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Two new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica

Two new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

While about 2500 chicks of emperor penguins are raised this year at the colony close to the French Dumont d'Urville Station, two new colonies totalling 6000 chicks have just been observed about 250 km away..

 

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UK primatologist: Baby chimpanzee trafficking on the rise

UK primatologist: Baby chimpanzee trafficking on the rise | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Renowned British primatologist Jane Goodall has warned that there is a surge in the illegal trade of infant chimpanzees in Central an
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Mysterious New Whale Species Discovered in Alaska

Mysterious New Whale Species Discovered in Alaska | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Scientists say a dead whale on a desolate beach and a skeleton hanging in a high school gym are a new species. Yet experts have never seen one alive.    
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Majority of Global Seafood Consumers Putting Sustainability Concerns Over Price, Brand | Sustainable Brands

Majority of Global Seafood Consumers Putting Sustainability Concerns Over Price, Brand | Sustainable Brands | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The largest-ever global analysis of attitudes toward seafood consumption, released today, has found that sustainability is a key driver for seafood purchases: Across 21 countries, sustainability is rated more highly than price and brand, with 72% of seafood consumers agreeing that in order to save the oceans, shoppers should only consume seafood from sustainable sources. 54% said they are prepared to pay more for a certified sustainable seafood product.
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Should the gray wolf keep its endangered species protection? New genomic research provides the scientific answer

Should the gray wolf keep its endangered species protection? New genomic research provides the scientific answer | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Should the gray wolf keep its endangered species protection? New genomic research provides the scientific answer
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Giant Caribbean Sea Anemone

Giant Caribbean Sea Anemone | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This anemone is predatory and feeds on fishes, crustaceans, or other invertebrates that stray too close to its tentacles.  The tentacles are covered with stinging cells that paralyze their prey.  Once a small fish or other prey is captured, the anemone quickly wraps it in as many tentacles as possible.  It then efficiently passes the prey to its mouth, at the center of its disc. 
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Look Into This Dolphin’s Eyes and Tell Me That’s Not Grief!

Look Into This Dolphin’s Eyes and Tell Me That’s Not Grief! | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Although we live thousands of miles and an ocean apart, my brother Giovanni and I share not only the same bloodline but also a passion for dolphins. 

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Wolves Rescued From Zoos, Now Enjoy Life At The Belgium Wildlife Conservation Center

Wolves Rescued From Zoos, Now Enjoy Life At The Belgium Wildlife Conservation Center | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A Joyful encounter with European wolves at the Wolf Conservation Association Belgium.
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Tell Congress: Protect Wildlife - Not Corporate Interests and Polluters

Tell Congress: Protect Wildlife - Not Corporate Interests and Polluters | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Americans have clearly expressed that our nation’s natural heritage must be protected for future generations.
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Assam to compile database of rhino horns - Times of India

Assam to compile database of rhino horns - Times of India | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Setting in motion the Rhino Horn Verification process of the Assam government from Saturday, a database of rhino horns kept in various treasuries of the state would be compiled.
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6 common tern facts you need to know | Discover Wildlife

6 common tern facts you need to know | Discover Wildlife | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Discover 6 fascinating facts about the BTO July Bird of the Month: Common tern
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People Playing 'Pokémon Go' Save Dozens Of Abandoned Animals

People Playing 'Pokémon Go' Save Dozens Of Abandoned Animals | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As the mobile gaming app Pokémon Go continues to surge in popularity, inspiring players to be on the prowl outdoors for those fictional creatures, some real-life animals are feeling the benefit.
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Scientists have discovered six new dancing peacock spiders in Australia

Scientists have discovered six new dancing peacock spiders in Australia | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The tiny spiders measure less than four millimeters in length, but make up for their diminutive size with vigorous, leg-waving mating dances that resemble intricate dance moves.
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Fugitive ex-lawyer back in dock for rhino poaching | IOL

Fugitive ex-lawyer back in dock for rhino poaching | IOL | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A former lawyer, who was recaptured after being on the run since last year, has appeared in a KZN court in connection with a rhino poaching case.
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Researchers count Elephants to know their recent Population decline | French Tribune

Researchers count Elephants to know their recent Population decline | French Tribune | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
African elephants are not having a good time as their numbers are declining.
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Birds sniff out their relatives

Birds sniff out their relatives | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Seabirds recognise their relatives from their scent and rely on their sense of smell to avoid "accidentally inbreeding", say scientists.
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Charming Photos Of Arctic Wolf Pups With Red Flowers

Charming Photos Of Arctic Wolf Pups With Red Flowers | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Robert is a great admirer of the wolf and his photos have been used to to help in the restoration of the wolves. Photos of his were used in a new wolf video presentation produced by the WildEarth Guardians and narrated by Alan Arkin.
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Close encounters with the seabirds of Orkney

Close encounters with the seabirds of Orkney | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Birdwatch “Although I found the remains of this ancient settlement fascinating, I was constantly distracted by the array of birds along the beach”
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Volunteers keep Ocean Beach from drowning in trash

Volunteers keep Ocean Beach from drowning in trash | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Many San Franciscans were just stepping out of bed Sunday morning as several dozen volunteers gathered on Ocean Beach to pull garbage from the sand. Beneath the rising sun, they grabbed neoprene gloves and bright-orange buckets and set off in search of what others had discarded — bottle caps, cigarette butts, a cardboard pizza box, a bra. 

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Family pet seized for 'looking like a pit bull', owners claim - BBC News

Family pet seized for 'looking like a pit bull', owners claim - BBC News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A family pet is seized from a home in east Belfast for 'looking like a pit bull', his owners claim
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Jim Cumming's Stunning Photos Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wolves

Jim Cumming's Stunning Photos Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wolves | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Ottawa, Canada native Jim Cumming is an amateur wildlife photographer and has been photographing wildlife since 2008. A majority of his images displayed here were taken in and around the Ottawa Valley.
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Seized Ivory May Have Come From as Many as 140 Poached Elephants

In this week’s crime blotter: a huge ivory bust, an elk poached by wildlife authorities, and three tortoises in a plastic bag.
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Fear the turtle: Terrapins disrupt planes at New York's JFK

Fear the turtle: Terrapins disrupt planes at New York's JFK | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Of all the factors that could delay flights at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, this one is probably the slowest: turtles.
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petition: Keep the North Woods Alive with Moose

petition: Keep the North Woods Alive with Moose | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Urge the Service to quickly move forward with protections for moose. (6348 signatures on petition)
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North Korean envoys smuggled rhino horn from Africa

North Korean envoys smuggled rhino horn from Africa | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Diplomats from China, Vietnam and above all North Korea have been involved in the smuggling of lucrative rhinoceros horn in southern Africa, in an illegal trade which is driving th
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