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Endangered species talk in Farmington draws big crowd - Foster's Daily Democrat

Endangered species talk in Farmington draws big crowd - Foster's Daily Democrat | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Endangered species talk in Farmington draws big crowd Foster's Daily Democrat The Karner blue butterfly, or Lycaeides melissa samuelis to give its Sunday name, is a federally endangered species that is now found in portions of New Hampshire, New...

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Le papillon 'Karner Blue' a été réintroduit au New Hampshire après y avoir été complètement absent.

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World’s first warm-blooded fish is faster and smarter than its cold-blooded cousins

World’s first warm-blooded fish is faster and smarter than its cold-blooded cousins | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The NOAA discovery of a warm-blooded fish turns everything we know about fish on its head.
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How Drones Are Affecting Wildlife in Surprising Ways

How Drones Are Affecting Wildlife in Surprising Ways | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A recent study showing that black bear heart rates soar at the sight of a drone has some experts concerned.
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Lonely Male Rhino, Last in U.S., Seeks Mate. Will Relocate

Lonely Male Rhino, Last in U.S., Seeks Mate. Will Relocate | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The Cincinnati Zoo will send an ultra-rare Sumatran rhino back to Indonesia in search of a partner. The species is hanging by a thread.
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400-Year-Old Arctic Plants Frozen by Glaciers Come Back From the Dead

400-Year-Old Arctic Plants Frozen by Glaciers Come Back From the Dead | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered that plants that have been covered by ice for 400 years have come back from the dead where glaciers have retreated!
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A Man in a Bear Costume Is Harassing Bears in Alaska

A Man in a Bear Costume Is Harassing Bears in Alaska | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Nobody is quite sure what he was trying to accomplish.
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8 incredible animals being hunted into extinction

8 incredible animals being hunted into extinction | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Along with habitat destruction, hunting and the wildlife trade could put an end to the existence of these great creatures.
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L'appel de la Terre - La planète vit au-dessus de ses moyens écologiques

L'appel de la Terre - La planète vit au-dessus de ses moyens écologiques | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La vitesse à laquelle l'humanité dilapide le capital écologique de la planète n'a cessé d'augmenter, ces dernières années. Aujourd'hui, l'homme est en mesure de faire basculer le destin de la Terre vers la catastrophe.
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Adorable New Species Of Peacock Spider Discovered

Adorable New Species Of Peacock Spider Discovered | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Peacock spiders may be deservedly renowned for their flashy flaps that can make any lady weak at her eight knees, but this newly discovered species is showing us you don’t have to be bold to be beautiful.
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Marine Ecosystem Assessment of California's Channel Islands

Marine Ecosystem Assessment of California's Channel Islands | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Detailed marine ecosystem assessment of California’s Channel Islands to contribute to the conservation of this unique environment.
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Only four Northern White Rhinos remain on the planet

Only four Northern White Rhinos remain on the planet | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Northern White Rhinos face near certain extinction following the death of 31-year-old Nabire at a Czech Zoo. There are only four remaining members of the subspecies on earth, and chances of reproduction are incredibly slim.
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How much coral reef does the world have? A global perspective needed

How much coral reef does the world have? A global perspective needed | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Coral reefs are struggling in many areas of the world due to overfishing, pollution, climate change, and other stressors. Despite the best efforts of scientists and conservation practitioners worldwide to assess and quantify these declines, how the total amount of coral reef area, or 'reef structure', is changing remains unknown.
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Meet the First New Canine Found in 150 Years

Meet the First New Canine Found in 150 Years | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Golden jackals of Africa and Eurasia are actually two distantly related species—and one is a new species of wolf, a new study shows.
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A Fossil Snake With Four Legs – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science

A Fossil Snake With Four Legs – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Snakes can famously disarticulate their jaws, and open their mouths to extreme widths. David Martill from the University of Portsmouth did his best impression of this trick while walking through th...
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Comeback of the century: The California sea otter's return from the brink of extinction

Comeback of the century: The California sea otter's return from the brink of extinction | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
How California sea otters came back from the brink of extinction to save their environment.
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Hunters Accidentally Shoot Four Critically Endangered Birds in New Zealand

Hunters Accidentally Shoot Four Critically Endangered Birds in New Zealand | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The species was thought to have gone extinct in 1898, but a tiny population was rediscovered fifty years later on the South Island of New Zealand. A large, flightless bird with a beautiful blue-green iridescent plumage and bright red beak, the takahē today only numbers around 70 in the wild and is considered critically endangered.
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Vivid ocean animals come alive in eerie new video

Vivid ocean animals come alive in eerie new video | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A cinematic new video captures the wild colors and subtle movements of sea stars, corals, clams and alien-eye zoas.
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Increased demand for lion bones threatens endangered species more than ever

Increased demand for lion bones threatens endangered species more than ever | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A new report shows that more lions are being hunted for their bones, which are increasingly used in place of tiger bones in Chinese traditional medicine. With lion population already low in Africa, this increased demand could spell disaster.
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Fishy Parents Rejoice: Grades Rise, Few Fails on Caribbean’s Original Coral Reef Report Card

Fishy Parents Rejoice: Grades Rise, Few Fails on Caribbean’s Original Coral Reef Report Card | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A report card from iLCP Partner Healthy Reefs for Healthy People, for the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere - the Mesoamerican reef flanking the
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A huge, toxic algae bloom is basically eating the West Coast alive

A huge, toxic algae bloom is basically eating the West Coast alive | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
That toxic algae bloom off the West Coast is bigger and badder than we thought -- and its messing with your seafood.
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16 baleines-pilotes s'échouent en Nouvelle-Écosse | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

16 baleines-pilotes s'échouent en Nouvelle-Écosse | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Des baleines-pilotes se sont échouées sur les rives rocheuses de Judique au Cap-Breton mardi matin. Au total, six baleines sont mortes et dix ont été sauvées.
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68 garden pesticides to avoid in order to help the bees

68 garden pesticides to avoid in order to help the bees | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
These insect-killing chemicals spell doom for important pollinators.
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Cave Art May Show What Happened to Giant Lemurs

Cave Art May Show What Happened to Giant Lemurs | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Ghostly figures in charcoal appear to show a now extinct primate from Madagascar succumbing to a human hunter.
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14 amazing camouflaged animals

14 amazing camouflaged animals | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
These animals have spent millions of years fine-tuning their fur, skin and scales just so predators -- including people -- can't find them. See if you can outsm
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Poachers are Destroying California’s Giant Redwood Trees

Poachers are Destroying California’s Giant Redwood Trees | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Poachers are threatening California's redwood trees by removing burls and bunions from the trees to sell on the market.
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Newly discovered underwater volcanic range is teeming with bizarre, tiny fanged fish

Newly discovered underwater volcanic range is teeming with bizarre, tiny fanged fish | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The surprising discoveries were made by a CSIRO research team conducting routine surveys off the Australian coast.
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