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West African lions on verge of extinction, report says

West African lions on verge of extinction, report says | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Conservation group LionAid says as few as 645 lions remain in the wild in western and central Africa
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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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Brazil confirms Amazon deforestation increase

Brazil confirms Amazon deforestation increase | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Data released by the Brazilian government Friday confirms an increase in Amazon forest loss..
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Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - Brazil

Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - Brazil | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Maps offer insight into bat habitats

Maps offer insight into bat habitats | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 15,000 bat recordings in the Lake District help researchers produce the first detailed, large-scale species-specific bat distribution maps in a UK region.
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Kenya seizes poached elephant ivory

Kenya seizes poached elephant ivory | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Poached elephant ivory "disguised" as sun-dried fish has been seized in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, officials say.
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Study: echolocation maps of bat calls used to improve conservation (Wired UK)

Study: echolocation maps of bat calls used to improve conservation (Wired UK) | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Habitat-suitability maps created from the echolocation calls of bats can be used to improve conservation, according to a study published by the University of Leeds
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Shocking footage of hunters killing young seals fails to stop Namibia's cull

Shocking footage of hunters killing young seals fails to stop Namibia's cull | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Government claims the cull is to protect fish stocks, but campaigners say seals brutally killed for their fat and fur
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Funding Biases Affect Wildlife Protection in the Developing World

Funding Biases Affect Wildlife Protection in the Developing World | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Forty countries that receive low levels of aid for environmental conservation contain about one-third of the world's threatened species
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Biodiversity spending study finds 40 countries most underfunded to properly protect species | Toronto Star

Biodiversity spending study finds 40 countries most underfunded to properly protect species | Toronto Star | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A group of scientists that includes a Simon Fraser University researcher has come up with a way to rank the 40 most underfunded countries in terms of biodiversity conservation. There are some predictable results — and some surprises, too.
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Obama to launch major wildlife trafficking initiative in Africa

Obama to launch major wildlife trafficking initiative in Africa | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
President Obama will launch a major new initiative in Tanzania Monday aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking, according to White House officials.
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Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - We are specialists in escorted touring, traveling, safari's and volunteer work. We cover various locations across; Iceland, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Ta...

Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - We are specialists in escorted touring, traveling, safari's and volunteer work. We cover various locations across; Iceland, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Ta... | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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How you can help prevent another mass bumble bee die-off

How you can help prevent another mass bumble bee die-off | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
After over 50,000 bumble bees were killed in one swoop by pesticides in Oregon, a conservation group calls for new rules, and your help.
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A Family Adventure Trip Once in a While is Thoroughly Enjoyable

When we are talking about the family safaris in Tanzania, it is wise to start with the Serengeti where there is a lot of exhilarating family...
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Researchers study 18,000 hours of deep sea footage, find ocean seafloor is covered in trash

Researchers study 18,000 hours of deep sea footage, find ocean seafloor is covered in trash | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
We've all seen images of trash on beaches, or floating on the surface of the ocean. But a surprising amount ends up on the deep seafloor, at depths so great that it's been very hard for us to really know what the situation is.
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Pangolins are being eaten to extinction - News - Conservation - ZSL

Pangolins are being eaten to extinction - News - Conservation - ZSL | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. It runs both ZSL London and Whipsnade zoos.
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Travel & Tourism Articles - African Tour with Voluntary has Become Very Prevalent - Amazines.com Article Search Engine

Travel & Tourism Articles - African Tour with Voluntary has Become Very Prevalent - Amazines.com Article Search Engine | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Articles from BLUE LIZARD - What first comes to mind when community volunteer work in Africa is mentioned? Wildlife perhaps? Africa has some of the most evocative animals in the world.
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Pollinator Conservation in Your Ecosystem Garden

Pollinator Conservation in Your Ecosystem Garden | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Pollinator Conservation Handbook, by The Xerces Society and The Bee Works, is a wonderful resource for all Ecosystem Gardeners to support native pollinators. Most of you have probably heard of ...
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Birds indicate a planet in peril, but investing in conservation makes economic sense -- Sott.net

Birds indicate a planet in peril, but investing in conservation makes economic sense -- Sott.net | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
July 2013. Declines in birds across the globe are providing evidence of a rapid deterioration in the global environment that is affecting all life on earth - including people.
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Biodiversity conservation funding can be better targeted, scientists find

Biodiversity conservation funding can be better targeted, scientists find | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Researchers identified the most underfunded countries globally for nature conservation in a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) this week.
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South Africa looks to sell some of its $1bn rhino horn stockpile

South Africa looks to sell some of its $1bn rhino horn stockpile | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Conservation groups fear plan could increase demand in markets such as Vietnam and enrich black-marketeers
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Stunning new biodiversity maps show where to prioritize conservation

Stunning new biodiversity maps show where to prioritize conservation | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A group of researchers have produced maps depicting the whereabouts of all known birds, mammals and amphibians at resolutions about 100 times finer than anything available before.
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Nuclear carbon to fight poaching

Nuclear carbon to fight poaching | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The atmospheric carbon left over from nuclear bomb tests could help scientists track illegally poached ivory, new research finds.
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Nations to Designate Antarctic Marine Protected Areas?

Nations to Designate Antarctic Marine Protected Areas? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
If approved, two proposed Antarctic marine reserves will nearly double the amount of the world's ocean under protection.
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Food giants Nestle and Unilever caught in animal testing scandal

Food giants Nestle and Unilever caught in animal testing scandal | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Rabbits, piglets and mice are being killed when pregnant, injected with deadly bacteria and bled to death by food firms testing fashionable superfoods, claims British campaign group BUAV.
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Anna Phillips's curator insight, June 29, 2013 6:08 PM

Important for us all to be aware of this.