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Southern African Species Pushed To The Brink From Illegal Hunting
2012-10-26 13:39:02

A recent report says illegal hunting of wildlife in South African Development Community (SADC) states can lead to the eradication of many species across extensive areas and even complete ecological collapse.

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2012-09-14 09:10:16

A technique used to study people’s consumer choices was utilized by a team of researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to study similar foraging decisions made by baboons in the wild.

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2012-09-11 14:01:10

Are the important causes of biodiversity and conservation devolving into more and more of a popularity contest?

Extinction Risk For Many Invertebrates
2012-09-01 07:33:40

Twenty percent of the invertebrate species across the globe -- spineless creatures ranging from earthworms to bees to butterflies to lobsters and beyond -- are facing the possible risk of extinction unless more is done to protect them.

2012-07-18 12:39:38

Scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are the first to document the characteristics of invading parasites, using malaria in New Zealand bird species.

2012-04-27 21:41:07

DISASTROUS disease outbreaks like the one which led to the decimation of the red squirrel in Britain can now be avoided through the implementation of new preventive measures developed by UK scientists.

2011-12-23 10:22:02

Global wildlife is facing an unprecedented threat from natural disasters exacerbated by climate change.

2011-11-08 21:26:59

The world's coastal marine ecosystems are being overlooked, both in terms of their ecological importance and their potential as a rallying point for conservation.

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2011-08-18 12:04:21

According to a new study, over half of all deaths of Swedish wolves are due to illegal poaching.

2011-06-15 13:46:21

Telling your partner to watch her weight is not recommended-unless you're a male cleaner fish, reports a new study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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