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#110208
2016-09-27

Rising ocean temperatures threaten baby lobsters

If water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine rise a few degrees by end of the century, it could mean trouble for lobsters and the industry they support, according to newly published research.

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#110209
2016-09-27

New discovery may benefit farmers worldwide

Plant scientists have shown for the first time how an ancient crop teams up with a beneficial microbe to protect against a devastating fungal infection, a discovery that may benefit millions of subsistence farmers and livestock in developing countries.

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#110210
2016-09-27

Invest in marine economy, African ministers say

[NAIROBI] Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in research and development to promote blue economy — which includes marine biotechnology, fisheries, aquaculture, transport and tourism — for sustainable development, say African ministers.

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#110211
2016-09-27

Winners of 2016 UNESCO prize for sustainability education come from Cameroon, Japan and the United Kingdom

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named the three laureates of the 2016 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): the Centre for Community Regeneration and Development (CCREAD-Cameroon) from Cameroon; the Okayama ESD Promotion Commission from Japan; and t ...

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#110212
2016-09-27

Madagascar’s largest tortoise could become extinct in 2 years

One of the world’s rarest tortoises, the ploughshare tortoise, is about to become extinct.

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#110213
2016-09-27

The Nicaraguan frontier: a treasure trove under siege

Nicaragua is home to what is perhaps the last wild frontier of Central America. The nation boasts over one-quarter of the region’s remaining forest cover, about 20 percent of which is old growth situated squarely in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.

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#110214
2016-09-27

Revealed: how senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers

Evidence obtained by the Guardian shows how treasury coffers swelled with 2% tax on trades worth up to $45m including tigers, rhinos and elephants

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#110215
2016-09-27

South Africa: 'Saving endangered species is the responsibility of everyone'

As the 17th world wildlife conference opens, South Africa’s environment minister Edna Bomo Molewa explains the country’s commitment to protecting wildlife

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#110216
2016-09-27

Searching for sawfish following the clues of environmental DNA

What has a body like a shark’s, a saw protruding from its head and critically endangered status according to the IUCN?

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#110217
2016-09-27

Hippo Teeth Reveal Africa's Changing Plant Life

Poaching has had a severe impact on savanna ecosystems, and the proof is in the mouths of Uganda’s hippos.

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#110218
2016-09-27

Coffee and climate change: what you need to know

From tech solutions to crop diversification, our expert panel highlights how to support coffee farmers in the face of climate change

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#110219
2016-09-27

Soil modeling to help curb climate change

Soil is a major carbon pool, whose impact on climate change is still not fully understood. According to a recent study, however, soil carbon stocks and could be modeled more accurately by factoring in the impacts of both soil nutrient status and soil composition.

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#110220
2016-09-27

Protecting mangroves, Kenya's fishermen net cash - and more fish

GAZI BAY, Kenya, Sept 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For fishing communities on Kenya's southern coast, felling mangrove trees to make boats has long been a part of life.

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#110154
2016-09-26

Camera traps in Angola capture rare photos of big cats, honey badgers, elephants

MENONGUE, Angola, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Conservationists have revealed an impressive series of new images from one of the largest camera trap surveys in Africa.

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#110155
2016-09-26

Invasive species may reduce the spread of disease

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Invasive species may not be all bad. New research suggests the introduction of non-native species can reduce the spread of disease.

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#110156
2016-09-26

Zambia's front line between elephants and humans

As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, the BBC's Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.

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#110157
2016-09-26

New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past 10 years according to a new study.

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#110158
2016-09-26

How’s my target species recovering? A new tool to help you evaluate

Much of field biology and resource conservation work includes monitoring biodiversity, whether it is plant growth, animal movement, population dynamics, or response to human activity.

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#110161
2016-09-26

Revealed: the criminals making millions from illegal wildlife trafficking

A major investigation into global wildlife crime today names for the first time key traffickers and links their illegal trade to corrupt officials at the highest levels of one Asian country.

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#110162
2016-09-26

African elephant numbers plummet during 'worst decline in 25 years’

African elephant population has contracted by around 111,000 in the past decade as a result of poaching, study finds

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#110163
2016-09-26

Farming mega-mergers threaten food security, say campaigners

Deals would put the majority of seeds, chemicals and GM traits in the hands of three companies, deepening poverty for small-scale farmers

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#110164
2016-09-26

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

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species finds itself confronting powerful networks, but has no detectives, police powers or firearms

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#110165
2016-09-26

CITES considers tighter monitoring of trade in eels

JOHANNESBURG – An international panel on wildlife products adopted a draft resolution Sunday to collect data on the eel trade as stocks dwindle.

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#110166
2016-09-26

Delving into drivers of deforestation

Debates over forest loss in Borneo generally focus on the extent to which industrial plantations are to blame: those on the conservation side charge oil palm and pulp and paper for the destruction of tropical rainforest, those on the plantation side tend to argue that planting is done on already ...

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#110167
2016-09-26

Decline in northern bird populations 'serious', say bird experts

A new report shows the results of the latest continental bird count are alarming, and birdwatchers say it's a dire situation even in the North

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