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Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea

Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea | conservation | Scoop.it
When a marine turtle is incidentally by-caught by a longliner, fishermen try to cut the line — without hauling it on board — and release the turtle into the sea.

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France, Spain have EU fleet grant plans rejected - Scotland on Sunday

France, Spain have EU fleet grant plans rejected - Scotland on Sunday | conservation | Scoop.it
France, Spain have EU fleet grant plans rejected Scotland on Sunday They also voted to cap the amount Member States can spend on fishing fleets as part of the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) which will provide €6.5 billion of grants...

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Unlikely success: how Zimbabwe has become a global leader in rhino conservation

Unlikely success: how Zimbabwe has become a global leader in rhino conservation | conservation | Scoop.it
With its collapsed economy, entrenched poverty, and political tremors, one would not expect that a country like Zimbabwe would have the capacity to safeguard its rhinos against determined and well-funded poachers, especially as just across the...
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As dolphin die-off nears record high, shutdown puts investigation on ice - NBCNews.com

As dolphin die-off nears record high, shutdown puts investigation on ice - NBCNews.com | conservation | Scoop.it
As dolphin die-off nears record high, shutdown puts investigation on ice NBCNews.com "If this [shutdown] runs into weeks and longer, we're talking about significant impacts to our ability to investigate this mortality event," Mark Swingle, director...

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Divers Willingness to Pay for Biodiversity Could Help Conservation Efforts - Science Daily (press release)

Divers Willingness to Pay for Biodiversity Could Help Conservation Efforts - Science Daily (press release) | conservation | Scoop.it
Divers Willingness to Pay for Biodiversity Could Help Conservation Efforts Science Daily (press release) "This result was exiting to us, since it shows that the general public as well as scientists place a high value on biodiversity and that...
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Russia, Ukraine Again Block Antarctic Ocean Protections - ThinkProgress

Russia, Ukraine Again Block Antarctic Ocean Protections - ThinkProgress | conservation | Scoop.it
ThinkProgress Russia, Ukraine Again Block Antarctic Ocean Protections ThinkProgress The Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Living Marine Resources spent the past ten days in Hobart, Australia attempting, for the third time, to pass a...

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Rich biodiversity CAN exist in and around cities - Stockholm Resilience Centre

Rich biodiversity CAN exist in and around cities - Stockholm Resilience Centre | conservation | Scoop.it
Advances the understanding of complex social-ecological systems with new insights into ecosystem management practices and long-term sustainability (RT @Alex_Verbeek: Rich biodiversity CAN exist in and around cities
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African gorillas are under threat from oil survey | marketspace

African gorillas are under threat from oil survey | marketspace | conservation | Scoop.it
UK and conservationists express opposition towards drilling in Virunga National Park (RT @ThinktoSustain: African gorillas are under threat from #oil survey http://t.co/zHj91iaYwX sustainability ...
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World Environment News - Oceans face 'deadly trio' of threats, study says - Planet Ark

World Environment News - Oceans face 'deadly trio' of threats, study says - Planet Ark | conservation | Scoop.it
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.

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