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Born to be wild: the newborn pandas destined for freedom

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th July 2017

Most pandas born in confinement in China waste their lives there. But a few are being prepared for a move to the mountains. These videos by Ami Vitale demo the the efforts of the keepers looking after those destined for both zoos and the wildernes. By Kate Carter Pandas: cute, but sexually inept and bamboozled […]

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Saved: the endangered species back from the verge of extinguishing

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th July 2017

Human activity has put wildlife of all the countries at risk, but many mortals are now thriving thanks to conservationists The saiga antelope makes a strange pin-up for the conservation nature. With its strange bulbous nose and spindly legs, it is an unlovely gazing man specially when compared against wildlife favourites such as the polar […]

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Ecuador’s contributing environmental group fightings to stop forced close

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th July 2017

David Hill: NGO Accin Ecolgica responds to the governments attempt to close the organization down Members of one of The countries of latin america most well-known environmental organisations, Accin Ecolgica, are fighting for their survival against a contentious assault by Ecuadors government to shut them down. The move by the government developed six epoches after […]

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Climate change impacting ‘most’ species on Earth, even down to their genomes

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th July 2017

Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And weve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far. Climate change is rapidly becoming a crisis that defies hyperbole. For all the sound and fury of climate change denialists, self-deluding politicians and a very […]

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Animal trafficking: the $23 bn criminal industry patrolled by a toothless regulator

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th July 2017

The Cite convention finds itself confronting potent networks, even though it has no detectives , no police powers and no firearms The illegal trade in wildlife is a most attractive felony. But it is highly perniciou, and its proportion is warning the extinction of some of the worlds most iconic species. It is also grotesquely […]

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African elephants ‘killed faster than they are being born’

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th June 2017

Data exhausted on UN world wildlife day pictures overall person is still descending despite a recent reduction in high levels of poaching for ivory More African elephants are being killed for bone than are being born, despite poaching stages falling for the fourth time in a row in 2015. The new data, released on UN […]

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The 10 species most at risk from climate change

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th June 2017

From penguins in Antarctica, to butterflies in Spain, and rodents and coral in the Great Barrier Reef, as the world warms these species are disappearing 10 Hawaiian honeycreepers Small island species, confined to limited terrain, are always susceptible, particularly to invasive species, burgeoning human populations, and brand-new cancers. On Hawaii, climate change intersects with these […]

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There Is simply to 38 Kordofan Giraffes Left In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th June 2017

The second-oldest national park in Africa, Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo used to be teeming with wildlife. It was once residence to 500 northern grey rhinos, over 20,000 elephants, and 350 Kordofan giraffes. But 40 year later, the ballpark is in a different state.Wracked by chronic anxiety, armed conflict and the […]

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Premature babe hippo fights for existence in Cincinnati Zoo

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th June 2017

Staff hand-nurse female calf of mother Bibi and father Henry after it was born around six weeks early and well below normal delivery weight Cincinnati Zoo staff have begun 24 -hour critical care for a baby hippo that was born around six weeks early. The zoo did 17 -year-old Bibi dedicated birth early on Tuesday […]

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‘We have nothing but our reindeer’: management peril ruination for Mongolia’s Dukha | Marine Gauthier

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th June 2017

One of “the worlds” smallest ethnic group is find its cultural traditions on the wrong side of Mongolian rule, putting its existence in peril Global development is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation In the Mongolian taiga, or snow forest, a few kilometres from the Russian perimeter, groupings of 250 reindeer herders retain their […]

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