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Accounting for meat: The hidden emissions in your steak - Conservation

Accounting for meat: The hidden emissions in your steak - Conservation | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Meat production results in a massive amount of greenhouse gas emissions, but its international trade makes those emissions difficult to regulate.
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Coastal Wolves of Vancouver Island

Coastal Wolves of Vancouver Island | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Vancouver Island, north of Seattle, is homes to a very special population of gray wolves known as Coastal Wolves.

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Sea Shepherd celebrates New Year with arrest of illegal fishing vessel in Liberia

Sea Shepherd celebrates New Year with arrest of illegal fishing vessel in Liberia | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

On January 2nd, the Chinese-flagged fishing vessel (F/V) Guo Ji 809 was arrested by the Liberian Coast Guard -- with the assistance of Sea Shepherd -- for illegal fishing in waters belonging to the West African state of Liberia.

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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Sea Shepherd Vessel Makes History by Becoming First Ship Registered as a Marine Conservation Yacht | News | News And Commentary

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Sea Shepherd Vessel Makes History by Becoming First Ship Registered as a Marine Conservation Yacht | News | News And Commentary | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s newest vessel, the M/V Sharpie, has become the first ship in history to obtain registry as a private marine conservation yacht by Dominica Maritime Registry.

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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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Adélie Penguins: the Little People of the Antarctic

Adélie Penguins: the Little People of the Antarctic | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Described as “an object of endless pleasure and amusement” by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, survivor of Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole, the Adélie penguin stands with the regal and iconic emperor penguin as one of only two penguin species found on mainland Antarctica. 

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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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