Wildlife & Environment

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World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

Apr 11, 2014
World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

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Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

Apr 10, 2014
Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

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San Joaquin River named America’s most endangered river for 2014

San Joaquin River named America’s most endangered river for 2014

Editor’s note: This is from American Rivers, the environmental group that protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers and conserves clean water. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers For 2014: San Joaquin River, California Threat: Outdated water management and excessive diversions At risk: … Continue reading

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Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees

Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees


Honey is an ancient staple that’s finding new appreciation among both foodies and bee lovers.

With the season’s annual sense of renewal, spring flowers bring (hopefully) bees buzzing – and thoughts of honey.

Not surprisingly, honey sweetens many spring favorites for Passover gatherings. The Jewish holiday begins...

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Putting a price on ecological restoration

Apr 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Putting a price on clean water and soil fertility helps the UN set ecological restoration targets for degraded and deforested land.

Forests provide essential ecosystem services for people, including timber, food and water. For those struggling with the after-effects of deforestation, the main hope lies in rebuilding forest resources through ecological...

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Op-Ed: Rob DiPerna: Who Will Stand Up for the Northern Spotted Owl?

Apr 8, 2014
Op-Ed: Rob DiPerna: Who Will Stand Up for the Northern Spotted Owl?

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Early springs surprise many species

Apr 8, 2014

LONDON, April 7, 2014 - Spring is arriving earlier. This is not necessarily welcome news for Arctic creatures or the roe deer of France. It could be awkward for flower festival organisers as well.

Julienne Stroeve of the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre and colleagues will report in Geophysical Research Letters that the...

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Local salmon smolts get lift to San Francisco Bay to help them avoid predators

Apr 8, 2014
Local salmon smolts get lift to San Francisco Bay to help them avoid predators

April 7, 2014 - California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists and the Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee are continuing an experimental project to help California's ocean-bound juvenile salmon, in hopes of increasing survival rates. On April 8, for the third year, CDFW staff will fill a boat with approximately 100,000 young Chinook...

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Corporates weigh risks, opportunities of changing climate

Apr 7, 2014

LONDON, April 5, 2014 - Europe's company board rooms are very much alive to the risks posed by climate change – and are also busy analysing business opportunities it might provide.

That's among the findings of a survey by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an EU-based non-profit organisation specialising in corporate environmental information, and Acclimatise,...

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Hummingbird evolution soared after invading South America 22 million years ago

Apr 4, 2014
Hummingbird evolution soared after invading South America 22 million years ago

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