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#107110
2016-02-05

Plastic debris crossing the Pacific can transport more species with the help of barnacles

The smooth surfaces of much of the plastic waste rapidly increasing in the ocean appear to provide poor habitat for animals -- that is, until barnacles step in.

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#107111
2016-02-05

Forests not equal when it comes to climate

Two studies show how different tree species affect both carbon storage and local temperatures.

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#107112
2016-02-05

Norway pledges $50m to fund Indonesia’s peat restoration

The government of Norway announced on Wednesday it would continue its environmental funding partnership with Indonesia, offering $50 million to support the archipelago’s newly created Peat Restoration Agency.

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#107114
2016-02-05

How climate change can affect our pets

Climate change doesn’t just affect habitats for wildlife. It’s also affecting cats and dogs.

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#107116
2016-02-05

European Parliament opposes import of three herbicide-resistant GM crops

The three GM soybeans are engineered to tolerate spraying with glyphosate or a combination of glyphosate and other herbicides.

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#107117
2016-02-05

Diverse migration helps birds cope with environmental change

Migratory birds that are ‘set in their ways’ could be more vulnerable to environmental impacts – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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#107118
2016-02-05

Europe’s shift to dark green forests stokes global warming: study

OSLO – An expansion of Europe’s forests toward dark green conifers has stoked global warming, according to a study on Thursday at odds with a widespread view that planting more trees helps human efforts to slow rising temperatures.

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#107122
2016-02-05

The implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in Germany

On 12 October 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (“Nagoya Protocol”) entered into force.

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#107123
2016-02-05

Why climate change is really, really unfair

With his 2015 encyclical “Laudato Si,” Pope Frances went further than perhaps anyone has before to reframe the entire debate around climate change by focusing on the world’s poor and the duty to protect them from environmental harms that they did not cause themselves.

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#107124
2016-02-05

Climate science to be gutted as CSIRO swings jobs axe

Fears that some of Australia's most important climate research institutions will be gutted under a Turnbull government have been realised with deep job cuts for scientists.

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#107095
2016-02-04

Paris climate deal could 'displace millions of forest dwellers'

The Paris climate agreement could make millions of forest dwellers homeless, according to a new analysis.

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#107097
2016-02-04

Mystery of deep-sea 'purple sock' solved

The mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved, scientists report.

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#107098
2016-02-04

Two new jewel-eyed tree frog species discovered in Taiwan, display strange reproductive behavior

In the island country of Taiwan, researchers have identified two new species of tree frogs with jewel-colored eyes.

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#107099
2016-02-04

Small-scale Fishing Is About Much More than Just Subsistence in Chile

ALGARROBO, Chile, Feb 3 2016 (IPS) - “Fishing isn’t just for making a living, it’s also enjoyable,” said Pedro Pascual, a 70-year-old fisherman who has been taking his small boat out to sea off Chile’s Pacific coast in the early hours of the morning almost every day for the past 50 years, to sup ...

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#107100
2016-02-04

Report: Climate Change Threatens Food Fish in Northeast

Fish and shellfish that humans rely on for food and that are important to the economy are on a list of Northeastern marine species considered most vulnerable to climate change, a federal government report released Wednesday and published by the journal PLOS ONE said.

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#107101
2016-02-04

Gender sensitivity could aid climate change projects

[NAIROBI] Men and women living in slums face different climate change impacts which, if overlooked, could further widen gender gaps in participatory development, says the preliminary findings of a continuing study.

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#107102
2016-02-04

Will climate change make the koalas' diet inedible?

The koala could soon be even more endangered than at present, if it turns out that climate change alters the nutritional value of the only food it can eat—Eucalypt leaves

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#107103
2016-02-04

Failure to ban toxic ammunition putting bird lives at risk

Birds in Europe will continue to be put at risk from lead poisoning, as the European Commission today announces it will continue allowing the chemical's use in ammunition.

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#107104
2016-02-04

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy

Officials may decide on Friday whether to allow what could be India's first genetically modified (GM) food crop, mustard, spurred by food security concerns and as China makes a big bet on the technology with a $43 billion bid for seed firm Syngenta.

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#107105
2016-02-04

Black tarantula named after Johnny Cash

A new species of black tarantula that lives near Folsom Prison, California, has been named after Johnny Cash.

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#107079
2016-02-03

Four new algae species discovered in Hawaii's deep waters

Scientists have announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae in Hawaii's Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. The new species were collected between 200-400 feet, depths not typically known for marine algae.

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#107080
2016-02-03

Conservation plans that sacrifice people could fail

The UN climate agreement signed off in Paris, France, in December 2015 intensified the global push to protect forests as ‘carbon sinks’ that can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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#107081
2016-02-03

Primate-Watching: In the Year of the Monkey, let’s build a Conservation Movement

Russ Mittermeier, long-time Chair of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group and Executive Vice-Chair of Conservation International is using the "Year of the Monkey" to highlight the concept of primate-watching based on a bird-watching model.

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#107082
2016-02-03

New deforestation hotspot threatens southern Peru’s tremendous biodiversity

The lower Las Piedras River, in the far west Amazon rainforest of the Madre de Dios region of southern Peru, is an incredibly biodiverse area — but it’s also the site of an increasing amount of deforestation.

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#107083
2016-02-03

Scientists warn of last chance to rid Madagascar of invasive toxic toad

New report says there is a ‘diminishing window of opportunity’ to completely eradicate the Asian toad, which poses a threat to biodiversity, human health and the economy

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#107084
2016-02-03

'Range of Zika vector will increase with climate change'

DW asks emerging pathogens expert Amy Vittor about the connection between Zika and climate change. Researchers are using dengue as a reference point, as little is known about the new virus linked to a birth defect.

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#107085
2016-02-03

Vancouver wildlife biodiversity strategy approved by park board

The Vancouver Park Board has voted unanimously in favour of a biodiversity strategy that will see 25 hectares of "natural area" in the city restored or enhanced by 2020.

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#107086
2016-02-03

The hidden environmental factors behind the spread of Zika and other devastating diseases

The alarming spread of the Zika virus — caused in major part by the infamous Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can also carry dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya virus — is looking more and more like a public health catastrophe.

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#107087
2016-02-03

Running dry

Feb 3, 2016- Yesterday, on the occasion of the World Wetlands Day (WWD), the nine-lake cluster of the Pokhara Valley—Phewa, Begnas, Rupa, Dipang, Gunde, Madi, Neurani, Kamal and Khaste—were formally listed on the acclaimed Ramsar Sites. February 2 marks the date of the adoption of the Convention ...

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#107088
2016-02-03

The Great Bear Rainforest, B.C.’s new, giant protected area is a truce between loggers, greens

Twenty years ago, the Great Bear Rainforest was a marketing term used by environmental activists to refer to a massive slice of the British Columbian coast destined for the lumber mill.

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#107089
2016-02-03

First orangutan murder seen as pair team up to kill female

It was a deadly rumble in the jungle. A female orangutan was attacked and killed by another female and a male – the first time lethal aggression has been seen in the species.

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#107066
2016-02-02

Black rats rainforest invasion 'speeded by deforestation'

Cutting down trees in rainforests facilitates the spread of invasive black rats, a study suggests.

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#107060
2016-02-02

Lab-bred corals reproduce in the wild, a first

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Rising ocean temperatures are a significant threat to coral. Perhaps second only to phytoplankton, healthy coral communities are one of the most vital components of marine biodiversity.

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#107061
2016-02-02

Paris Agreement 'decisive turning point' on climate change, says new UN senior adviser

29 January 2016 – Less than two months after 196 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement, the global community is already seeing signs of it being a decisive turning point, according to a senior UN official dealing with climate is ...

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#107062
2016-02-02

South England’s 2014 floods made more likely by climate change

Over the weekend Scotland was brought to its knees by storm Gertrude: the seventh named storm to hit the UK this winter and the third to be accompanied by a Met Office red “take action” warning. Now storm Henry is on the way.

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#107063
2016-02-02

Black rats rainforest invasion 'speeded by deforestation'

Cutting down trees in rainforests facilitates the spread of invasive black rats, a study suggests.

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#107064
2016-02-02

Tuatara: Chester Zoo celebrate breeding 'living fossil'

A reptile believed to have pre-dated most species of dinosaur has hatched at Chester Zoo for the first time

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#107065
2016-02-02

Landmark deal to protect Canada Great Bear Rainforest

Indigenous tribes, timber firms and environmental groups in western Canada have welcomed a deal to protect one of the world's largest remaining tracts of temperate rainforest.

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#107068
2016-02-02

The mystery of the expanding tropics

As Earth's dry zones shift rapidly polewards, researchers are scrambling to figure out the cause — and consequences.

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#107069
2016-02-02

Studying Cecil: development and deployment of lion-tracking technology

Six months after Cecil the Lion was shot by an American bow hunter, the furor about his death has largely diminished. But the consequences for Cecil’s pride and for the researchers who were studying the lion upon his death continue to unfold.

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#107070
2016-02-02

Tackling Climate Change in the Caribbean: Natural Solutions to a Human Induced Problem

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 2 2016 (IPS) - The world is still celebrating the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the main outcome of the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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#107071
2016-02-02

Core Principals of Climate Finance to Realize the Paris Agreement

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 2016 (IPS) - The Paris climate change conference brought together 197 countries and over 150 Heads of State – the largest convening of world leaders in history – to agree on measures and work together to limit the global average temperature rise.

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#107072
2016-02-02

Ships' noise is serious problem for killer whales and dolphins, report finds

Low-frequency noise is known to affect baleen whales but high-frequency din from vessels is harming endangered orcas’ ability to communicate and find prey

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#107073
2016-02-02

Without a solution to the poaching crisis, the death of conservationists will continue

The murder of helicopter pilot Roger Gower while protecting Tanzania’s wildlife is the latest example of those on the frontline in the war against illegal ivory being outnumbered and outgunned

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#107074
2016-02-02

Flying with the birds

Drinking water, food, a place to rest: Wetlands provide valuable services to humans and animals. In Israel's north, a wetland exists that offers even more - it doubles as a huge openair laboratory. A journey in pictures.

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#107075
2016-02-02

Diminishing wetlands

Feb 2, 2016- Today the world marks the World Wetland Day. Since 1997 this day has been marked to increase public awareness to protect and conserve wetlands.

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#107076
2016-02-02

World Wetlands Day 2016: Satellite images offer fascinating look at Earth's most precious resource – water

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February, the date in 1971 that the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar. Wetlands are areas of land that are permanently or seasonally saturated with water. They are vital environments for their often unique plant and ...

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#107077
2016-02-02

Expedition finds lost lion population in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A population of as many as 200 rare Central African lions have been discovered in a remote national park in Ethiopia by conservationists.

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#107039
2016-02-01

Why a walk in the woods really does help your body and your soul

Have you ever wondered why you feel healthier and happier when you stroll through the trees or frolic by the sea? Is it just that you’re spending time away from work, de-stressing and taking in the view? Or is there more to it?

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#107040
2016-02-01

Deforestation is decreasing — or is it?

It started, as many things do, with a rumor. In 2013 Matt Finer, a researcher with the Amazon Conservation Association, heard from locals that someone was cutting down rainforest deep in the Peruvian Amazon, far from prying eyes.

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#107041
2016-02-01

Wetlands important to local economy

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday called for greater commitment to protecting wetlands, which serve as a critical source not only of biodiversity but also sustainable livelihood for local communities.

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#107042
2016-02-01

Environment Ministers Message on World Wetlands Day Wetlands for our Future Sustainable Livelihoods" is this Years Theme

The following is the text of the message of Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, being celebrated tomorrow, February 2, 2016:

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#107043
2016-02-01

Charred heritage the burning issue

IN late summer 1969, I cajoled my ageing FC Holden along the back roads of Tasmania seeking the elusive blue gum. The roads were narrow, there were few places to camp and it rained every night.

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#107044
2016-02-01

Final agreement reached to protect B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

The 20-year battle to protect the Great Bear Rainforest – the largest coastal temperate rainforest on the planet – is over, with the B.C. government set to announce Monday it has reached an agreement with environmentalists, forest companies and First Nations.

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#107045
2016-02-01

Malawi: 'Dry Spell to Affect Survival Rate of Newly Planted Trees'

Nsanje — There is fear that the dry spell that has hit most of the county's districts will affect the survival rate of trees being planted in this year's tree planting season.

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#107046
2016-02-01

Egypt: African Union Summit Adopts Egyptian Initiatives On Climate Change

Cairo — African leaders unanimously approved on Sunday two initiatives proposed by Egypt on climate change in the continent, during the African Union summit held in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the Egyptian state-run news agency MENA reported.

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#107048
2016-02-01

Who politicized the environment and climate change?

An environmental activist friend of mine recently shook her head and marveled at the extraordinary accomplishments of the last several months. “Still lots of work to be done,” she said. “But wow! This has been an epic period for environmentalists!”

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#107049
2016-02-01

Can We Stop Mosquitoes From Infecting the World?

Mosquitoes carrying dangerous viruses like Zika are spreading worldwide. Some even hide underground. Scientists struggle to find new weapons to control them.

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#107050
2016-02-01

Tree of the Year – Sri Lanka competition launched

The Carbon Consulting Company, known for its innovative endeavors in the field of corporate environmental sustainability, launched a groundbreaking initiative to recognize and preserve the increasingly threatened biodiversity habitat across the country. ”The Tree of the Year- Sri Lanka”is a high ...

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#107024
2016-01-29

Europe's recent summers were the 'warmest in 2,000 years'

The past 30 years in Europe have likely been the warmest in more than two millennia, according to new research.

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#107025
2016-01-29

How 'more food per field' could help save our wild spaces

Agricultural expansion is a leading cause of wild species loss and greenhouse gas emissions.

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#107026
2016-01-29

Newly discovered chameleon sheds light on Tanzania biodiversity

The Wildlife Conservation Society announced yesterday that a team of scientists has discovered a new species of chameleon in the mountainous rainforests of Tanzania.

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#107027
2016-01-29

Vines may be bad news for forest carbon storage

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds that vines called lianas reduce the carbon storage capacity of tropical forests by crowding out and sometimes even killing trees.

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#107029
2016-01-29

Commission promotes smart farming to mitigate climate change

SPECIAL REPORT / The European Commission wants to build “bridges” between agriculture and the ICT sector in order to better address the environmental challenges of farming.

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#107032
2016-01-29

Haunting Photos Show Effects Of Climate Change In Bangladesh

The number of "climate change refugees" in Bangladesh is expected to rise dramatically in the coming decades.

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#107033
2016-01-29

The party is over. Now the hard work begins on climate change.

The party is definitely over. They all had a great time in Paris with loads of selfies and lots of mutual admiration, but now it’s time for federal and provincial environment ministers to begin the hard work of turning climate change rhetoric into reality.

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#107034
2016-01-29

Japan and UNDP kick start US$15 million Caribbean climate change project

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, January 29, 2016 – The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched the US$15 million Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP), in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, to keep global warming below 2 degrees Cels ...

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#107035
2016-01-29

Global plant conservation's phase one: The world checklist of hornworts and liverworts

Although it was Charles Darwin himself who more than a century ago voiced his intention to support a complete catalogue of all known plant species, such is yet to be realised. In the present paper, however, an international research team present the first ever worldwide checklist of hornworts an ...

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#107006
2016-01-28

Livestock biodiversity must be preserved as vital tool against climate change – UN agency

27 January 2016 – The genetic diversity of livestock can play a vital role in feeding the world in the face of hotter weather and the other effects of climate change, yet many valuable breeds continue to be at risk, the United Nations agricultural agency warned today, calling for stronger global ...

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#107007
2016-01-28

Toxic pollutants found in fish across the world's oceans

A new global analysis of seafood found that fish populations throughout the world's oceans are contaminated with industrial and agricultural pollutants, collectively known as persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

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#107008
2016-01-28

Map shows India at top of climate violence

India, Colombia and Nigeria have the most cases of conflict caused by climate change and environmental disputes, according to a map of global ecological conflict.

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#107009
2016-01-28

Does sustainable forest management actually protect forests?

The Rio Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, brought the principles of sustainable forest management to the forefront of the quest to safeguard tropical forests and the habitat and carbon reserves they contain, while also providing for the social and economic needs of the peopl ...

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#107010
2016-01-28

Most ‘frontiers of plantation expansion’ are losing far more trees to deforestation than harvesting

Nearly all of the recent tree cover loss in several “frontiers of plantation expansion” is happening outside established plantation boundaries, according to a study released Monday by the World Resources Institute.

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#107011
2016-01-28

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching: too soon for optimism, says academic

Severe bleaching can be lethal to reef systems, triggering long-term degradation through the erosion of underlying structures

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#107012
2016-01-28

Breakthrough in mapping tropical forests reveals broad extent of tree loss

LONDON – New advanced satellite maps of tropical countries reveal that more than 90 percent of recent tree cover loss took place in natural forests rather than plantations, threatening ecosystems and biodiversity, research shows.

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#107013
2016-01-28

Soil productivity cut by climate change, making societies more marginal: studies

The health of the world's soils hinges on the abundance and diversity of the microbes and fungi they contain, and environmental changes including from global warming will undermine their ability to support humans and other species, according to two new studies.

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#107014
2016-01-28

Maurice Strong remembered for putting environmental issues on global stage

During an interview in 2014, Maurice Strong told The Globe and Mail how he, a businessman turned diplomat, came to have a lifelong interest in science and the environment.

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#107015
2016-01-28

Le Québec, protecteur médiocre de la biodiversité

Si la tendance se maintient, le Québec ratera la plupart de ses objectifs de protection de la biodiversité, selon un rapport rendu public mardi.

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#106993
2016-01-27

Conserving the world’s rarest fish may mean letting it die out

The Devil’s Hole pupfish – claimed to be the rarest fish known – isn’t what we thought.

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#106994
2016-01-27

Climate compensation schemes 'failing to reach poorest'

Remote communities are not receiving the compensation they are entitled to from schemes designed to conserve tropical forests, a study suggests.

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#106995
2016-01-27

Ecotourism, natural resource conservation proposed as allies to protect natural landscapes

If environmentalists want to protect fragile ecosytems from landing in the hands of developers -- in the US and around the globe -- they should team up with ecotourists, according to a study.

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#106996
2016-01-27

India needs home-grown GM food to stop starvation

At the beginning of this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a road map to guide India’s science and technology over the next two decades.

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#106997
2016-01-27

Slaughter of the song birds

Songbirds are a culinary delicacy in Cyprus — but catching and eating them is illegal. Even so, the practice is on the rise and could be threatening rare species.

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#106998
2016-01-27

WFP’s Chief Calls for Support for Those Most Vulnerable to Climate Change

PEMBA, Zambia, Jan 27 2016 (IPS) - With El Nino affecting countries in southern Africa, threatening agricultural production due to a massive heat wave, the World Food Programme has urged the international community to support the upscaling of climate smart agricultural technology for resilience.

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#106999
2016-01-27

World heritage forests burn as global tragedy unfolds in Tasmania

A global tragedy is unfolding in Tasmania. World heritage forests are burning; 1,000-year-old trees and the hoary peat beneath are reduced to char.

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#107000
2016-01-27

Brexit would damage UK environment, say experts

Group including past heads of RSPB and National Trust believe EU membership has positive effect on Britain’s natural habitat

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#107001
2016-01-27

German youth ditch enviro interests for economic woes

Germany's position as an eco-pioneer could be under threat. A new government survey has found that the country's current generation of 14- to 25-year-olds are less worried about the environment than their elders were.

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#107002
2016-01-27

Doomsday Clock stuck near midnight due to climate change and nuclear war

The Doomsday Clock, the symbolic countdown to humanity’s end, remained stuck on the brink of the apocalypse for a second year on Tuesday, because of the continued existential threats posed by nuclear war and climate change.

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#107003
2016-01-27

Feds expand protected habitat for right whales along East Coast

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that it plans to expand designated critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic right whales.

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#106981
2016-01-26

Over-hunting threatens Amazonian forest carbon stocks

Over-hunting large mammals in tropical forests could make climate change worse. Tropical forests worldwide store more than 460 billion tonnes of carbon.

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#106982
2016-01-26

Paris climate deal hinges on better carbon accountancy

Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan province, a lightly populated swathe of Borneo, is a hotbed for greenhouse gases that are emitted through deforestation, family farming and industrial palm-oil production.

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#106983
2016-01-26

Over 40 years, half of China’s land vertebrates disappear

From 1970 to 2010, the world’s populations of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish shrunk by about 52 percent.

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#106984
2016-01-26

Sea level rise from ocean warming underestimated, scientists say

The amount of sea level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated, and could be about twice as much as previously calculated, German researchers have said.

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#106985
2016-01-26

Sri Lanka destroys huge illegal ivory haul

Government publicly destroys biggest ever illegal ivory haul in bid to show poachers it will not tolerate the violent trade

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#106986
2016-01-26

New bird with amazing voice 'like Adele' discovered in India

A new species of forest thrush has been discovered in a remote region of northeastern India, making it only the fourth new bird discovered in the country since independence in 1947.

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#106987
2016-01-26

South Africa imposes year-long leopard hunting ban for 2016

Conservation groups hailed the year-long ban, saying it was crucial to protecting the species given that the size of the country’s leopard population is unknown

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#106988
2016-01-26

Seychelles Gets First-of-Its-Kind Book On Invasive Plants

Victoria — Years of personal battle with invasive species has led to a first-of-its kind book about invasive plants found on Seychelles' 115 islands.

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#106989
2016-01-26

South America’s white-sand forests: poorly known and under threat

Published this month, a special issue of Biotropica, the journal of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), focuses on issues in South America’s under-studied neotropical white-sand forests.

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#106990
2016-01-26

Biodiversité: le Québec incapable de respecter ses engagements

Même si le Québec veut se positionner en leader en matière environnementale sur la scène internationale, il s'avère jusqu'ici incapable de respecter ses engagements en matière de protection de la biodiversité.

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#106965
2016-01-25

El Niño means glaciers in the Andes are melting at record rates

Tropical glaciers in the Andes are melting at their fastest rate for 12 years, thanks to the record-breaking El Niño that is warming up the area, according to new data analysed for New Scientist.

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