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Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems. Rapid environmental changes cause mass extinctions.
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Une nouvelle espèce de dauphins découverte au Brésil

Une nouvelle espèce de dauphins découverte au Brésil | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
ANIMAUX - La nature nous réserve encore quelques surprises. Comme le révèle une étude publiée dans la revue scientifique PLOS ONE, une nouvelle espèce de dauphins vient d'être découverte.

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A Glimpse of What We've Lost: 10 Extinct Animals in Photos

A Glimpse of What We've Lost: 10 Extinct Animals in Photos | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
We're in the midst of the sixth great extinction right now, with the rise of humans being behind the unpredented rise in the rate we're losing species.

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La Tanzanie a perdu les deux tiers de ses éléphants depuis 1976 - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

La Tanzanie a perdu les deux tiers de ses éléphants depuis 1976 - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La population des éléphants en Tanzanie, dévastée par le braconnage pour l'ivoire, a diminué des deux tiers depuis 1976, a indiqué le gouvernement samedi.

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The Nature Conservancy reaches 1 million protected acres in Montana, 1 for every person in the state!

The Nature Conservancy reaches 1 million protected acres in Montana, 1 for every person in the state! | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
There are many approaches to conservation. One of the simplest and most effective is simply to buy up land over time and then keep it protected from future development.

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L'Europe en grave déficit d'abeilles pour polliniser ses cultures - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

L'Europe en grave déficit d'abeilles pour polliniser ses cultures - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
L'Europe affiche un déficit de 13,4 millions de colonies d'abeilles, soit 7 milliards de ces insectes, pour correctement polliniser ses cultures, estiment des chercheurs de l'Université de Reading (Royaume-Uni).

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Meet a new dinosaur: Siats meekerorum [video]

Meet a new dinosaur: Siats meekerorum [video] | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A recently discovered dino is really big.

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Nature Blows My Mind! The glowing millipedes of Alcatraz Island

Nature Blows My Mind! The glowing millipedes of Alcatraz Island | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Alcatraz Island is home to more than just ledgends and the ghosts of former prisoners. It's home to flourescent, many-legged bugs.

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Nature Blows My Mind! The Multi-Generation, 2,500 Mile Monarch Butterfly Migration

Nature Blows My Mind! The Multi-Generation, 2,500 Mile Monarch Butterfly Migration | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The only insect to make an annual seasonal migration over such distances, the journey is so long it takes four generations of butterflies to make each trip. Amazing!

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L'Afrique pourrait perdre 20% de ses éléphants en dix ans - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

L'Afrique pourrait perdre 20% de ses éléphants en dix ans - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
L'Afrique pourrait perdre un cinquième de ses éléphants dans les dix ans à venir si le braconnage se poursuit au rythme actuel, selon un rapport publié lundi à l'ouverture à Gaborone d'une conférence ministérielle consacrée à la survie du pachyderme.

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Testing De-extinction | The Scientist Magazine®

Testing De-extinction | The Scientist Magazine® | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Research groups around the world are attempting to resurrect extinct species.

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Longline fisheries in Costa Rica hook tens of t...

Longline fisheries in Costa Rica hook tens of t... | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Hundreds of kilometers of commercial fishing lines slither along coastal waters in Costa Rica, hooking thousands of mahi-mahi and many other marketable fish.
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441 nouvelles espèces sont découvertes en Amazonie

441 nouvelles espèces sont découvertes en Amazonie | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La forêt amazonienne, déjà reconnue pour sa biodiversité exceptionnelle, recèle encore des surprises.

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10 Rare and Beautiful Albino Animals

10 Rare and Beautiful Albino Animals | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
See these ten common creatures as never before.

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Endangered Species of the Week: Annam leaf turtle - ARKive (blog)

Endangered Species of the Week: Annam leaf turtle - ARKive (blog) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Endangered Species of the Week: Annam leaf turtle ARKive (blog) The Annam leaf turtle is protected under Vietnam's wildlife protection law and is also listed under Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES),...

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Futuristic phytoplankton farm could restore equilibrium in oceans

Futuristic phytoplankton farm could restore equilibrium in oceans | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A conceptual project proposes the use of floating phytoplankton farms to add oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide from the sea.

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'Dwarf' foxes, saved from extinction, make an incredible recovery

'Dwarf' foxes, saved from extinction, make an incredible recovery | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
While they may be a bit smaller than your average house cat, what these 'dwarf' Island foxes lack in stature, they make up for in resilience.

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Planète: la disparition des grands carnivores menace l'écosystème - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

Planète: la disparition des grands carnivores menace l'écosystème - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La disparition progressive des grands carnivores comme les lions, les loups ou les pumas menace les écosystèmes de la planète, prévient une équipe internationale de scientifiques à l'origine d'un appel lancé jeudi pour protéger ces prédateurs.

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Nature Blows My Mind! Amazing Transparent Animals

Nature Blows My Mind! Amazing Transparent Animals | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Seriously, you guys, what is up with that!?

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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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'Podcam' shows secret life of dolphins

'Podcam' shows secret life of dolphins | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it

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La panthère de l'Amour, grande gagnante 2013 de la protection des espèces - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

La panthère de l'Amour, grande gagnante 2013 de la protection des espèces - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La panthère de l'Amour, une espèce très rare de panthère vivant aux confins de la Russie et de la Chine, est la grande gagnante du palmarès 2013 établi chaque année par le WWF sur l'évolution des espèces menacées.

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New Species of Cat Discovered in South America | I Fucking Love Science

New Species of Cat Discovered in South America | I Fucking Love Science | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it

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La fondation DiCaprio donne 3 millions de dollars pour les tigres du Népal - Magazine GoodPlanet Info

La fondation DiCaprio donne 3 millions de dollars pour les tigres du Népal - Magazine GoodPlanet Info | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Une fondation créée par Leonardo DiCaprio a annoncé jeudi avoir versé 3 millions de dollars au Fonds mondial pour la nature (WWF) pour aider à doubler la population de tigres au Népal.

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Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species

Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Four years of scientific expeditions have found previously unknown animals and plants in world's largest tropical rainforest

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