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11,000 Elephants Slaughtered in African Forest

11,000 Elephants Slaughtered in African Forest | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Gabon’s Minkebe National Park, once home to Africa’s largest forest elephant population, has lost 11,100 elephants to the illegal ivory trade in recent years, the Wildlife Conservation Society says.
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Mistle thrushes 'missing' from UK

Mistle thrushes 'missing' from UK | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Mistle thrushes have disappeared from UK gardens at a "staggering" rate, according to the RSPB.

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Biodiversity helps protect nature against human impacts

Biodiversity helps protect nature against human impacts | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
New research suggests farmers and resource managers should not rely on seemingly stable but vulnerable single-crop monocultures. Instead they should encourage more kinds of plants in fields and woods as a buffer against sudden ecosystem disturbance.
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Climate adaptation: Survival of the flexible

Climate adaptation: Survival of the flexible | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Many tropical species never experience extreme heat or cold. That may doom them in a warming world.
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Wildlife Boom Expected After Eradication of 30,000 Rats on Pacific Island »

Wildlife Boom Expected After Eradication of 30,000 Rats on Pacific Island » | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
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Wind farms vs wildlife - The Spectator

Wind farms vs wildlife - The Spectator | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Wind turbines only last for ‘half as long as previously thought’, according to a new study. But even in their short lifespans, those turbines can do a lot of damage.…
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Harmonizing Elephant Deaths

Harmonizing Elephant Deaths | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
What does it actually mean to “harmonize” elephant mortality and why should we do it?
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Success! One of the largest paper companies commits to end deforestation | Greenpeace Blogs

Success! One of the largest paper companies commits to end deforestation | Greenpeace Blogs | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Greenpeace announces unprecedented victory for the Indonesian rainforest. One of the largest paper & pulp companies, Asia Pulp & Paper, has committed to a deforestation policy after Greenpeace has campaigned against the company since 2007.
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IoS investigation: HS2 - the hidden cost to Britain's wildlife

IoS investigation: HS2 - the hidden cost to Britain's wildlife | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 350 wildlife sites, including nature reserves, ancient woodlands and wetlands which are home to some of Britain's rarest species, are threatened by the high-speed rail link, an investigation by The Independent on Sunday has established.
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Jane Goodall Celebrates 50 Years of Conservation, Began with studying chimpanzees in Tanzania - Transcend

Jane Goodall Celebrates 50 Years of Conservation, Began with studying chimpanzees in Tanzania - Transcend | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Transcend - Environment, Future, Humanity, Reality, Technology, Universe
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Microsoft and UNEP Take on Biodiversity Modeling

Microsoft and UNEP Take on Biodiversity Modeling | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Microsoft Research scientists are partnering with UNEP to develop a general ecosystem model of biodiversity throughout the world.
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LionAid Discusses Zambia's Moratorium On Big Cat Trophy Hunting | The Organic View Radio Show

LionAid Discusses Zambia's Moratorium On Big Cat Trophy Hunting | The Organic View Radio Show | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks LionAid.org's founders, Dr. Pieter Kat and Christine Macsween about Zambia's moratorium.
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Are elephants paying the price of office politics?

Are elephants paying the price of office politics? | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
In a shocking report published by a leading Kenyan newspaper - The Star - claims are being made that senior staff of the Kenya Wildlife Service are working with poachers in order to undermine the appointment of the new KWS Director William Kiprono.

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what chance has wildlife against poachers if the people in government that are supposed to be protecting them also involved and profiteering

 

 

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The high seas are too precious to be left to plunderers and polluters

The high seas are too precious to be left to plunderers and polluters | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Callum Roberts: Only now with the launch of the Global Ocean Commission are we finally addressing the ravages of the oceans
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Swift fox making a comeback on the Canadian prairie - Prairie Post

Swift fox making a comeback on the Canadian prairie - Prairie Post | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A cat-size fox that completely disappeared from the Canadian prairie by the late 1930s is slowly making a comeback due to determined efforts by conser...
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Elephant poaching 'out of control'

Elephant poaching 'out of control' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
More than 11,000 elephants have been killed by ivory poachers in Gabon since 2004 according to new research
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Over 80 rhino poached in 37 days

Over 80 rhino poached in 37 days | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A total of 82 rhino have been poached in the country since 1 January, the water and environmental affairs department says.
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Report: Climate change a threat to wildlife

Report: Climate change a threat to wildlife | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
'Climate change is the biggest threat wildlife will face this century,' according to a report by the National Wildlife Federation.
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Britain's wildlife facing 'disastrous' threats over budget cuts - Telegraph

Britain's wildlife facing 'disastrous' threats over budget cuts - Telegraph | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Britain’s wildlife is facing potentially “disastrous” threats as budget cuts prompt the biggest shake-up in environmental protection in a generation, a leading conservationist has warned.
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3 Widely Used Pesticides Banned in EU Due to Unacceptable Danger to Bees

3 Widely Used Pesticides Banned in EU Due to Unacceptable Danger to Bees | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Three of the world's most used pesticides, neonicotinoids made by Bayer and Syngenta, will be banned in the EU to see if bees recover.
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Rhino poaching crisis spreads to India

Rhino poaching crisis spreads to India | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
India Monday lost its ninth rhino to poaching so far this year within the northern state of Assam.  
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Ecosystem Services and Your Ecosystem Garden: how your property contributes to healthy ecosystems

Ecosystem Services and Your Ecosystem Garden: how your property contributes to healthy ecosystems | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Ecosystem Services The World Resources Institute published an article describing how corporations can contribute to the health of essential ecosystem services.  Our goal here is to show how every o...
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Hedgehog Street, Latest News - National Biodiversity Network

Hedgehog Street, Latest News - National Biodiversity Network | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Hedgehog Street
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57 rhino lost during first month of year

57 rhino lost during first month of year | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
South Africa has just released the rhino poaching figures for January and the news is not good. 57 rhino have been lost in the country so far this year with Kruger National Park losing 42 rhino.
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6 Bizarre Animal Smuggling Busts

6 Bizarre Animal Smuggling Busts | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Primates in pants, a carry-on croc, and more surprising finds in the illicit wildlife trade.
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