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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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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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This Owl Has A Pretty Incredible Defense Mechanism When He Feels Threatened

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd November 2017

Lots of animals have incredible capabilities that many parties don’t is well known — Mother Nature is truly amazing. For speciman, watching an animal’s survival mechanisms in action is also possible plainly astounding. Take the northern white-faced owl — he has a fairly rad defensive proficiency when he experiences threatened by a predator. Watch as […]

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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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Know: I contended off a mountain lion

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th October 2017

Its claws were in my knees, my cervix, my chest. Its mouth strained over my front from my hairline to the back of my skull I spent most of my early life without tack. Elevated in Minnesota, my family was so large I have six siblings it appeared as though it were survival of the […]

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The Iberian Lynx Is Slowly Recovering In South-Western Europe

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th October 2017

They once numbered in their tens of thousands, stalking the grasslands and hunting down rabbits in south-western Europe. But by 2002, after extensive tyranny from farmers and a massive reduced by their target, only 100 Iberian lynx( Lynx pardinus) were thought to survive in a few isolated populations in south Spain. But since then, after […]

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US agency rarely intervened in projects that could probability endangered species

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th October 2017

Of 88,000 acts assessed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, exclusively two prompted even stronger action in past seven years, new study finds The US government has not halted a single programme out of the 88,000 wars and changes believed potentially harmful to the nations endangered species over the past seven years, a brand-new survey […]

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