date suggests they never forget a friend
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Scientists want to name this unbelievably cute octopus "Adorabilis"

Scientists want to name this unbelievably cute octopus "Adorabilis" | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Nicknamed the flapjack octopus, these fragile deep sea creatures are just seven inches wide and parachute through the water with webbed tentacles.
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Seagrass Genome Sequence Lends Insights to Salt Tolerance - DOE Joint Genome Institute

Seagrass Genome Sequence Lends Insights to Salt Tolerance - DOE Joint Genome Institute | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Published January 27, 2016 in the journal Nature, a European team including researchers from the DOE Joint Genome Institute, sequenced a seagrass genome: that of the eelgrass Zostera marina.
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Un ourson polaire s’accroche à sa mère pour se promener « avec style » | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Un ourson polaire s’accroche à sa mère pour se promener « avec style »  | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La photographe professionnelle Daisy Gilardini a attendu plus de 117 heures afin de prendre en photo un moment unique entre une mère ourse polaire et son petit, à proximité de Churchill, dans le nord du Manitoba.
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Dan Flores will talk about the disappearance of animals on the Great Plains

Dan Flores will talk about the disappearance of animals on the Great Plains | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
ELKO – Historian and natural ecologist Dan Flores will speak about the Great Plains and the loss of its wildlife during his keynote address at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
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