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#103987
2015-05-25

Attacks on the last elephants and rhinos threaten entire ecosystems

When I read about the attacks on the world’s remaining elephants and rhinos, the first thought that enters my head is: “these creatures used to be everywhere.” Almost every area of land and sea, in every region of the world, had a megafauna.

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#103988
2015-05-25

Experts examine growing threat to Viet Nam's dwindling biodiversity

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's struggle with its degrading biodiversity was the top concern expressed by experts at a meeting commemorating International Day for Biological Diversity at Botanical Garden, Ha Noi, on Friday.

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#103989
2015-05-25

Interview: Costa Rica thrives on biodiversity -- minister

SAN JOSE, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Although its territory accounts for only 0.03 percent of the planet's surface, Costa Rica is home to almost 5 percent of the world's total estimated species, enabling the government to promote a different kind of development, an official has said.

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#103990
2015-05-25

Urban biodiversity: We can all do our bit to save it

For all the environmental degradation that Bangalore is made to endure, the city still has considerable biodiversity left to talk about. Here, it is easy to miss the forest for the trees. The biodiversity is there, breathing right under our noses, not exactly teeming as it might have been till e ...

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#103991
2015-05-25

South Africa: Communities Urged to Protect SA's Biodiversity

Pretoria — Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, has urged all South Africans to step up efforts to protect the country's biodiversity for the benefit of the present and future generations.

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#103992
2015-05-25

TSBB celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

Telangana State Biodiversity Board (TSBB) today celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity at a function at the Indira Priyadarshini Auditorium here.Speaking on the occasion, Telangana Forest Minister Jogu Ramaiah said human errors were affecting the biological diversity adding it was ...

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#103993
2015-05-25

World Biodiversity Day (May 22, 2015)

The International Day for Biological Diversity is designed to remind us that conservation, sustainable management, and the restoration of biodiversity can play an important role in the fight against climate disruption.

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#103994
2015-05-25

The relevance of biological diversity

Humanity’s fate is tightly linked with biological diversity.

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#103995
2015-05-25

Day for Biological Diversity observed

The WWF-Pakistan commemorated International Day for Biological Diversity at Virtual University (VU) to increase the understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

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#103996
2015-05-25

Intl Day for Biological Diversity observed

Imphal, May 22 : Additional Chief Secretary Ram Muivah has emphasised the need to work together to conserve biodiversity to ensure the future of the present generation and coming generations.

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#103997
2015-05-25

Conservation of eco-system reverberates on Intl Day for Biological Diversity observation

IMPHAL May 22: As in other parts of the world, the International Day for Biological Diversity was observed jointly by Manipur Biodiversity Board and Forest Department under the sponsorship from National Biodiversity Authority Government of India at Manipur Film Development Corporation, Palace Co ...

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#103998
2015-05-25

Int’l Day for Biological Diversity observed: This year's theme is ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’

The International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on Friday (May 22) to increase the global understanding and awareness of issues and challenges around biodiversity.

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#103999
2015-05-25

Namibia: Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

A statement from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism looks at the importance of conserving biodiversity in the broadest sense of its definition.

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#104000
2015-05-25

‘Care for environment on biodiversity day’

NAVI MUMBAI: To boost understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues, UN declared May 22 as International Day of Biological Diversity. This year the official theme is sustainable development.

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#104002
2015-05-25

Int’l Day for Biological Diversity celebrated

LAHORE - WWF-Pakistan celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity at Virtual University (VU) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

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#104003
2015-05-25

Rwanda: Devt Should Not Come At the Expense of Biodiversity - Expert

Rwandans have been urged to scale up efforts to conserve natural resources as the world celebrated the biodiversity day.

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#104004
2015-05-25

EDS celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

Today, May 22nd, is the United Nations International Day for Biological Diversity. It is a day to note that we need to do much better in managing our relationship with New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna.

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#104005
2015-05-25

International Day for Biological Diversity – 22 May

Many of us even don’t even think about the importance of biological diversity in our world even though people’s fate is actually closely linked to it.

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#104006
2015-05-25

‘International Day for Biological Diversity’ observed in Mokokchung

“International Day for Biological Diversity” under the theme ‘Biodiversity for sustainable Development’ was observed on May 22 at department of botany, Nagaland University, Lumami with conservator of forest, government of Nagaland, Supongnukshi (IFS) as the invited lecture.

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#104007
2015-05-25

Bahrain marks International Day for Biological Diversity

Manama, May 22 (BNA): Following directives from His Majesty the King’s Personal Representative, President of the Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE) Shaikh Abdulla bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Bahrain marks the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB).

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#104008
2015-05-25

World Turtle Day: What to know and how to help

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Turtle Day celebrates turtles and tortoises of all kinds every May 23. Created by American Tortoise Rescue in 2000, the annual observance is meant to raise awareness of the animals, their welfare and their increasingly threatened habitats.

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#104009
2015-05-25

New maps identify poaching threats

KASESE, Uganda, May 22 (UPI) -- New poaching maps help conservationists identify risk and better protect animals. The maps are the result of cooperation among scientists and researchers at University of York, in England, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

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#104010
2015-05-25

IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra

A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.

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#104012
2015-05-25

North American ragweed to bring autumn allergy misery to Europe

European allergy sufferers resigned to the perennial springtime blitz on their noses may need to keep their tissues handy later in the year too. An invasive plant from North America that releases copious amounts of allergenic pollen in the autumn looks set to massively expand its range in Europe.

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#104013
2015-05-25

Serengeti Park disappearing

A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape

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