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Last 500 Ethiopian Wolves Endangered by Lack of Genetic Diversity | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Last 500 Ethiopian Wolves Endangered by Lack of Genetic Diversity | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The last wolves in Africa face a difficult road if they are going to survive. Just 500 Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis) remain in the mountains of the country for which they are named.

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Film crew captures first-ever footage of wild Iberian wolves hunting

Film crew captures first-ever footage of wild Iberian wolves hunting | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Scene just one of many stunning sequences in new Spanish nature documentary ‘Cantábrico’

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Marine protected areas suffer from lack of funds, staff

Marine protected areas suffer from lack of funds, staff | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Lack of staffing and budget resources risks having many under-resourced, poorly-performing marine protected areas, a new study concludes.

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Damage to Raja Ampat 12 times higher than previously thought

Damage to Raja Ampat 12 times higher than previously thought | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A cruise ship smashed into one of Indonesia’s best coral reefs earlier this month.

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Even Penguins Have Children Who Won’t Leave the Nest

Even Penguins Have Children Who Won’t Leave the Nest | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Even fully fledged chicks will hound their parents for food, researchers find.

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Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity - News - British Antarctic Survey

Poor outlook for Antarctic biodiversity - News - British Antarctic Survey | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

An international study involving scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

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Arctic Coast Guard Forum Agrees Protocols

Arctic Coast Guard Forum Agrees Protocols | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Leaders representing eight coast guards of Arctic nations signed a joint statement on Friday, adopting doctrine, tactics, procedures and information-sharing protocols for emergency maritime response and combined operations in the Arcti

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Green Thumbs Up! Norway to Pioneer Electric Jets in Arctic

Green Thumbs Up! Norway to Pioneer Electric Jets in Arctic | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

With electric cars being in the vogue in the Western world, Norway is planning to stake on electric planes in a bid to become even greener. Incidentally, the Nordic country's northernmost county of Finnmark may become a giant testing ground for Norwegian and international green flights.

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Sea Shepherd Assists Liberian Coast Guard in Arrest of Cargo Vessel on Suspicion of Identity Fraud and IUU Fishing

On March 21st, after receiving intelligence that a refrigerated cargo vessel was suspected of transmitting a fraudulent identity outside the Port of Monrovia, the Liberian Coast Guard assisted by Sea Shepherd crew and Israeli maritime advisors and conservationists boarded the 93-meter Sierra Leone-flagged motor vessel (M/V) Lian Run.

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Sea Shepherd Global - Why Sea Shepherd joins and supports the international campaign “Another Perspective on Fish”

The campaign “Another Perspective on Fish” is a global campaign committed to the emergence in the collective consciousness of the question of sentient aquatic animals (fish, but also cephalopods and crustaceans).

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Wolf spiders have distinct personalities

Wolf spiders have distinct personalities | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Wolf spiders have a wide spectrum of personality, researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found. They live and hunt alone, but they engage in a unique courtship dance.

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Photo of a Rescued Orangutan Reaching Her Hand Out for Help Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye

Photo of a Rescued Orangutan Reaching Her Hand Out for Help Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The look of despair in Amy's eyes defines this powerful moment she outstretched her arm asking for help.

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Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach?

Probing rural poachers in Africa: Why do they poach? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

To shed light on the motivations behind poaching, researchers interviewed rural poachers in Tanzania. They learned that while poverty is the main driver, many poach to earn extra income.

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Massive sea lion and fur seal hunting in the Patagonian coasts is altering Southern Atlantic Ocean ecosystems

Massive sea lion and fur seal hunting in the Patagonian coasts is altering Southern Atlantic Ocean ecosystems | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Sea lion hunting by the Europeans at the Atlantic coasts of South America started in the 19th Century and continued up to the second half of the 20th century in Argentina and Uruguay. The practice changed nutrition guideline

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Dolphins Will Feast and Fish Will Fly: Ep. 2 | Untamed with Filipe DeAndrade

By the end of this adventure in the saltwater marshes of South Carolina, the Untamed team started referring to the area as “nature's buffet.” 

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Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale

Shrinking Arctic sea ice threatens the majestic Beluga whale | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The Arctic sea ice hosts algae, which sustain a food chain up to the beluga whale. But the ice is decreasing – and in summers, it may be gone entirely by 2050

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'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists - BBC News

'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists - BBC News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Researchers are warning of a "devastating" loss of coral at the Dongsha Atoll in the South China Sea.

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Were sea otters using tools long before dolphins?

Were sea otters using tools long before dolphins? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A new report suggests that sea otters in the Pacific north-west may have been using tools to unlock their prey from shells long before dolphins in other parts of the world learnt such skills.

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I am an Arctic researcher. Donald Trump is deleting my citations | Victoria Herrmann

I am an Arctic researcher. Donald Trump is deleting my citations | Victoria Herrmann | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

These politically motivated data deletions come at a time when the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average

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The Quest to Turn the Arctic Into a Clean Energy Outpost Has Begun

The Quest to Turn the Arctic Into a Clean Energy Outpost Has Begun | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A lot of the remote communities are dependent on diesel.

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What is Arctic Tundra Doing With Carbon Dioxide? - EduArctic

What is Arctic Tundra Doing With Carbon Dioxide? - EduArctic | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The tundra is a biome - an area of land that has specific plant and animal characteristics within a particular climate zone. Tundra is located mainly in the Arctic in the northern hemisphere, and covers approximately 20% of the Earth's surface.

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Cactus flowers, a former circus bear and a baby elephant are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world
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How you can help bluebirds bounce back

How you can help bluebirds bounce back | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Bluebird populations are rising after a decline in 20th century, and helping out involves creating spaces for them to thrive.

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Night parrot sighting confirmed in Western Australia for first time in 100 years

Night parrot sighting confirmed in Western Australia for first time in 100 years | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Birdwatchers ‘elated’ after snapping photo of the endangered species in state’s arid interior in discovery that could significantly impact on mining developments

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5 venomous animals that could save your life

5 venomous animals that could save your life | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

These dangerous critters could hold the secret to curing cancer and other diseases.

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Malinois on a mission: Meet the dogs who fight poachers in Kenya

Malinois on a mission: Meet the dogs who fight poachers in Kenya | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Meet the dogs of Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, who help combat the poaching of some of East Africa's most imperilled wildlife.

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