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Biodiversity hotspots 'too big to fail,' expert says | Global Ideas | DW.DE | 08.10.2013

Biodiversity hotspots 'too big to fail,' expert says | Global Ideas | DW.DE | 08.10.2013 | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Günter Mitlacher from the German branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) talks about the challenges of saving the world’s ecosystems and why protecting biodiversity is just as important as bailing out big banks.
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Google Earth Saves Kenyan Elephants With Drones in Maasai Mara

Google Earth Saves Kenyan Elephants With Drones in Maasai Mara | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Standing in his flatbed truck, Marc Goss touches “take off” on his iPad 3 and a $300 AR Drone whirs into the air as his latest weapon to fight elephant poachers around Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve.
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Discover the Unique Wildlife of Africa with Malawi Self Drive Safari - Exact Release 11:02 pm

Discover the Unique Wildlife of Africa with Malawi Self Drive Safari - Exact Release 11:02 pm | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The reserve is well protected by the local community people in Africa. You have a great chance to meet them and know about their culture and way of...
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Nepal arrests 14 over rhino poaching

Nepal arrests 14 over rhino poaching | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
At least 14 alleged rhinoceros poachers are arrested in Nepal, with one accused of killing more than a dozen rhinos in the past six years, say police.
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Your planet needs you: 10 ways to help

Your planet needs you: 10 ways to help | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Every bit counts, so tweak a few bad habits and try to live more sustainably.
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Infographic: The journey of a rhino horn

Infographic: The journey of a rhino horn | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Trade in rhino horn is banned, but the increasing demand has made it a very lucrative business on the black market.
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Orangutans rescued as haven takes shape in the wilds of Sumatra

Orangutans rescued as haven takes shape in the wilds of Sumatra | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Australian-led project will allow orangutans to roam free on their own islands, featuring feeding platforms and puzzles
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'Like nothing we had seen before': New species of owl discovered

'Like nothing we had seen before': New species of owl discovered | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A British ornithologist and his team have discovered a completely new species of owl while on a research expedition in Oman.
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Oil Wealth and Poverty: Africa's Last Eco-Frontier

Oil Wealth and Poverty: Africa's Last Eco-Frontier | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
  Oil and Africa: Fear of Disruption, Pollution, Land Grabbing, Corruption, Human Rights Abuse and insecurity . By Rajab Bwengye Africa is known as the World’s richest in terms of Natural reso...
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Oceans face 'deadly trio' of threats, study says

Oceans face 'deadly trio' of threats, study says | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
OSLO (Reuters) - The world's oceans are under greater threat than previously believed from a deadly trio of global warming, declining oxygen levels and acidification, an international study said on Thursday.The...
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African gorillas are under threat from oil survey

African gorillas are under threat from oil survey | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
UK and conservationists express opposition towards drilling in Virunga National Park
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Researchers Find Historic Ocean Acidification Levels: ‘The Next Mass Extinction May Have Already Begun’

Researchers Find Historic Ocean Acidification Levels: ‘The Next Mass Extinction May Have Already Begun’ | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The study finds a "deadly trio" of human-caused effects are proving disastrous for the health of the world's oceans.
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Every Last Rhino Could Be Gone In 10 Years

Every Last Rhino Could Be Gone In 10 Years | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
By the end of September, 704 rhinos had been killed by poachers in South Africa. This startling figure showcases the growing scourge of rhino slaughter, which surpassed last year's record murder rate of 668 with three full months left in the year.
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Mixed fortunes for Cape vultures

Mixed fortunes for Cape vultures | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Expanding networks of pylons and power lines in southern Africa are extending Cape vultures' foraging range but it comes at a cost, say scientists.
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Study warns world's hottest years could be the coolest by mid-century

Study warns world's hottest years could be the coolest by mid-century | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
If emissions keep rising, then biodiversity hotspots and poorest countries hit earliest as climate shifts
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Badger cull has killed less than half the number of animals intended

Badger cull has killed less than half the number of animals intended | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Experts say cull's failure may well result in increases in bovine TB infections
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MBA Polymers | UK climbs up global sustainability rankings

MBA Polymers | UK climbs up global sustainability rankings | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The world leader at producing sustainably mined plastics from end-of-life durable goods, we save over 80% of the energy and between 1 and 3 tons of CO₂ for every ton of virgin plastics we replace.
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Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #16

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #16 | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful effects.
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To save elephants and fight terrorism, we must boycott ivory | Toronto Star

To save elephants and fight terrorism, we must boycott ivory | Toronto Star | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
It is estimated that the tusks of just five elephants were all that was needed to fund the Westgate Mall massacre in Nairobi.
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Come Fly With Me: The Eco-Friendly Way

Come Fly With Me: The Eco-Friendly Way | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Want to travel the world without the environmental cost? Reduce your number of long-distance trips to one a year and go green!
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Chris Packham: urban foxes can live harmoniously with humans - Telegraph

Chris Packham: urban foxes can live harmoniously with humans - Telegraph | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Urban foxes can live harmoniously alongside humans and people should feel free to feed them, wildlife expert Chris Packham said as he warned against “demonising” the animals.
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Inside Southern Africa’s Poaching Epidemic « Generation C Magazine

Inside Southern Africa’s Poaching Epidemic « Generation C Magazine | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Creativity. Cooperation. Change. Generation C is an online platform dedicated to publishing and sharing solutions-oriented and inspiring articles on our common future.
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Saving Rhinos with Poison

Saving Rhinos with Poison | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The news only gets worse for Rhinos.  South Africa has announced 688 rhinos have already been killed by poachers this year, surpassing last year’s record total of 668.  Armed rangers and strict anti-poaching laws seem to have little effect due to ...
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Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - Namibia

Blue Lizard Adventures - Volunteer - Namibia | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Trust launches badger vaccine trial on estate

Trust launches  badger vaccine trial on estate | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A bovine tuberculosis (TB) vaccination trial for badgers has been launched across 550 acres of tenant farmland in south Devon.The Sharpham Trust, an environmental charity that manages the land, does...
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