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Not too late to reverse dramatic declines in biodiversity | Blue Channel 24

Not too late to reverse dramatic declines in biodiversity | Blue Channel 24 | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
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Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems. Rapid environmental changes cause mass extinctions.
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Famous Frog Toughie Dies, Sending Species to Extinction

Famous Frog Toughie Dies, Sending Species to Extinction | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The tree frog's loss warns of other extinctions, says the photographer who featured the animal in his Photo Ark project.
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Rising Tide

Our goal with our newest short film, filmed entirely on the meso-american reef around the islands of Roatan and Utila in Honduras, is to show the absolute beauty…
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Lawns are for suckers. Plant a garden — for the climate!

Lawns are for suckers. Plant a garden — for the climate! | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A new study finds home gardening could make major contributions to fighting climate change.
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Should We Be Worried About North American Moose?

Should We Be Worried About North American Moose? | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Predators and parasites have taken their toll on the iconic animal, but in many areas they are thriving.
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Romania races to save some of the last untouched forests in Europe

Romania races to save some of the last untouched forests in Europe | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Legal and illegal logging has devastated Romanian forests, forcing the government to crack down hard on offenders.
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Germany converting 62 unused military bases into nature preserves

Rare and threatened species will find reprieve in these new wilderness sanctuaries located west of the Iron Curtain.
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Swooping pharaoh eagle-owl hunts in the desert

Swooping pharaoh eagle-owl hunts in the desert | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This striking image of a pharaoh eagle-owl was captured at dawn in the United Arab Emirates by Xavier Eichaker, who had to move sharply to avoid being attacked
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12 images and facts about misunderstood bats

12 images and facts about misunderstood bats | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Celebrating bats in pictures. They get a bad rap, but bats are some of the most fascinating & ecologically indispensable animals on Earth.
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7 things Costa Rica is doing right

7 things Costa Rica is doing right | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
From their commitment to sustainability to their reputation for making a mean cup of joe, the people of Costa Rica clearly have their priorities in order.
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'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered

'Horrific' First Amphibious Centipede Discovered | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This giant, venomous creepy-crawly is as comfortable swimming and walking underwater as it is on land, in a finding that surprised scientists.
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Africa May Have New Giraffe Species—And This Could Help Protect Them

Africa May Have New Giraffe Species—And This Could Help Protect Them | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The discovery may help save the long-necked herbivore, whose numbers are plummeting in sub-Saharan Africa.
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White killer whales were a legend – now they are everywhere

White killer whales were a legend – now they are everywhere | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
White orcas are so rare, there was once only one. Now they are being spotted more frequently – and the reason is not good news
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The Oceans Can’t Protect Us Anymore—Here’s Why

The Oceans Can’t Protect Us Anymore—Here’s Why | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Our waters have borne the brunt of global warming for decades, but dying corals, extreme weather, and plummeting fish stocks are signs that it can handle no more.
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This map reveals which countries will survive climate change (and which countries are in big trouble)

This map reveals which countries will survive climate change (and which countries are in big trouble) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The Eco Experts and Notre Dame have compiled a list of which countries will suffer the worst impacts from climate change and which will feel a smaller impact.
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Les humains ont détruit un dixième de la nature en 25 ans

Les humains ont détruit un dixième de la nature en 25 ans | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
En seulement deux décennies, les zones naturelles ont reculé de 3,3 millions de kilomètres carrés, soit deux fois la taille de l’Alaska. La cause 
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Nature Blows My Mind! Seahorses are one of the deadliest creatures in the sea. Yes, seahorses.

Nature Blows My Mind! Seahorses are one of the deadliest creatures in the sea. Yes, seahorses. | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
With an unexpected -- or, perhaps actually a totally expected -- hunting technique, these tiny, seemingly docile creatures are actually amazingly lethal.
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This Popular Aquarium Fish Might Vanish From the Wild

This Popular Aquarium Fish Might Vanish From the Wild | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The survival of a spectacular coral fish from Indonesia may depend on a decision made in South Africa this month.
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The mysterious world of albino redwood trees

You may already be familiar with albinism in humans and other animals, but did you know there are albino plants, too?
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Threatened loggerhead sea turtles are nesting in record numbers

The loggerhead population was in decline for decades, but Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas are reporting a record number of nests in 2016.
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That Fish on Your Dinner Plate May Be an Endangered Species

That Fish on Your Dinner Plate May Be an Endangered Species | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Endangered and threatened fish are sometimes passed off as other species in markets around the world, according to a new report.
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U.K. Braces for a Massive Explosion of Flies

U.K. Braces for a Massive Explosion of Flies | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Crane flies enjoy a population boom in the United Kingdom every autumn—but unusual weather could make this year’s surge particularly big.
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Endemic species: Top 9 lonely animals



As their name suggests, honeycreepers are endemic to Hawaii. A beautiful bird with a distinct beak, the honeycreeper specializes in probing flower
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Three Nations Create Giant Reserves for Ocean Life

Three Nations Create Giant Reserves for Ocean Life | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Meeting in the Galápagos, the presidents of Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Colombia announce historic protections to safeguard sea turtles, sharks, and a variety of other creatures off their coasts.
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One of the World's Most Unusual Plants Is Disappearing

One of the World's Most Unusual Plants Is Disappearing | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
What's happened to the supersize, fluffy balls that once thrived in a northern lake?
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Amazing ‘Nesting Doll’ Fossil Reveals Bug in Lizard in Snake

Amazing ‘Nesting Doll’ Fossil Reveals Bug in Lizard in Snake | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Forty-eight million years ago, a snake ate a lizard with a bug in its belly, and all three fossilized—capturing an ancient food chain.
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