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Turtles part of the attraction at Park Hyatt | HotelierMiddleEast.com

Turtles part of the attraction at Park Hyatt | HotelierMiddleEast.com | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Guests get close to endangered species nesting on Saadiyat beach (Turtles part of the attraction at Park Hyatt: Guests get close to endangered species nesting on Saadiyat beach http://t.co/kqKw8orhrV)...
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Les grandes chaînes d'hôtels commencent à utiliser les espèces menacées pour leur marketing.
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Divers Search for Tiny Animals in Iceland’s Fissures

Divers Search for Tiny Animals in Iceland’s Fissures | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
“The reason I wanted to learn to dive, " says National Geogrphic grantee Jónína Ólafsdóttir, "was because I wanted to see different areas and species that you
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Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection bans term ‘climate change’

Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection bans term ‘climate change’ | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
How exactly is the state agency charged with environmental protection in Florida to combat climate change, if they can't use the term?
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Watch Incredibly Rare White Monkeys Ghost Through a Forest

Watch Incredibly Rare White Monkeys Ghost Through a Forest | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
In addition to these spider monkeys, the world of unusually white animals includes lions, bears and squirrels.
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Zombie Worms Chewed Their Way Through Prehistoric Marine Reptile Bones

Zombie Worms Chewed Their Way Through Prehistoric Marine Reptile Bones | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A type of bone-gobbling worm that currently spends its days chomping through the skeletons of dead whales has actually been around for at least 100 million years, some 50 million years longer than originally believed, a new study has found. According to the research, these tiny, thread-like worms used to dine on prehistoric marine reptiles, such as plesiosaurs, and thus may have also left a dent in the fossil record.
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Dans mille ans, à quoi ressemblera la carte de l’Afrique ?

Dans mille ans, à quoi ressemblera la carte de l’Afrique ? | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Un continent amaigri et beaucoup plus sec, voici ce qui attend l’Afrique dans mille ans, selon un rapport du Programme des Nations unies pour l’environnement.
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Un gros chantier stoppé pour sauver une colonie de hérissons

Un gros chantier stoppé pour sauver une colonie de hérissons | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La construction de 81 logements prévue à Ivry-sur-Seine a été repoussée d’un mois pour permettre d’évacuer les hérissons occupant les lieux. Une association recrute des bénévoles pour ramasser ces petits animaux.
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17 surprisingly real animals

17 surprisingly real animals | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
No, we aren't playing tricks on you — these animals exist.

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Colorful New ‘Dwarf Dragons’ Found in South America

Colorful New ‘Dwarf Dragons’ Found in South America | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The newfound wood lizards live in Ecuador and Peru—and chances are, there are more yet to be discovered, scientists say.

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200 years ago Mount Tambora erupted. What happened next changed the world

200 years ago Mount Tambora erupted. What happened next changed the world | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Just a 3-degree change in temperature caused crop failure, starvation, riots, mass migration and a whole lot of pain.

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Tower of Refuge is a self-operating Noah’s Ark that fights extinction

Tower of Refuge is a self-operating Noah’s Ark that fights extinction | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Tower of Refuge is a futuristic skyscraper designed to become a kind of Noah's Ark that would help maintain species diversity.

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Largest Rhino Airlift Ever to Move 100 At-Risk Animals

Largest Rhino Airlift Ever to Move 100 At-Risk Animals | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Rhinos Without Borders project is transferring animals from South Africa to safer parks in Botswana.

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Scientists discover microorganism that hasn’t evolved for over 2 billion years

Scientists discover microorganism that hasn’t evolved for over 2 billion years | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists has discovered a microorganism that has remained unchanged for over 2 billion years.

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First Global Review of Arctic Marine Mammals Reveals Uncertain Future

First Global Review of Arctic Marine Mammals Reveals Uncertain Future | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Despite Arctic marine mammals being icons of climate change, little is known about their populations across the Arctic. In a first ever global review of Arctic marine mammals, published last week i...

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Apple buys a forest the size of San Francisco for conservation, will build 2 new solar farms

Apple buys a forest the size of San Francisco for conservation, will build 2 new solar farms | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The fruit company keeps taking steps in the right direction. Hopefully other big corporations follow in their footsteps.
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Three-Eyed Fish Caught Near Argentinian Nuclear Power Plant

Three-Eyed Fish Caught Near Argentinian Nuclear Power Plant | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A three-eyed fish has been caught near a nuclear power plant in Argentina - just like Blinky, the three-eyed fish in The Simpsons.
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Guerres d'eau à l'horizon | ICI Explora

Guerres d'eau à l'horizon | ICI Explora | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
BLOGUE - Environnement - Pendant que les Nations Unies annonçaient qu’il pourrait y avoir de sérieuses pénuries d’eau dans certaines régions du monde d’ici 15 ans à peine, une de ces régions s’avérait être... la Californie. Où, à défaut d’eau, le gouvernement faisait pleuvoir de l’argent.
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Elephant mother and calf reunite after 3 years apart

Elephant mother and calf reunite after 3 years apart | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A new video captures the heartfelt reunion between a mother elephant and her daughter at Thailand's Elephant Nature Park.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The countries with the most threatened mammals in the world

INFOGRAPHIC: The countries with the most threatened mammals in the world | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Many of the world's most magnificent animals are quietly slipping away - in some countries more than others.
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8 Ways that you can help save monarch butterflies

8 Ways that you can help save monarch butterflies | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Monarch butterflies are facing extinction, but Greenpeace has put together this list of 8 ways everyone can save them from disappearing forever.
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Polar Bear Tragically Starves to Death Because of Global Warming

Polar Bear Tragically Starves to Death Because of Global Warming | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This is a travesty. Researchers discover a polar bear starved to death because of global warming melting all the ice polar bears need to hunt with.

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Tiny Inuit community fights to protect narwhals from seismic testing

Tiny Inuit community fights to protect narwhals from seismic testing | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The community of Clyde River is fighting to protect marine mammals from oil exploration in Baffin Bay, Canada.

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Conservationists Plan To Airlift 100 Rhinos To Save Them From Poaching

Conservationists Plan To Airlift 100 Rhinos To Save Them From Poaching | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
In a bid to save them from the ongoing poaching crisis, conservationists have embarked on a monstrous but admirable project that aims to relocate at least 100 rhinos from zones with the highest poaching rates in South Africa to the lowest poaching areas in the whole of Africa, Botswana. The nonprofit organization behind the mission, Rhinos Without Borders, hopes that this bold move will not only shield the vulnerable animals from poaching, but will help seed new populations in the wild.

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Meet The World’s Most-Traded, Least-Known Mammal

Meet The World’s Most-Traded, Least-Known Mammal | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This animal is poached 82 times more than rhinos and a whopping 1,000 times more than tigers, but do you have any idea what it is? 

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#Néoplanète : Quelle époque éthique ! Les arbres, ça nous branche ! - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

#Néoplanète : Quelle époque éthique ! Les arbres, ça nous branche ! - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Dans nos sociétés qui se coupent de la nature, les arbres, ça nous branche de plus en plus. Car si cela nous semble insolite aujourd’hui, nos druides savaient depuis longtemps que les arbres font du bien aux hommes…

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The Grand Canyon is under attack (from humans)

The Grand Canyon is under attack (from humans) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Plans for 2 mega developments and a uranium mine around the iconic site have critics crying foul.

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