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Monsanto teste de nouveau du blé OGM aux Etats-Unis

Monsanto teste de nouveau du blé OGM aux Etats-Unis | 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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Ironically a film about fish fighting to stay out of tanks has lead to an increased demand for fish in tanks all over the world.
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Ironically a film about fish fighting to stay out of tanks has lead to an increased demand for fish in tanks all over the world.<br/>http://ht.ly/FCdi300AkIA | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
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The Illegal Pet Trade Is Wiping Out Indonesia’s Birds

The Illegal Pet Trade Is Wiping Out Indonesia’s Birds | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Indonesia has a long history of keeping birds as pets, but now it’s driving many species to the brink.
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Secret population of Tasmanian devils discovered in remote forest

Secret population of Tasmanian devils discovered in remote forest | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Researchers believe the group may offer genetic resistance to a deadly disease that has nearly wiped out mainland populations.
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Monster African crocodiles found in Florida

Monster African crocodiles found in Florida | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Nile crocodiles are known for being maneaters, and now they've been accidentally introduced to Florida.
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Here's What Scientists Found When They Opened A Cave That Had Been Isolated For More Than Five Million Years

Here's What Scientists Found When They Opened A Cave That Had Been Isolated For More Than Five Million Years | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The inhabitants of the Movile Cave are like no others. The “otherworldly” conditions of this Romanian cave, just a few miles west from the Black Sea, have been sealed up for around 5.5 million years. Although the air is poisonous and unbearably humid, this cocktail of factors has created a goldmine for biologists.
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Arctic Foxes 'Grow' Their Own Gardens

Arctic Foxes 'Grow' Their Own Gardens | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The little carnivores' colorful dens provide veritable oases in the tundra, a new study says.
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The scourge of 'ghost fishing': Divers plunge to depths of over 100ft to clear up abandoned nets and traps that kill sea life http://ht.ly/Jidk3009a8N

The scourge of 'ghost fishing': Divers plunge to depths of over 100ft to clear up abandoned nets and traps that kill sea life http://ht.ly/Jidk3009a8N | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
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Why it might be harmful to take your own Nemo or Dory home

Why it might be harmful to take your own Nemo or Dory home | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The upcoming release of the sequel to animated film Finding Nemo leads Australian researchers to warn of the dangers associated with wanting to buy your own Nemo or Dory as populations of tropical fish species dwindle.
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Un petit bison de Yellowstone euthanasié à cause d'un Québécois

Un petit bison de Yellowstone euthanasié à cause d'un Québécois | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La justice américaine a déposé des accusations contre un Canadien qui a avoué avoir chargé un petit bison dans le coffre de son véhicule utilitaire sport (VUS) dans le parc national de Yellowstone, aux États-Unis. L'individu a fait monter le veau, le 9 mai dernier, parce qu'il estimait qu'il faisait trop froid pour l'animal.
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World's loneliest plant is a relic of the dinosaur age

World's loneliest plant is a relic of the dinosaur age | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This plant, identified from a single specimen in 1895, is probably the rarest in the world.
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Plastic-scooping Ocean Cleanup project wins prestigious Katerva Award

Plastic-scooping Ocean Cleanup project wins prestigious Katerva Award | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The Ocean Cleanup, created by Boyan Slat, won the 2016 Katerva Awards, known as the Nobel Prize for Sustainability. Slat's technology allows the seas to clean themselves.
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Ancient Reptile Ate Like an Underwater Lawn Mower

Ancient Reptile Ate Like an Underwater Lawn Mower | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Using a newfound fossil, clay, and toothpicks, researchers figured out that a marine reptile was one of the first plant-eaters of its kind.
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These creatures have superpower that allows them to survive fire

These creatures have superpower that allows them to survive fire | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Echidnas are among the last mammals on Earth to lay eggs, but that's not what makes them so miraculous.
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Scientists discover a 600-mile-long coral reef in the most unlikely place

Scientists discover a 600-mile-long coral reef in the most unlikely place | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a 600-mile long coral reef just off the mouth of the Amazon River in South America.
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City bees don't eat processed sugar

City bees don't eat processed sugar | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Urban honey bees might live in a world of temptation from human foods, but they stay away from the junk.
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Rare 'werewolf' cat found in South Africa

Rare 'werewolf' cat found in South Africa | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The odd-looking rare Lykoi kitten was rescued by Tears Animal Rescue from under a bush in Cape Town.
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UK’s harbour porpoise strandings linked to rising starvation

UK’s harbour porpoise strandings linked to rising starvation | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
More and more porpoises are stranding around the UK because of starvation. Paradoxically, this may be down to better fishing practices
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Pizzly bears are appearing in the rapidly warming Arctic

Pizzly bears are appearing in the rapidly warming Arctic | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
In an unusual twist of the climate change saga, polar bears and grizzly bears are increasingly interbreeding and scientists are taking note.
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Can There Be Too Many Eagles?

Can There Be Too Many Eagles? | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A conservation icon in Europe, the white-tailed eagle has made an astounding comeback—and that’s not entirely good news.
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Le fédéral protégera finalement l’habitat essentiel du béluga

Le fédéral protégera finalement l’habitat essentiel du béluga | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Le gouvernement fédéral protégera finalement l'habitat essentiel du béluga du Saint-Laurent
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Mysterious Beached Whale Baffles Researchers

Mysterious Beached Whale Baffles Researchers | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Washed up on a beach in Southern Australia, scientists discovered the stranded body of a whale that baffled them. While it was obviously the carcass of a rare deep diving beaked whale, not often seen in the wild, the contents of its mouth threw the experts. Identified as a female, it had two small tusks normally only found in the male marine mammals. Was this a new species previously unidentified, or was this a strange oddity from the deep?
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9 honeybee-friendly plants

9 honeybee-friendly plants | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
It's never too late to get out your shovel and start planting flowers to help bolster the honeybee population.
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10 Invasive Species that Changed the World Forever

10 Invasive Species that Changed the World Forever | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Invasive species have a bad reputation -- from plant-choking vines to nest-usurping birds, they're often rightly blamed for crowding out native flora and fauna and altering the environment they invade.

But that's nothing, compared to the 10 species on t
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Drone Fishing For Tuna

Pioneering game fishing from the beach using innovative techniques from above. (For licensing or usage, contact licensing@viralhog.com) E
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