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Voice for Yellowstone » Too close to home

Voice for Yellowstone » Too close to home | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

It started with a Facebook message from a friend: “What is all this (BS) I hear about 7 YNP wolves shot outside the park?”

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Clear statement from the EU against legal wolf hunting

Clear statement from the EU against legal wolf hunting | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Despite the continuing expansion of the wolf in Europe, the EU Commission does not want to change the wolf's protective status.

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Navy efforts to protect whales have limited effect

Navy efforts to protect whales have limited effect | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Naval efforts to protect endangered whales by gradually increasing the noise levels of sonar have limited benefit, researchers at the University of St Andrews have found.

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Climate Change Is Driving Residents of Kivalina From Their Homes

Climate Change Is Driving Residents of Kivalina From Their Homes | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

For the Iñupiat Town, relocating is not a matter of if but when

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Study offers detailed insight into early-life behavior of grey seal pups at sea

Study offers detailed insight into early-life behavior of grey seal pups at sea | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Male and female grey seal pups show distinct behavioural differences as they learn to forage in the early stages of their independence, according to new research which scientists believe could be crucial to the future protection.

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Fishermen protest over bottom trawling - Cyprus Mail

Fishermen protest over bottom trawling - Cyprus Mail | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Professional fishermen closed Larnaca port for two hours on Monday morning, protesting against the government’s decision to issue a permit for bottom trawling. 

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Red squirrels successfully reintroduced to north-west Scottish Highlands

Red squirrels successfully reintroduced to north-west Scottish Highlands | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New population naturally expanded since reintroduction to north-west Scotland in 2016

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Fish provide insight into the evolution of the immune system

Fish provide insight into the evolution of the immune system | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, and Dalhousie University, Canada, reveals how immune systems can evolve resistance to parasites.

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Huge news: scientists solve mystery of dead male woolly mammoths

Huge news: scientists solve mystery of dead male woolly mammoths | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Young male Ice Age mammoths probably roamed alone and got themselves into risky situations more often than their female counterparts, study finds

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Wildlife biologists use Intel drones to spy on polar bears | ZDNet

Wildlife biologists use Intel drones to spy on polar bears | ZDNet | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Intel's Falcon 8+ drone launched from research boats despite steel interference.

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UN Calls for Global Action to Curb Fishing Bycatch

UN Calls for Global Action to Curb Fishing Bycatch | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

A United Nation’s wildlife summit is calling for steps to reduce on a global scale the incidental capture of sea birds, sea turtles, sharks and other nontarget species that get caught in fishing gear, often killing them.

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Mystery of octopuses found crawling along Welsh beach

Mystery of octopuses found crawling along Welsh beach | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Up to 25 of the cephalopods end up on dry land, possibly confused or injured by the recent storms

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Sharks tangled in nets and monkeys for sale on street in wildlife cruelty images

Sharks tangled in nets and monkeys for sale on street in wildlife cruelty images | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

An international group of award-winning photographers have joined forces in a bid to put an end to the illegal wildlife trade

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Arctic tourism provides insight into Inuit culture

Arctic tourism provides insight into Inuit culture | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

In the second of a series of podcasts with CBC's Ted Blades examining aspects of life in the Arctic, one travel company talks about tourism as a way to learn more about Inuit culture.

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Lion cubs at play, the world’s oldest known giant tortoise and a mountain hare are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

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Stunning pictures of 'pink' Arctic Fox basking in sunrise on Yamal peninsula

Stunning pictures of 'pink' Arctic Fox basking in sunrise on Yamal peninsula | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Wild animal uses eye contact to 'flatter' biologist Alexander Yakovlev - hoping for a tasty breakfast - at dawn on the shores of the freezing Gulf of Ob.

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Isolated Canadians welcome highway linking country's south to Arctic Ocean

Isolated Canadians welcome highway linking country's south to Arctic Ocean | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Conceived in the 1960s, the first all-season highway to forge the connection will open on Wednesday morning: ‘It’s going to be a total impact’

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How to survive a shark attack

How to survive a shark attack | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Shark experts tell the BBC what to do if one attacks (and no, you don't always have to punch it...)

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Endangered apes saved from pet trade

Endangered apes saved from pet trade | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Rescued pet apes in Indonesia are being returned to the wild, but traders are still "flouting the law".

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A last refuge for European orcas

A last refuge for European orcas | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Europe's killer whales wowed in the BBC's Blue Planet II series but these animals face extinction. Chris Gibson travelled to the small Norwegian island of Kvaløya where the orcas retain a strong foothold. But for how much longer?

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Pew Applauds Agreement to Protect Migratory Sharks

Pew Applauds Agreement to Protect Migratory Sharks | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised the 124 governments of the U.N. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) for taking action toward protecting six shark species. The decision came at the end of the weeklong 12th Conference of the Parties (CoP12) in Manila.

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Take Action for Red Wolves - Wildlands Network

Take Action for Red Wolves - Wildlands Network | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Contact Governor Roy Cooper (http://governor.nc.gov/contact-governor-cooper) and ask him to take steps to ensure that the Red Wolf Recovery Program continues in North Carolina by keeping wolves in the wild. You can also call his office at 919-814-2000, or tweet him at @NC_Governor and @RoyCooperNC. Even if you don’t live in North Carolina, let the Governor know that the world is counting on him to help save this critically endangered species.
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Demonstrating the power of renewables in Antarctica - Power Technology

Demonstrating the power of renewables in Antarctica - Power Technology | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

In November, Robert Swan OBE the first explorer to walk both the North and South Poles will set off from...Rea

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Lemurs are weird because Madagascar's fruit is weird

Lemurs are weird because Madagascar's fruit is weird | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Lemurs are primates like us, but they're the weird cousins. They're found only on Madagascar off the coast of Africa, and they fight by secreting smelly paste from their shoulders and using their tails to waft the scent at their rivals.

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Tequila production can make or break the lesser long-nosed bat population

Tequila production can make or break the lesser long-nosed bat population | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The lesser long-nosed bat may make history as the first bat to be removed from the Endangered Species List.

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Sea Shepherd Australia - Sea Shepherd ship, the Steve Irwin, sets sights on Adani in defence of the Great Barrier Reef

Sea Shepherd Australia - Sea Shepherd ship, the Steve Irwin, sets sights on Adani in defence of the Great Barrier Reef | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

The crew of the M/V Steve Irwin and Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia Jeff Hansen have Adani in their sights. Photo: Massimo Bonadei / Sea Shepher

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