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New Shades for a Dinobird's Feathers

New Shades for a Dinobird's Feathers | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Extensive x-rays of the ancient bird Archaeopteryx reveal a previously unseen pattern in its feather pigments.

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Une Cousteau dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent

Une Cousteau dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
La petite-fille de Jacques Yves veut protéger le fleuve
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Antarctica Was Once Covered in Forests. We Just Found One That Fossilized.

Antarctica Was Once Covered in Forests. We Just Found One That Fossilized. | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The ancient trees were able to withstand alternating months of pure sunlight and darkness, before falling in history's greatest mass extinction.
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A dinosaur-era shark with insane teeth was found swimming off the coast of Portugal

A dinosaur-era shark with insane teeth was found swimming off the coast of Portugal | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The ancient frilled shark once lived alongside the T-Rex, and has remained evolutionarily unchanged for 80 million years.
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Marine experts dash to Alaska to help save orphaned baby beluga

Marine experts dash to Alaska to help save orphaned baby beluga | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Whale experts from all over the country work together to save an orphaned, injured baby beluga in Alaska.
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7 New Giant Bug Species Are Extremely Aggressive

7 New Giant Bug Species Are Extremely Aggressive | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
The newfound katydids are also among the biggest, bulkiest insects on Earth, a new study says.
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Fukushima is surrendering to nature six years after nuclear meltdown

Fukushima is surrendering to nature six years after nuclear meltdown | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Six years after a nuclear meltdown resulted in a mass exodus of neighboring residents, the Fukushima prefecture is slowly being engulfed by a sea of green.
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Arresting Photos Illuminate the World of Wildlife Contraband

Arresting Photos Illuminate the World of Wildlife Contraband | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A photographer uses artful styling to bring attention to human demand for wildlife products.
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Barn owl killed by sky lantern as RSPCA warn people not to use them

Barn owl killed by sky lantern as RSPCA warn people not to use them | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
This is why you should think twice about letting off sky lanterns. They look beautiful and seem harmless when you light the flame that lifts them into the air
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Poisson-lune et tortue luth : deux espèces saisonnières dans le Saint-Laurent? 

Poisson-lune et tortue luth : deux espèces saisonnières dans le Saint-Laurent?  | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Il ne se passe pas une semaine sans qu'un poisson-lune soit observé dans le fleuve Saint-Laurent, selon le regroupement de chercheurs Amphibia-Nature. Le poisson tropical serait, avec la tortue luth, un visiteur saisonnier des eaux du fleuve.
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Un groupe imposant de tortues luths vu dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent

Un groupe imposant de tortues luths vu dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Les tortues luths sont une espèce en péril, qu'on a rarement la chance d'observer. C'est ce qui rend l'expérience récente d'un pêcheur de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard extraordinaire : il en a vu plus d'une douzaine, à la mi-août, lors d'une sortie de pêche.
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Magnificent white humpback whale filmed off coast of Australia (video)

Magnificent white humpback whale filmed off coast of Australia (video) | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
One of only a few white whales known to the world, watch this gorgeous creature as he swims near Sydney on his way to Antarctica.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 finalists – in pictures

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 finalists – in pictures | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
A hungry arctic fox, mating sea angels and playful brown bears are among the creatures captured by photographers for this year’s competition. The exhibition opens on 20 October at the Natural History Museum
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Rescuers save manatees stranded by Irma

Rescuers save manatees stranded by Irma | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
People work to rescue two manatees stranded by receding waters caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida's Sarasota Bay.
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Trump to let Americans import ivory and hunting trophies again

Trump to let Americans import ivory and hunting trophies again | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Donald Trump's administration is reversing a ban on the imports of elephant trophies—including ivory—from Zimbabwe and Zambia
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15 000 scientifiques lancent un cri d’alarme sur l’état de la planète

15 000 scientifiques lancent un cri d’alarme sur l’état de la planète | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Eau potable, forêts, gaz à effet de serre: tous les voyants sont rouges, s’inquiètent-ils.
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Venise bientôt débarrassée des méfaits des paquebots

Venise bientôt débarrassée des méfaits des paquebots | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Après la mobilisation de riverains et d’organisations environnementales durant des années, Rome a décidé d’empêcher les plus gros bateaux d’entrer dans la lagune de Venise, où ils occasionnent une importante pollution.
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La morue de Terre-Neuve est de retour !

La morue de Terre-Neuve est de retour ! | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Cela fait un quart de siècle que les Canadiens désespèrent de la reconstitution du stock de morues de Terre-Neuve. Pour la première fois depuis la fermeture de la pêcherie au
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Mmm, tastes good - why corals like plastics

Mmm, tastes good - why corals like plastics | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Diving News - Mmm, tastes good - why corals like plastics
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73 million trees to be planted in largest reforestation project ever

73 million trees to be planted in largest reforestation project ever | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Conservation International aims to plant 73 million trees in the Brazilian Amazon — the largest effort of its kind.
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First Nations Fight to Protect the Rare Spirit Bear from Hunters

First Nations Fight to Protect the Rare Spirit Bear from Hunters | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
An indigenous community reconnects with its heritage by working to end hunting and promote bear-watching in the Great Bear Rainforest.
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Prehistoric shrimp emerge from Australian desert after heavy rain

Prehistoric shrimp emerge from Australian desert after heavy rain | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Imagine millions of these slithering out from the mud? The eggs of this alien desert crustacean remain dormant for years, waiting for a bout of rain to hatch.
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Des facteurs humains responsables de la mort des baleines noires dans le golfe

Des facteurs humains responsables de la mort des baleines noires dans le golfe | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Les nécropsies de six des baleines trouvées mortes dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent au cours de l'été indiquent qu'elles ont succombé soit à des traumatismes causés par des collisions avec des navires, soit à l'empêtrement dans des filets de pêche.
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Un tsunami apporte des espèces marines jamais vues dans les eaux de la côte ouest

Un tsunami apporte des espèces marines jamais vues dans les eaux de la côte ouest | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Des débris du tsunami de 2011 au Japon ont migré jusqu'en Amérique du Nord, livrant ainsi une vie marine jamais observée dans les eaux de la Colombie-Britannique.
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En vidéo : Des océanologues ont découvert un paysage sous marin surréaliste

En vidéo : Des océanologues ont découvert un paysage sous marin surréaliste | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Des images tournées par des océanographes dans l'Océan Pacifique, à 2360 m de profondeur près d'un atoll hawaïen, évoquent la surfac
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Nasa helps create world's deepest coral farm

Nasa helps create world's deepest coral farm | Biodiversity protection | Scoop.it
Scientists from Florida International University have teamed up with Nasa to create the world's deepest coral farm in an effort to tackle the decline of coral reefs.
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