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Travel & Tourism Articles - Malawi Safaris and Volunteer Work in Africa - Amazines.com Article Search Engine

Travel & Tourism Articles - Malawi Safaris and Volunteer Work in Africa - Amazines.com Article Search Engine | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Articles from BLUE LIZARD - Some of the best tourists’ experiences in Africa are from tours in Malawi which is a beautiful country in southeast Africa, especially the Malawi self drive safari which is really unique.
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How "Walking" Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land

How "Walking" Fish Made the Leap From Ocean to Land | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Pacific leaping blenny went from swimmer to landlubber by evolving camouflage to blend into surrounding rocks, a new study says.
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1,500 Poisoned Vultures Since May, Vultures Now Targeted for Their Heads

1,500 Poisoned Vultures Since May, Vultures Now Targeted for Their Heads | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
This year has seen a dramatic increase in vulture poisonings particularly in southern Africa. At current levels many species of African vulture will become extinct within our lifetimes.
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New mountain porcupine discovered in Brazil (photos)

New mountain porcupine discovered in Brazil (photos) | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
In Brazil's Baturite Mountains, scientists have uncovered a new species of prehensile-tailed porcupine, according to a new paper in Revista Nordestina de Biologia.
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Cats killing huge numbers of British birds, Sir David Attenborough warns

Cats killing huge numbers of British birds, Sir David Attenborough warns | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
TV naturalist says cat owners should buy bell collars to stop them killing 'an extraordinarily high number of birds in gardens'
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Snow Leopard on the Roof

Snow Leopard on the Roof | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
When Mongolian herder D. Ganbat and his family came out of their ger (the nomadic tent where they live) on November 19, they were shocked to see a young snow leopard cub curled up on the roof of their home!
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Study says U.S. can’t keep up with loss of ecologically-sensitive wetlands

Study says U.S. can’t keep up with loss of ecologically-sensitive wetlands | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Scientists blame storms, rising sea level and development for loss of ecologically-essential wetlands.
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Coca-Cola, Ford Team To Turn Recyclable Plastic Bottles Into Car Seat Fabric

Coca-Cola, Ford Team To Turn Recyclable Plastic Bottles Into Car Seat Fabric | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
VideoAh, the simple plastic bottle: one of the most contentious packaging methods that consumer products companies face in an age of sustainable resource management.
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World's biggest palm oil company makes zero deforestation commitment

World's biggest palm oil company makes zero deforestation commitment | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Wilmar, the world's largest palm oil trader and a long-time target of environmentalists, has signed a landmark policy that commits the company to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain.
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Putting an End to Elephant Poaching | Stories | WWF

Putting an End to Elephant Poaching | Stories | WWF | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
When the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service crushed 6 tons of confiscated ivory carvings, trinkets and jewelry into rubble last month, it got the world’s attention.
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Scientists Warn That Warming ‘Will be Hard to Reverse’ | Climate Central

Scientists Warn That Warming ‘Will be Hard to Reverse’ | Climate Central | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A simulation suggests that even hauling CO2 emissions could still leave the Earth’s average temperature rising.
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86 percent of big animals in the Sahara Desert are extinct or endangered

86 percent of big animals in the Sahara Desert are extinct or endangered | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Bigger than all of Brazil, among the harshest ecosystems on Earth, and largely undeveloped, one would expect that the Sahara desert would be a haven for desert wildlife.
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Survey in Vietnam records highest number of Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys to date | Fauna & Flora International

Survey in Vietnam records highest number of Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys to date | Fauna & Flora International | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Sir David Attenborough: The world wouldn't change hugely if the panda was extinct - Telegraph

Sir David Attenborough: The world wouldn't change hugely if the panda was extinct - Telegraph | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Sir David Attenborough, the broadcaster, has claimed the world would not change “hugely” if there were no more giant pandas, as he warns against focusing only on “charismatic” species
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Badger cull a PR disaster for UK countryside, warn 'dissident' farmers

Badger cull a PR disaster for UK countryside, warn 'dissident' farmers | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A growing number of farmers are now questioning the nature of the cull and its effectiveness. And some are blaming poor biosecurity and intensive farming for the spread of TB in the UK cattle herd.
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Global warming impacts our mental health

Global warming impacts our mental health | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
For Canada's Inuit, climate change represents an emotional challenge--and there are implications for all of us.
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A Map Of the World That Shows the Global Economy Of Elephant Poaching

A Map Of the World That Shows the Global Economy Of Elephant Poaching | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Chinese demand for ivory is killing off the African elephant.
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Distinct Humpback Whale Populations Found in Pacific : DNews

Distinct Humpback Whale Populations Found in Pacific : DNews | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Five distinct humpback whale populations have been identified across the North Pacific Ocean in the most comprehensive genetic study of the mammals in this region yet
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World's biggest wildlife oasis opens up its borders | KPAX.com | Missoula, Montana

World's biggest wildlife oasis opens up its borders | KPAX.com | Missoula, Montana | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, BOTSWANA - There are few places in the world that conjure the same kind of imagery as the Chobe National Park in Botswana.
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Top scientists propose ambitious plans to safeguard world from devastating climate change

Top scientists propose ambitious plans to safeguard world from devastating climate change | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Two degrees is too much: that's the conclusion of a landmark new paper by top economists and climatologists, including James Hansen formerly of NASA.
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Crocodiles Balance Twigs on Their Heads to Lure Nest-Building Birds

Crocodiles Balance Twigs on Their Heads to Lure Nest-Building Birds | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
While crocodiles and alligators are stereotypically seen as lethargic, stupid and boring, researchers say that these reptiles are more cunning than they seem
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'The Greatest Sex Show On Earth' Just Might Save The Oceans

'The Greatest Sex Show On Earth' Just Might Save The Oceans | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Little known fact: coral reefs procreate. And since the number of reefs has been cut in half in the last 30 years thanks to climate change, pollution, and predatory species, coral reefs are procreating like there's no tomorrow.
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Forty vultures killed in mass poisoning - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za

Forty vultures killed in mass poisoning - IOL SciTech | IOL.co.za | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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African elephant numbers 'could fall by one-fifth' due to poaching

African elephant numbers 'could fall by one-fifth' due to poaching | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The scale of the elephant poaching epidemic could lead to local populations becoming extinct, an IUCN report says
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