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What fungi are trying to tell us about our planet’s future

What fungi are trying to tell us about our planet’s future | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
With the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness most definitely upon us, it’s a good time to start looking out for fungi. In fact, researchers have found that owing to climate warming, we now have...
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Insect life bursts from the shadows for a one-last-time party

Insect life bursts from the shadows for a one-last-time party | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
Country diary: Wenlock Edge: In the beautiful sunlight of an October day, butterflies defy the gathering and inevitable gloom...

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Scaling up sustainability: time for forestry to come out of the forest

Scaling up sustainability: time for forestry to come out of the forest | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
Linking forestry to food security, human development and the economy can help create solutions to pressing global issues, argues Peter Holmgren...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/scaling-up-forest-conservation-economic-development


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BTO Winter Thrushes Survey | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology

BTO Winter Thrushes Survey | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
The UK countryside supports large numbers of several thrush species through the winter. The Winter Thrushes Survey aims to find out more about their numbers and distribution, and the  resources that they need to survive to spring and the next breeding season. Can you give a few hours to help?
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Vaccine breakthrough may mean no more badger culls

Vaccine breakthrough may mean no more badger culls | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
British scientists have made a breakthrough which may enable cattle to be vaccinated against TB, doing away with the need to cull the badgers believed to be infecting them.
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Biodiversity Improves Ecosystem Function in Stressful Environments | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog of The Nature Conservancy

Biodiversity Improves Ecosystem Function in Stressful Environments | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog of The Nature Conservancy | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
A lab experiment involving 3,500 beakers of microalgae sheds light on how ecosystems respond to stress like heat, and why biodiversity actually matters to conservation.

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World citizens worry about biodiversity loss - SciDev.Net

World citizens worry about biodiversity loss - SciDev.Net | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it

A public consultation held simultaneously in 25 countries – 19 of them in the developing world – showed 84 per cent of participants believing that most people in the world were seriously affected by biodiversity loss.

 

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The badger cull could be thwarted by hi-vis jackets and pee

The badger cull could be thwarted by hi-vis jackets and pee | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
The government plans to cull badgers, but animal rights groups think they can stop it happening, says Will Coldwell ("@ange_cass: Direct action => perturbation?
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Ignoring global warming is 'reckless' of the government, warn campaigners

Ignoring global warming is 'reckless' of the government, warn campaigners | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
Greenpeace and Oxfam among those warning that more must be done to stop critical climate change threshold being breached...

Record loss of sea ice this year is adding to fears that the point of no return for climate change is near

 

September 30, 2012: The Guardian

The government's failure to tackle climate change is "reckless and short-sighted" with just 50 months remaining to prevent a critical threshold in the fight against global warming being breached, environmental campaigners warn today... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/oct/01/climate-change-campaigners-threshold-warning


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Burger King Cruelty - Video Exposes Horrific Animal Abuse at a Burger King Dairy Supplier

Are your Burger King purchases funding horrific animal abuse? A Mercy For Animals investigation reveals sadistic animal torture at Bettencourt Dairies - a ma...

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Strong consensus reached on the future of England’s forests

Strong consensus reached on the future of England’s forests | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
Last night’s extremely well attended Woodland Trust fringe event, ‘Where next for England’s forests?’ at the Conservative Party Conference, brought very strong consensus fro...
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Aurora Borealis Activity Now. Everything You Need to know.

Aurora Borealis Activity Now. Everything You Need to know. | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
Latest Forecast = in 54 minutes, the Aurora will be at 'STORM' LEVEL! (It's On!!)
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The Killing Fields - Wildlife Conservation Documentary | EA Videos

The Killing Fields - Wildlife Conservation Documentary | EA Videos | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
The Killing Fields is a documentary film that highlights the importance of economics and taxation in wildlife conservation.

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Woodland Highlights: October

Woodland Highlights: October | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it

Discover the goings on in UK woods this October. Some species are hibernating, the fungi are fruiting and fieldfares arrive to feast on hawthorn berries. Find out more...

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White whale spotted off Australia

White whale spotted off Australia | Conservation & Environment | Scoop.it
A rare white humpback whale has been spotted off Australia's Gold Coast for the first time this year on his annual migration. (Thar she blows! Thar she blows! A hump like a snowhill!
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