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Born Free: On patrol with tusk force keeping elephant poachers at bay

Born Free: On patrol with tusk force keeping elephant poachers at bay | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Trapped, shot, its ivory cruelly cut off while it’s still alive. Now your money is helping keep the elephant poachers at bay..
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Photographer captures the magnetism of 'Ancient Trees'

Photographer captures the magnetism of 'Ancient Trees' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Looming sequoias, bulbous baobabs and gnarly bristlecone pines shine in new book.
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Why hundreds of starving sea lion pups are washing ashore in California.

Why hundreds of starving sea lion pups are washing ashore in California. | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Grassroots and Progressive views on local, national and world news
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How lax legislation is killing the wildlife in Europe

How lax legislation is killing the wildlife in Europe | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
There are no elephants or rhino to kill in Europe, but birds are being hunted with impunity because of loopholes and inconsistencies in conservation laws
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Do whales have graveyards where they prefer to die?

Do whales have graveyards where they prefer to die? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Whales are famous for stranding themselves on beaches. Are these coastlines the whales' graveyards?
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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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Endangered Orcas Could Get Critical Boost In Protections

Endangered Orcas Could Get Critical Boost In Protections | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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Modern methods lead the way toward a rhino rebound

Modern methods lead the way toward a rhino rebound | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
World Wildlife Day 2015 stengthens focus on wildlife crime
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Japanese knotweed and squirrels on the agenda for invasives conference

Japanese knotweed and squirrels on the agenda for invasives conference | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Japanese knotweed and squirrels on the agenda for invasives conference - from Horticulture Week
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DNA Extraction Turns a Soggy Polar Bear Footprint into an Exciting Ecological Discovery | Magazine Articles | WWF

DNA Extraction Turns a Soggy Polar Bear Footprint into an Exciting Ecological Discovery | Magazine Articles | WWF | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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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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