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There Should Be an Endangered Species List for Ecosystems, Too

There Should Be an Endangered Species List for Ecosystems, Too | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Listing an ecosystem or animal as endangered does not save it from extinction, but it can bring attention and inspire protection
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Biologist aims to grow rhino horns to save animals from poachers | Toronto Star

Biologist aims to grow rhino horns to save animals from poachers | Toronto Star | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Biologist aims to grow rhino horns to save animals from poachers
Seattle-based biotechnology startup that hopes to grow rhino horns in a laboratory says it has already produced a batch of rhino horn powder
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New report shows leading climate change denier paid millions by fossil fuel companies to fuel “debate” about global warming

New report shows leading climate change denier paid millions by fossil fuel companies to fuel “debate” about global warming | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Scientist Wei-Hock Soon accepted funding from fossil fuel companies to say that climate change is caused by the sun, and not by fossil fuels.
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NaturePlus: Wildlife Garden blog: The value of bird-feeders and blackcaps

NaturePlus: Wildlife Garden blog: The value of bird-feeders and blackcaps | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Mars bars to feature Fairtrade cocoa in new partnership deal

Mars bars to feature Fairtrade cocoa in new partnership deal | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Until now Fairtrade mark could only be used on chocolate bars which source all possible ingredients from farms certified under the ethical programme
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UK will need to import over half of its food within a generation, farmers warn

UK will need to import over half of its food within a generation, farmers warn | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Rising population will hit UK’s self sufficiency if government continues to ignore British food production, say NFU
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World’s largest offshore wind farm approved for the U.K. coast

World’s largest offshore wind farm approved for the U.K. coast | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The U.K. just approved an array of 400 turbines to be built about 80 miles off the coast of the Northern England county, the largest in the world when built.
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Lioness rescues cubs from muddy bank to escape buffalo stampede

Lioness rescues cubs from muddy bank to escape buffalo stampede | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The escape was brilliantly captured by photography couple Laurent Renaud and Dominique Haution in the Masai Mara region in Kenya.
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We've Just Noticed Australia's Mammals Are Going Extinct - Conservation

We've Just Noticed Australia's Mammals Are Going Extinct - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Australia has been losing one to two mammal species per decade since European settlement. Why? And why didn't we notice until now?
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South Africa considers viability of legal rhino horn trade

South Africa considers viability of legal rhino horn trade | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Team will look into technical and strategic aspects of the trade in response to poaching crisis, but ministry says South Africa has not taken a position on the issue
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What affects the fate of wind farms? - Conservation

What affects the fate of wind farms? - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Why do some wind farm applications get approved, while others run up against insurmountable roadblocks?
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Climate change divide is about group identity, not politics - Conservation

Climate change divide is about group identity, not politics - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Some have argued that the climate change divide can be reduced to one of political affiliation. But new research suggests that it's about identity.
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Plant Power: Dutch company harvests electricity from living plants to power streetlights, Wi-Fi, and cell phones

Plant Power: Dutch company harvests electricity from living plants to power streetlights, Wi-Fi, and cell phones | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Dutch company Plant-e harnesses electricity from living plants to power streetlights, cell phone chargers, and more.
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Dinosaur farts may have caused prehistoric global warming

Dinosaur farts may have caused prehistoric global warming | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
British scientists have calculated that dinosaur farts may have contributed to the last global warming event
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Crabs build 'temples of love'

Crabs build 'temples of love' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
It's not enough for a male dancing fiddler crab to have a big claw. If he wants a mate, he also needs to build a sandy temples on his burrow
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How tiger farming drives illegal poaching in the wild

How tiger farming drives illegal poaching in the wild | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
In “Blood of the Tiger,” author J.A. Mills examines the multi-billion dollar market for tigers -- a worldwide problem but most prominent in China. Jeffrey Brown interviews the author about how tiger farms drive mass demand for products made from tigers, and how that in turn spurs demand for wild animals via illegal hunting. Continue reading →
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World's Rarest Cat Doubles in Population Size : DNews

World's Rarest Cat Doubles in Population Size : DNews | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
World's Rarest Cat Doubles in Population Size
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Fish Farms of the Future?

Fish Farms of the Future? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Dive deep to explore one of the world's weirdest farms, where divers don flippers and scuba gear to tend their fields: massive underwater spheres housing thousands of fish.Watch EARTH A New Wild, airing Wednesdays in February on PBS in the U.S. and internationally in February on Nat Geo Wild.
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Grizzly bears are waking up too early

Grizzly bears are waking up too early | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A grizzly has been spotted roaming Yellowstone a month earlier than is typical for the species, and the park is warning visitors to be on the lookout for hungry bears.
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Can marine reserves protect migratory species? - Conservation

Can marine reserves protect migratory species? - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Marine reserves are intuitively useful for reef fish, who spend most of their lives in one place. But when can they help protect migratory species?
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Termites emerge as unlikely climate heroes - Conservation

Termites emerge as unlikely climate heroes - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A study suggests termite mounds may make landscapes more resilient to climate change, preventing savannas from turning into deserts during dry spells.
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'Zim government 'going ahead with selling elephants'

'Zim government 'going ahead with selling elephants' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
My News My Community - Sowetan LIVE.
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Loss of pollinators could lead to a rise in disease - Conservation

Loss of pollinators could lead to a rise in disease - Conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Loss of pollinators is likely to increase nutrient deficiencies in some areas and make people more vulnerable to dying from common infectious diseases.
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Scotland Takes Lead in Race for the World’s First Fossil-Fuel-Free Electric Grid

Scotland Takes Lead in Race for the World’s First Fossil-Fuel-Free Electric Grid | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Like Denmark and Germany, Scotland now gets more than a quarter of its electricity from clean power.
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