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Eco forestry rewards scheme 'hits problems'

Eco forestry rewards scheme 'hits problems'

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2012 09:58:51 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Most nations that signed up to the REDD+ scheme to cut greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation are struggling to meet monitoring and measurement requirements, says a new report.

Eco forestry rewards scheme 'hits problems'

Peregrines produce despite vandals and egg stealers

Peregrines produce despite vandals and egg stealers

Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:18:42 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Peregrine falcon and osprey lay eggs in Scotland. Lady of the Loch (and partner) plus a pair of Peregrine falcons have laid eggs confirmed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Peregrines produce despite vandals and egg stealers

The magnificent meanderings of Lightning McQueen

The magnificent meanderings of Lightning McQueen

Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:05:58 GMT by Martin Leggett

Sea turtles like Lightning McQueen have plenty of troubles to contend with, thanks to man's often thoughtless activities. But they also have allies, like the Sea Turtle Conservancy, the world's first turtle conservation group setup over 50 years ago. As well as conservation, education and research, the STC are also bringing the journeys of sea turtles to a video screen near you - thanks to satellite technology.

The magnificent meanderings of Lightning McQueen

Bird kill during wind farm construction

Bird kill during wind farm construction

Posted Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:29:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Bird deaths associated with wind turbines. Mortality estimates have varied widely and a study looks at what effect wind farm construction has on birds and why.

Bird kill during wind farm construction

WCS pledges to protect endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises

WCS pledges to protect endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:36:30 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The Wildlife Conservation Society says it plans to do all it can to protect some of the world's most endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises.

WCS pledges to protect endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises

Famous Osprey 'The Lady of the Loch' returns to Scotland

Famous Osprey 'The Lady of the Loch' returns to Scotland

Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2012 08:35:59 GMT by Dave Armstrong

An osprey, known as The Lady of the Loch has just returned to her nest in Scotland from Africa. Also in Britain, the 2012 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results have been published.

Famous Osprey 'The Lady of the Loch' returns to Scotland

Apollo and Europa butterflies

Apollo and Europa butterflies

Posted Wed, 28 Mar 2012 17:16:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study has been published about endangered European butterfly populations along with conservation suggestions. A new EU directive - attract butterflies, and caterpillars to your garden.

Apollo and Europa butterflies

Vulture Restaurants: Serving and Saving Vultures

Vulture Restaurants: Serving and Saving Vultures

Posted Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:22:00 GMT by Atula Gupta

Restaurants for vultures? To help save and conserve endangered vultures in India, vulture feeding areas have been started. Vulture populations in India have fallen dramatically over the last two of decades.

Vulture Restaurants: Serving and Saving Vultures

New hammerhead shark species in danger

New hammerhead shark species in danger

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

A new version of the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) has been found. Almost certainly a new species, the fish has been hidden among the endangered scalloped population.

New hammerhead shark species in danger

Ancient native secrets of sustainable ocean fishing

Ancient native secrets of sustainable ocean fishing

Posted Sun, 25 Mar 2012 13:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Marine scientists have delved back 700 years to find out how fishermen achieved high yields and sustainable management - and says they provide lessons for us today.

Ancient native secrets of sustainable ocean fishing

Coral reef fish saviours?

Coral reef fish saviours?

Posted Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:34:03 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A new study has shown how co-managed fisheries prove quite successful. To protect fish stocks from overfishing co-management schemes have been evaluated by the Wildlife Conservation Society and various universities.

Coral reef fish saviours?

'Elephant killing cannot continue' says WWF

'Elephant killing cannot continue' says WWF

Posted Thu, 15 Mar 2012 17:03:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

The WWF today has called for action to bring the killers of up to 350 Savanna elephants, in Cameroon last month, to justice. It also wants to see cooperation between Sudan, Chad and Cameroon to stop the poachers, who have been driven to new heights of elephant slaughter by the demand for ivory from China and Thailand.

'Elephant killing cannot continue' says WWF

Unbearable life of the Dancing Bears

Unbearable life of the Dancing Bears

Posted Tue, 06 Mar 2012 07:29:23 GMT by Atula Gupta

Some of India's sloth bears or black bears captured in forests by poachers are sold to Kalandars, a community who earn their living dancing bears.

Unbearable life of the Dancing Bears

Lost Years of Leatherback Sea Turtle Hatchlings

Lost Years of Leatherback Sea Turtle Hatchlings

Posted Wed, 29 Feb 2012 01:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Come back, Leatherback! When leatherback sea turtle hatchlings take off from their nests they enter the 'Lost Years' (from 0-10 years old). This period is important to us now that declining populations have forced us to adopt any conservation means at our disposal.

Lost Years of Leatherback Sea Turtle Hatchlings

King Penguin Genetic Diversity Recovers on Macquarie Island

King Penguin Genetic Diversity Recovers on Macquarie Island

Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:22:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Macquarie Island was used as a penguin blubber oil extraction site. Efforts by conservationists have helped King Penguin populations recover in both number and genetic diversity. The Macquarie Island ghosts of the King Penguin.

King Penguin Genetic Diversity Recovers on Macquarie Island

New sanctuaries for rare freshwater dolphins in Asia

New sanctuaries for rare freshwater dolphins in Asia

Posted Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:54:35 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Three new wildlife sanctuaries, created in the giant Sundarbans mangrove forest, in Bangladesh, will help protect endangered Irrawaddy and Ganges River dolphins.

New sanctuaries for rare freshwater dolphins in Asia

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Whales are wailing (in Faroes and Puget Sound)

Posted Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:58:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Conservation is too conservative in the UK

Posted Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:08:13 GMT by Paul Robinson

Watch the whale population in Norway!

Posted Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:32:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Blue Shark life and death in the Azores

Posted Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:19:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Carbon credits, afforestation and wildlife diversity, at last

Posted Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:30:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Another extinct cetacean?

Posted Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:44:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Ant eater lovers wanted

Posted Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:29:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Diverse worlds of animals and plants disappearing

Posted Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Gorillas see tourists by appointment

Posted Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:39:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Sea change in Europe is slow

Posted Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:50:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Coral cover's deadly decline

Posted Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:23:54 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Protecting the rainforests: whose responsibility is it?

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:51:00 GMT by Mario Balzan

World Wetlands Day - 2nd February

Posted Sat, 02 Feb 2013 11:21:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Tuna Dilemma

Posted Tue, 18 Oct 2011 19:56:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Satellites help save warblers' forest homes

Posted Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:57:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

China accused over 'legal' tiger and leopard trade

Posted Fri, 12 Aug 2011 11:22:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Two rare lion cubs saved in Somalia

Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:26:00 GMT by Brooke Janssens

Save horseshoe crabs to save the red knot argues scientist

Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2011 20:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

New 'distance to extinction' index could sharpen conservation focus

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:41:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Native plants pushed out by introduced species as cities grow

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts