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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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Canada just saved one of Earth's last temperate rainforests

Canada just saved one of Earth's last temperate rainforests | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The Canadian government just moved to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, banning logging across 9.1 million acres of land.
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25 photos to get you pumped for the Great Backyard Bird Count

25 photos to get you pumped for the Great Backyard Bird Count | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Keep an eye out for these colorful, charismatic and (in some cases) rare birds.
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Where have all the ladybugs gone?

Where have all the ladybugs gone? | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Native ladybugs are disappearing, and it could mean bad things for our crops, but there are ways you can help.
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The Biggest Giraffe of All Time

The Biggest Giraffe of All Time | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This fossil giraffe was said to be as big as an elephant, but a new study says otherwise.
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How Humans Are Causing Lethal Tumors on Endangered Sea Turtles

How Humans Are Causing Lethal Tumors on Endangered Sea Turtles | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A team of scientists from Duke University, the University of Hawaii and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have discovered that pollution around the Hawaiian islands is causing lethal tumors on the endangered sea turtle population.
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Les morts de mères et de bébés bélugas sont de plus en plus inquiétantes | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Les morts de mères et de bébés bélugas sont de plus en plus inquiétantes | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Le bilan 2015 des décès de bélugas du Saint-Laurent, obtenu par Radio-Canada, préoccupe les chercheurs et le gouvernement fédéral. La majorité des carcasses retrouvées sont des femelles qui étaient en couches et des nouveau-nés. Une tendance qui se poursuit depuis plusieurs années, mais dont les causes demeurent nébuleuses.
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La punaise de lit décryptée | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

La punaise de lit décryptée | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Le génome de la punaise de lit commune (Cimex lectularius) a été séquencé par une équipe de généticiens américains.
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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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Say hello to these 3 new national monuments

Say hello to these 3 new national monuments | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
President Obama acts unilaterally to protect 1.8 million acres of vital habitat and natural history in California
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The world's 10 oldest living trees

The world's 10 oldest living trees | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
There are colonies of clonal trees that have lived for tens of thousands of years, but there's something majestic about a single tree able to stand on its own f
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Des poissons intoxiqués au pétrole

Des poissons intoxiqués au pétrole | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Le déversement de pétrole survenu dans la rivière Chaudière lors de la tragédie de Lac-Mégantic a eu des impacts majeurs et inédits sur la faune aquatique. Les scientifiques ont constaté de sérieuses anomalies, dont des déformations et des lésions, chez presque toutes les espèces de poissons.
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Explore the neon world of nudibranchs (Photos)

Explore the neon world of nudibranchs (Photos) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
If you think hummingbirds and butterflies are beautiful, then prepare to be amazed at this underwater fashion show.
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Baba the lobster with three claws - BBC News

Baba the lobster with three claws - BBC News | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Lobster fisherman Barry Sullivan found a lobster with three claws when checking his traps.
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WATCH: Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squish

WATCH: Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squish | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
There’s no stopping them: Cockroaches can scamper through tight spaces with the greatest of ease.
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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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