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Celebrity Animals Stealing Conservation Money From Ugly Plants | Sustainable Products and Practices

Celebrity Animals Stealing Conservation Money From Ugly Plants | Sustainable Products and Practices | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
As Reported by Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online All over the world, animal and plant species are being threatened by extinction,
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Coalition urged to raise its commitment for greenhouse gas cuts

Coalition urged to raise its commitment for greenhouse gas cuts | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Greens and Labor push for bigger cuts after EU leaders committed to 40% by 2030.
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The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions.
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Ban the Primate Pet Trade!

Ban the Primate Pet Trade! | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
I just supported Ban the Primate Pet Trade! on @ThunderclapIt // @wildfutures
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Will Our Reliance On Cars Counteract Climate Change Mitigation Efforts?

Will Our Reliance On Cars Counteract Climate Change Mitigation Efforts? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
We are not saying that suburban life is bad and everyone should move to the city; it's that we need to work a little bit harder to reduce the environmental effects....
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EU leaders pull handbrake on clean energy

EU leaders pull handbrake on clean energy | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Brussels – Despite considerable opposition by some governments, in the early hours of Friday morning EU leaders agreed three targets for carbon emission reductions, renewable energy and energy efficiency for 2030. But these targets are too low, slowing down efforts to boost renewable energy and keeping Europe hooked on polluting and expensive fuels, said Greenpeace.
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Baby hedgehog saved from the cold after skin condition leaves him with NO spikes

Baby hedgehog saved from the cold after skin condition leaves him with NO spikes | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Pumpkin the baby hedgehog wouldn't be able to defend himself in the wild and was unlikely to have survived the coming months
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Australia plans to ban import of Lion trophies from South Africa

Australia plans to ban import of Lion trophies from South Africa | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A permanent ban on the importation of lion parts, including trophies is planned by Australia. This was announced after South African conservationist. Ian
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Wind Power is Actually Cheaper Than Coal, Nuclear and Gas

Wind Power is Actually Cheaper Than Coal, Nuclear and Gas | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Once you consider the downstream consequences, coal becomes a lot more expensive
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Britain's migrating birds are drastically declining, RSPB says

Britain's migrating birds are drastically declining, RSPB says | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Nightingale and turtle dove among populations that have seen dramatic long-term fall in number, annual RSPB report says
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Help Save the Most Trafficked Mammal in the World

Help Save the Most Trafficked Mammal in the World | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Sunda pangolin is a scaly mammal that eats ants and termites, hides in dense forest, and rolls into a tiny ball when scared. However, this secretive and solitary animal is also the most illegally traded mammal in the world. Hunted for their meat and scales, more than one million individuals are believed to have been trafficked in the past decade. To tackle this escalating crisis, our rangers are working day and night, removing nets and rescuing animals before it is too late.
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This clever game is like Guitar Hero, but for bird songs

This clever game is like Guitar Hero, but for bird songs | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Birders, this one is for you!
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Transport Month: shifting gears for the environment

Transport Month: shifting gears for the environment | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
This October, in the month dedicated to all things transport related, WWF-SA hopes to raise awareness of the unsustainable nature of many of our current transport habits and aspirations. 
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Nature Zen: Audio Library of Nature | WIRED

Nature Zen: Audio Library of Nature | WIRED | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Stuck at your desk? Nature Zen provides digital tidbits of the natural world.
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In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world's electricity

In just 15 years, wind could provide a fifth of the world's electricity | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A new report projects big growth for the wind industry. But only if we get real about climate change.
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Best places to see the red deer rut | Discover Wildlife

Best places to see the red deer rut | Discover Wildlife | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Seven best places to see the red deer rut in the UK.
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1st Battalion Welsh Guards help wage war on big game poachers in Kenya

1st Battalion Welsh Guards help wage war on big game poachers in Kenya | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
1st Battalion Welsh Guards have been training an anti-poaching team in Kenya to help them fight the growing threat posed by big game poachers.

The Guards used their experience of war torn countries and insurgents to pass on operational techniques.
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Coal-Rich Poland Ready To Block EU Climate Deal

Coal-Rich Poland Ready To Block EU Climate Deal | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
The deal was aimed at countering climate change and setting an exa...
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Planting in your community or school | Plant trees | The Woodland Trust

Planting in your community or school | Plant trees | The Woodland Trust | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Japanese knotweed - could a tiny insect tame the monster?

Japanese knotweed - could a tiny insect tame the monster? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Since Japanese knotweed won a gold medal in 1847 as 'interesting new ornamental of the year', it has become far too much of a good thing, writes Kate Constantine. But could the oriental triffid be tamed following the UK introduction of a specialist pest from Japan's volcanic uplands?
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Deadly virus striking European amphibians

Deadly virus striking European amphibians | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Populations of frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts hit hard by virus
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A manifesto for solving the global food crisis

A manifesto for solving the global food crisis | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
To celebrate World Food Day, here are key ways of promoting more sustainable food systems from building grain reserves to taxing pollution
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The stars over the Grand Canyon like you've never seen them before! (video)

The stars over the Grand Canyon like you've never seen them before! (video) | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Without light pollution, this is what you might be able to see on a moonless night...
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Rockybul promises rhino revival - The Times of India

Rockybul promises rhino revival - The Times of India | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
State forest and environment minister Rockybul Hussain on Tuesday said the Assam government is taking steps to ensure better wildlife conservation in the state.
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