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2010-07-13 08:35:00

African national parks like Masai Mara and the Serengeti have seen populations of large mammals decline by up to 59 percent, according to a study published in Biological Conservation.

2010-07-02 16:17:35

Fewer males than females are surviving the negative effects of inbreeding in a reintroduced population of a rare New Zealand bird.

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2010-05-20 11:22:00

The world's most ancient frogs may soon be mined to extinction, if the New Zealand government's plans to open up a conservation area for mining go ahead.

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2010-03-31 08:10:00

Common toads (Bufo bufo) can detect impending seismic activity and alter their behavior from breeding to evacuation mode.

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2010-03-17 10:55:00

A new assessment of the Arctic's biodiversity reports a 26 percent decline in species populations in the high Arctic.

2010-01-08 12:39:57

Putting yourself in the line of fire is shown to reap huge rewards, in a new study published this week in Science.

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2009-10-10 08:10:00

The secret lives of some of Africa's iconic carnivores, including big cats, were revealed in a new study in Animal Conservation, on Oct 9.

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2009-08-27 06:45:00

The world’s leading amphibian experts have come together and for the first time identified two major conservation initiatives to protect the amphibians of the world from becoming extinct.

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2009-07-07 05:55:00

A group of experts warned on Monday that increasing acidity of the world’s oceans and warming water temperatures from CO2 emissions could wipe out coral reefs by the end of this century.

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2009-06-20 08:50:00

International targets set for reducing biodiversity loss may still be achieved with the help of a new online conservation tool.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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