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9 Ocean Species You Never Knew You Needed | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog

9 Ocean Species You Never Knew You Needed | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog | Conservation | Scoop.it
Marine species play innumerable roles that underpin our welfare. Here are a few that might surprise you.
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Tunicates. cancer fighters. who knew?
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2015 Snow Leopard Calendar [ISLT-Calendar:50103] - $15.00 : Snow Leopard Trust

2015 Snow Leopard Calendar [ISLT-Calendar:50103] - $15.00 : Snow Leopard Trust | Conservation | Scoop.it
Snow Leopard Trust 2015 Snow Leopard Calendar [ISLT-Calendar:50103] - Month by month, our 2015 snow leopard brings the world's most elusive (and stunning) big cat into your home!
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Green Living

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Top 10 Household Energy Conservation Techniques (Top 10 Household Energy Conservation Techniques http://t.co/JuyFNlzyEx)
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For the birds: Protect birds with safer buildings and windows - Billings Gazette

For the birds: Protect birds with safer buildings and windows - Billings Gazette | Conservation | Scoop.it
For the birds: Protect birds with safer buildings and windows Billings Gazette The state of Minnesota and the city of Oakland, Calif., are the latest governments to pass legislation that mandates bird-friendly building designs.
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EUROPEAN UNION: WCPFC falls short of EU expectations for the conservation of tropical tunas

EUROPEAN UNION: WCPFC falls short of EU expectations for the conservation of tropical tunas | Conservation | Scoop.it
The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) held its 10th plenary session from 2 to 6 December 2013 in Cairns, Australia. The European Commission is disappointed by the lack of ambition of the new Conservation and Management Measure (CMM) for tropical tunas agreed, despite the announced objective of reducing overfishing for bigeye tuna. As compared to the current measure, the new measure introduces new provisions such as limits on the use of FAD sets as well as on fishing days on the High Seas. However the Commission considers that more drastic reduction of effort of purse seiners and of longliners would have been necessary to reduce bigeye tuna fishing to sustainable levels. The EU also regrets that the measure on South Pacific Albacore and Pacific Bluefin Tuna could not be strengthened. These two stocks have been facing heavy and increasing fishing pressures in recent years. Nevertheless, the WCPFC adopted, upon an EU proposal, a measure for the conservation of silky sharks, a species in a poor state in the Western pacific according to the scientists. Another proposal of the EU to fight against shark finning obliging fishermen to keep shark fins naturally attached on board their vessels did not gather the necessary support for adoption. The WCPFC agreed on additional measures to strengthen the Register of fishing vessels, to oblige certain vessels to have a Unique Vessel Identifier (UVI), to improve the recording and reporting of fishing operations data, and to take into account the situation of the Small Island Developing States and Territories (SIDS). The Compliance Monitoring Scheme, still under development, was renewed for one year and made more transparent. More information WCPFC members are: Australia, China, Canada, Cook Islands, European Union, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, France, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Republic of Marshall WCPFC website: http://www.wcpfc.int/
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KOREA THROUGH HER BIRDS | SEOUL Magazine

KOREA THROUGH HER BIRDS | SEOUL Magazine | Conservation | Scoop.it
Through Korea through Her Birds (Seoul Selection, 2013), photographer, comparative and English literature professor, and “birder” (the trendy term for bird-watchers) Robert Newlin wished to do more than simply show off his ...
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Veolia launches new tool to determine true cost of water

Veolia launches new tool to determine true cost of water | Conservation | Scoop.it
Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies introduced the ‘True Cost of Water’ methodology, promoting the need to understand water-related risks to ensure the sustainability of business operations in Asia...
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Conservation Photography - Changing the world one photograph at a time

Conservation Photography - Changing the world one photograph at a time | Conservation | Scoop.it
Photographs have the power to change the world by altering the perceptions and understanding of the viewer.
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archaeologyfieldwork.com - Workshop for Conservation and Documentation of Roman Mosaics and Mural Paintings

archaeologyfieldwork.com - Workshop for Conservation and Documentation of Roman Mosaics and Mural Paintings | Conservation | Scoop.it
Workshop for Conservation and Documentation of Roman Mosaics and Mural Paintings: http://t.co/UX5ztdvveH
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Green Habit » Running into Conservation

Green Habit » Running into Conservation | Conservation | Scoop.it
Running = conservation. Read more here: http://t.co/8Wcj7uKh0Q
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Green Desert: Birds vs. Windmills: the battle continues - The Desert Sun

Green Desert: Birds vs. Windmills: the battle continues - The Desert Sun | Conservation | Scoop.it
Green Desert: Birds vs. Windmills: the battle continues The Desert Sun The damage is likely caused by the birds flying through the intense radiation coming off Ivanpah's 300,000 reflecting mirrors —about 100,000 surrounding each of the plant's...
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Pricing nature is a capital idea

Pricing nature is a capital idea | Conservation | Scoop.it
Business leaders, politicians, environmentalists and academic experts are gathering in Edinburgh today to boost radical efforts to protect the environment by highlighting its economic value.
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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #53 - National Geographic

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #53 - National Geographic | Conservation | Scoop.it
National Geographic Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #53 National Geographic “Angry birds”, frogmouths, lovebirds, tyrants, woodcreepers, tits and violetears… The new Wild Bird Trust website has been updated and your wild bird photographs...
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George Herald | Bird identification course

George Herald | Bird identification course | Conservation | Scoop.it
George Herald is your local community newspaper from George, bringing you the latest headlines and breaking news from George and surrounding Garden Route, South Africa.
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A Broader View Volunteers – Google+ - New Pictures of Volunteer working Abroad in 22 Countries…

A Broader View Volunteers – Google+ - New Pictures of Volunteer working Abroad in 22 Countries… | Conservation | Scoop.it
New Pictures of Volunteer working Abroad in 22 Countries 200 Social & Conservation programs with www.abroaderview.org (RT @abroaderview: New Pictures of Volunteer working Abroad in 22 Countries 200 Social & Conservation program...
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Butterfly Conservation - Jobs

Butterfly Conservation - Jobs | Conservation | Scoop.it
Butterfly Conservation is a British charity devoted to saving butterflies, moths and their habitats throughout the UK.
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U.S. extends permits to 30 yrs for wind farms t...

U.S. extends permits to 30 yrs for wind farms t... | Conservation | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday extended the length of permits that allow wind farms and other operations to accidentally kill protected eagles to 30 years, drawing fire from...
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Glass buildings kill birds - architects must act!

Glass buildings kill birds - architects must act! | Conservation | Scoop.it
Horrified at the giga-scale death of birds caused by collisions with trendy expanses of plate glass in modern buildings, James Fischer calls on architects to bring an end to the needless slaughter - and (RT @the_ecologist: Glass kills birds -...
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15 Critically Endangered Species Of Indian Birds By Marianne de Nazareth

The species falling under the Critically Endangered category in India include migratory wetland species: Baer’s Pochard, Siberian Crane and Spoon-billed Sandpiper; non-migratory wetland species: White-bellied Heron; grassland species: Bengal Florican, Great Indian Bustard, Jerdon’s Courser and Sociable Lapwing; forest species: Forest Owlet and scavengers: Indian Vulture, Red-headed Vulture, White-backed Vulture and Slender-billed Vulture. Himalayan Quail and Pink-headed Duck are now considered Extinct for all practical purposes
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Reshaping Conservation: The Social Dynamics of Participatory Monitoring in Tanzania's Community-managed Forests Funder M, Danielsen F, Ngaga Y, Nielsen MR, Poulsen MK - Conservat Soc

Reshaping Conservation: The Social Dynamics of Participatory Monitoring in Tanzania's Community-managed Forests Funder M, Danielsen F, Ngaga Y, Nielsen MR, Poulsen MK - Conservat Soc | Conservation | Scoop.it
Conservat Soc, Official publication of Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (EADI: Reshaping Conservation: The Social Dynamics of Participatory Monitoring in Tanzania's Community-managed Forests
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Bird conservation plan envisages role for NGOs, citizen groups

Bird conservation plan envisages role for NGOs, citizen groups | Conservation | Scoop.it
Bird conservation plan envisages role for NGOs, citizen groups: Bird conservation plans will be prepared for each... http://t.co/3btrvxO37Z
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Rhino Poaching Exposing the Corruption Behind This Evil Deed

Rhino Poaching Exposing the Corruption Behind This Evil Deed | Conservation | Scoop.it
South Africa – Rhino poaching is an evil action carried out on animals for one reason only, and that is financial gain. To expose the corruption behind this evil deed, the media must promote public...
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Special diverters to save thousands of migrating birds

We've been working with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) at Martin Mere in Burscough to help raise the visibility of overhead powerlines for the 30,000 pi...
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Research paves path for hybrid nano-materials that could replace human tissue or today's pills

Research paves path for hybrid nano-materials that could replace human tissue or today's pills | Conservation | Scoop.it
A team of researchers has uncovered critical information that could help scientists understand how protein polymers interact with other self-assembling biopolymers.
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The Conservation Movement in China

The Conservation Movement in China | Conservation | Scoop.it
I've been getting more and more interested in learning about the Conservation Movement, and I was curious to find out about what's going on in China at the grassroots level. Predictably, my first s...
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