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Over half of world’s wild primate species face extinction, report uncovers

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

Researchers warn of approaching major extinguishing episode if action is not taken to protect around 300 species, including gorillas, chimps, lemurs and lorises More than half of the worlds apes, monkeys, lemurs and lorises are now threatened with extinction as agriculture and industrial activities destroy forest habitats and the swine populations are hit by chase […]

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‘A guessing for our species’: the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

The long read: Timothy Morton craves humanity to give up some of its core faith, from the fantasy that it is possible to control the planet to the notion that we are above other beings. His ideas might chime bizarre, but theyre catching on A few years ago, Bjrk inaugurated corresponding with a philosopher whose […]

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Scientists Hunt For Secrets Of Poison Arrow Use By African Archers

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

As social, politicaland technological advances continue to change the acces in which humen live, certain traditional the various modes of reality face the prospect of becoming forgotten eternally and with them, a affluence of indigenous insight that may be of use to benefit of future generations. In an attempt to preserve some of this ancient […]

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Yukon Quest: 14 sled puppies, 4 mountain ranges, 1,000 miles- and total passion

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

The sled dog hasten from Alaska to Canada is gruelling to say the least, but self-described Quest addicts render year after year to test their limits The toughest sled dog hasten in the world didnt disillusion in 2016. Snowstorms, stranded mushers, billing polouse moose all featured on the 33rd annual Yukon Quest international sled dog […]

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First Sumatran rhino found in Borneo in 40 years has died

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th November 2017

WWF said there were indications that the endangered rhino was suffering from a severe infection caused by traps from an earlier poaching attempt The first critically endangered Sumatran rhino to be found in an area of Borneo for 40 times has died, wildlife experts said. The species had been thought to be extinct in Kalimantan, […]

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Tilikum and Granny are dead. Here’s why you should care about these killer whales | Patrick Barkham

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th November 2017

The documentary Blackfish defied attitudes to our therapy of orcas, but these extinctions should warn against complacency Two more public figure passed on last week: an impressive centenarian and parish ruler; and a killer acting life imprisonment. They taught us about one of countries around the world most intelligent characters, and our own capability for […]

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Intrusion of the American lobsters: Sweden questions EU for help

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Swedish environment ministry says Maine lobster could wipe out European species with deadly diseases Sweden has asked the European Union for help to stop an intrusion of American lobsters, saying they could wipe out their European cousins with dangerous diseases. The Swedish environment ministry said more than 30 American lobsters have been received along Swedens […]

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The Great Barrier Reef: a disaster laid bare

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Australias natural meditate is in mortal threat. Bleaching can be attributed to climate change issues has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Exploiting exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated and […]

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Saving Africa’s elephants: ‘Can you guess them no longer prevailing? ‘

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st November 2017

Across Africa, poaching was increased. Progression is being constituted here and there, but the combat to save the most significant animals on the Globe is far from being won In the Samburu National Reserve in northern Kenya, when the ferocious hot of the sunbathe has softened into a soothing night incandescence, David Daballen and I […]

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Insectageddon: agriculture is more catastrophic than climate dislocation | George Monbiot

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st October 2017

The offending breakdown of insect people indicates at a global environmental meltdown, writes Guardian correspondent George Monbiot Which of these would you name as the world’s most pressing environmental issue? Climate dislocation, air pollution, irrigate loss, plastic squander or urban expansion? My refute is none of the above. Almost improbably, I believe that climate outage […]

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