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 Coral rarely crosses Eastern Pacific Barrier, as Darwin predicted, says study

Coral rarely crosses Eastern Pacific Barrier, as Darwin predicted, says study

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:17:26 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Biologist Charles Darwin was right - coral rarely crosses the Eastern Pacific Barrier, new research suggests.

Coral rarely crosses Eastern Pacific Barrier, as Darwin predicted, says study

Tag and track - Ant roads in the woods

Tag and track - Ant roads in the woods

Posted Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Tiny radio tags fitted to track the 'ant roads' of Formica lugubris. Hairy wood ants in Yorkshire, Derbyshire and the rest of Europe, are near-threatened. So what does York do to help?

Tag and track - Ant roads in the woods

Ocean Health Index provides valuable data

Ocean Health Index provides valuable data

Posted Thu, 16 Aug 2012 05:04:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Marine scientists launch the Ocean Health Index. This is an assessment of the health and benefits of the global ocean.

Ocean Health Index provides valuable data

The New Billion Dollar Market - Coral Reef Conservation

The New Billion Dollar Market - Coral Reef Conservation

Posted Sat, 28 Jul 2012 11:30:00 GMT by Sarah Wilson

What happened at the 2012 International Coral Reef Symposium in Cairns, Australia? The aim of ICRS2012 was to discuss the fragile future of our global coral reefs and the fish stocks that depend on them and it was attended by over 2000 people from 80 different countries.

The New Billion Dollar Market - Coral Reef Conservation

Biodiversity within protected tropical forests threatened

Biodiversity within protected tropical forests threatened

Posted Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:26:58 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Protected tropical forest biodiversity under threat. A new study shows that biodiversity levels in tropical forests are still declining despite having protected area status.

Biodiversity within protected tropical forests threatened

Fish Competition within Degraded Coral Reef Ecosystems

Fish Competition within Degraded Coral Reef Ecosystems

Posted Fri, 20 Jul 2012 09:40:42 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study investigates how coral bleaching changes competition between fish. The behaviour of two different species of damselfish were studied as a healthy coral reef ecosystem habitat degraded.

Fish Competition within Degraded Coral Reef Ecosystems

How pedal-powered films are helping save Uganda's last gorillas

How pedal-powered films are helping save Uganda's last gorillas

Posted Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:59:13 GMT by Luis Dominguez

Pedal power helps spread the message about endangered gorillas. Gorilla conservation helped by a pedal-powered cinema that currently tours around different communities in Uganda.

How pedal-powered films are helping save Uganda's last gorillas

The role of what we eat on turtle conservation

The role of what we eat on turtle conservation

Posted Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:50:00 GMT by Natalie Hummel

Fishing gear and methods such as longlines, trawls, gillnets and other types of gear catch sea turtles unintentionally, as bycatch. Sea turtles lives reflect the depths and mysteries of the ocean world - their survival is critical to the health of our oceans and environment.

The role of what we eat on turtle conservation

Seal Culling in Namibia

Seal Culling in Namibia

Posted Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:33:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

This week marks the start of Namibia's annual seal cull, which lasts until November. This year's cull targets are said to be 85000 cape fur seal pups and 6000 bulls.

Seal Culling in Namibia

Shark Survival and Human Greed

Shark Survival and Human Greed

Posted Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:38:19 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sharks of all species are doomed unless action is taken now to stop the fin trade and Chinese demand for shark fin soup. All shark species are subjected to the ancient but increasing habits of certain Chinese restaurateurs.

Shark Survival and Human Greed

Dhole (Cuon alpinus) Conservation

Dhole (Cuon alpinus) Conservation

Posted Sun, 08 Jul 2012 17:21:46 GMT by Dave Armstrong

South-east Asia is the habitat for the endangered dhole (Cuon alpinus), a red dog which is also known as the Asiatic or Indian wild dog.

Dhole (Cuon alpinus) Conservation

Bald eagle population increasing in Florida

Bald eagle population increasing in Florida

Posted Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:45:55 GMT by Adrian Bishop

An aerial survey estimates there are 1,457 active bald eagle nests in Florida - up 9% over the last four years.

Bald eagle population increasing in Florida

Coastal Ghana: increased effort needed to combat environmental threats

Coastal Ghana: increased effort needed to combat environmental threats

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:29:40 GMT by Mebrahtu Ateweberhan

Dr Ateweberhan, a marine scientist, spent the last two months in Western Ghana as part of a research team conducting marine ecological and fisheries surveys.

Coastal Ghana: increased effort needed to combat environmental threats

Making the ivory trade go up in smoke

Making the ivory trade go up in smoke

Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:32:36 GMT by Martin Leggett

Yesterday Gabon became the first nation in Central Africa to destroy all its ivory stockpiles, in a dramatic bonfire of seized ivory pieces. With the illegal trade in ivory decimating elephant numbers across Central Africa, Gabon's action is hoped to be the first step in a regional plan to halt the poachers and traders in their tracks.

Making the ivory trade go up in smoke

Project AWARE: Active in the oceans of the world

Project AWARE: Active in the oceans of the world

Posted Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:02:55 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Project AWARE Foundation is a 20-year-old group of thousands of conservation-minded scuba divers who care passionately about the oceans and marine environment. Sharks in Peril and Dive Against Debris are just two of the current conservation campaigns running. They are also looking for an ocean hero as part of their Ocean Action Project, could it be you?

Project AWARE: Active in the oceans of the world

US celebrates American Eagle Day

US celebrates American Eagle Day

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:16:56 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Celebrating Bald Eagle population recovery. American Eagle Day is being celebrated on 20 June to help protect the species and educate people about the American Eagle and its symbolism to the USA.

US celebrates American Eagle Day

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Raven-mad or just nutcrackers: mutualism among trees and crows.

Posted Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:50:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Parrots that can't fly or breed

Posted Sun, 17 Jan 2016 15:57:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rare cats can be counted

Posted Sat, 02 Jan 2016 10:41:08 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Latest IUCN news on threats to species everywhere !

Posted Sat, 26 Dec 2015 13:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Having a whale of a time

Posted Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:41:33 GMT by Paul Robinson

Rare Rainforest Trees assume Great Importance

Posted Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:39:05 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Jumby hawksbills enjoy their beach

Posted Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:14:25 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cuban crocodile gets a lift !

Posted Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:22:41 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The future of Australia's conservation efforts?

Posted Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:36:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New monkeys, same old monkeying-around with forests.

Posted Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Frog conservation in the spotlight on Save the Frogs Day

Posted Fri, 27 Apr 2012 17:43:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Time for fishing bans to protect threatened tuna stocks says report

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:37:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Multi-million dollar fund announced for US wildlife projects

Posted Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:08:00 GMT by John Dean

Biodiversity Progress Today

Posted Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:36:00 GMT by JW Dowey

New hammerhead shark species in danger

Posted Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:46:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Tapirs losing habitat and they’re still hunted!

Posted Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:32:54 GMT by JW Dowey

Chilean efforts to ban 'shark finning' praised by Pew

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:08:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Extinction threat for amphibians around the world

Posted Thu, 17 Nov 2011 23:25:00 GMT by Dave Collier

New reserves proposed to protect sub-Antarctic marine life

Posted Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:51:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

People-power a win-win for forests and locals

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 12:16:01 GMT by Martin Leggett