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Sea Turtle Conservation Should Include Nesting Site Protection - Science News - redOrbit

Sea Turtle Conservation Should Include Nesting Site Protection - Science News - redOrbit | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
As various species around the world experience increasingly negative impacts from climate change, scientists are constantly looking for ways to inform the conversation around conservation.
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Leonardo DiCaprio launches fight against wildlife crime

Leonardo DiCaprio launches fight against wildlife crime | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Actor teams with the World Wildlife Fund to promote “Hands Off My Parts” initiative.
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The Wild Life of a Bonobo - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

The ape famous for making love isn't as peace loving as we once thought.
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Hundreds of Mozambicans involved in rhino poaching | The Zimbabwean

Hundreds of Mozambicans involved in rhino poaching | The Zimbabwean | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Over the past five years the South African authorities have killed 279 Mozambicans involved in the illegal hunting of rhinoceros, according to figures published on Tuesday by the independent daily “O Pais”.
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GM Salmon: Why You Should Care!

GM Salmon: Why You Should Care! | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
As someone who puts animal welfare and the environment front and center in my food choices, AquaBounty's claim that their GE salmon will reach a marketable weight in half the time immediately set alarm bells ringing.
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Jurassic records warn of risk to marine life from global warming

Jurassic records warn of risk to marine life from global warming | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The risk posed by global warming and rising ocean temperatures to the future health of the world's marine ecosystem has been highlighted by scientists studying fossil records.

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CineversityTV's curator insight, February 19, 2013 4:16 PM

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Kenya: 2 Poachers Arrested 1 Killed 1 Escaped

Kenya: 2 Poachers Arrested 1 Killed 1 Escaped | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it

Two Tanzanians have been arrested with 16 pieces of ivory in Ongata Rongai.The suspects, are being held at the Langata Police Station and will be arraigned in court tomorrow.

 

Elsewhere a suspected poacher has been gunned down in Lake Nakuru National Park while his accomplice escaped after a gun battle with KWS rangers. A rifle and 17 bullets were recovered.


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Cape Winelands responds to biodiversity needs

Cape Winelands responds to biodiversity needs | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Cape Winelands District Municipality in South Africa has joined an international initiative that aims to manage urban biodiversity.
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Weatherwatch: Wind turbines impact on balance and distribution of species

Weatherwatch: Wind turbines impact on balance and distribution of species | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Kate Ravilious on the changes to weather caused by wind farms
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Wildlife center increasing space to aid injured eagles - Arizona Daily Star

Wildlife center increasing space to aid injured eagles - Arizona Daily Star | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Wildlife center increasing space to aid injured eagles
Arizona Daily Star
Golden eagles and other injured birds of prey being rehabilitated are getting more space to spread their wings at the Tucson Wildlife Center.
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WATCH: Conservation Police Free Deer By Shooting

WATCH: Conservation Police Free Deer By Shooting | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Last week, officers from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources were called to rescue two deer that had become locked together by their antlers.
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3 rhinos killed in North West

3 rhinos killed in North West | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Hawks have confirmed that 3 rhino were poached and killed on a game farm in the North West.
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Wildlife refuge under siege by rhino poachers

Wildlife refuge under siege by rhino poachers | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Out of the early morning mists and tall grass of northeast India emerges a massive creature with a dinosaur-like face, having survived millions of years despite a curse - literally on its head.
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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Wekesa Plans New Method to Tame Poaching

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Wekesa Plans New Method to Tame Poaching | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Africa: Palm Oil's Final Frontier

Africa: Palm Oil's Final Frontier | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Le Cameroun semble très loin de nous. Pourtant, c’est à nous de faire en sorte que ce crime environnemental soit dénoncé dans le monde entier.
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Leaves and Twigs: A Weekly Roundup of the Best Sustainability Stories on the Web

Leaves and Twigs: A Weekly Roundup of the Best Sustainability Stories on the Web | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
What captivated the conservation community last week? Stories of monogamous animals abounded, climate experts reflected on President Obama’s statements on climate change and a series of studies rev...
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Arctic needs protection from resource rush as ice melts, says UN

Arctic needs protection from resource rush as ice melts, says UN | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
AlertNet:As melting ice makes exploration easier, human activity threatens wildlife and ecosystems
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Scientists document baby giant armadillo for first time (photos)

Scientists document baby giant armadillo for first time (photos) | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Despite weighing as much as full-grown human, almost nothing is known about the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) including its breeding and reproductive behaviors. How does mating occur? How long does pregnancy last?
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Rhino hunting shock at game reserve

Rhino hunting shock at game reserve | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
A private game reserve in Limpopo has come under fire after offering packages to hunt rhino instead of saving them.

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Sue Woolley's curator insight, February 20, 2013 3:59 PM
mans greed prevails once again ! what utter traitors !
Sue Woolley's curator insight, February 24, 2013 12:39 PM

HAVE YOU ALL SEEN THIS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  SHOCKING !

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Poachers kills another rhino in Kaziranga, chop off horn - The Times of India

Poachers kills another rhino in Kaziranga, chop off horn - The Times of India | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
There has been no let up in rhino poaching in Assam yet.On Saturday, poachers killed another rhino at Kaziranga National Park and chopped off its horn.
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One in five reptile species faces extinction – study

One in five reptile species faces extinction – study | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Half of all freshwater turtles close to extinction while three species, including jungle runner lizard, are possibly extinct
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Hand-Feeding Polar Bears Could Be the Next Big Conservation Industry

Hand-Feeding Polar Bears Could Be the Next Big Conservation Industry | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Global warming and poaching are two of the most significant dangers facing polar bear populations today.
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Help Save Okinawa Dugong And Coral Reef Ecosystem - The Petition Site

The U.S. government is planning to build a new military base atop a healthy coral reef in Okinawa.
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Elephants are not Diamonds

Elephants are not Diamonds | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Katarzyna Nowak and her colleagues reignite the debate on whether a regulated legal trade in ivory can ever be a mechanism advantageous to elephant conservation.
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Wildlife count on way as poaching rises

Wildlife count on way as poaching rises | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The government plans to conduct a major head count of Kenya’s endangered wildlife in the wake of increased poaching in the country.
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