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 A collection of interesting biodiversity news from Dec & Jan (18/01/16)

 

UK

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/12030299/A-quarter-of-British-bird-species-at-risk.html A quarter of British bird species 'at risk'. The Telegraph 3 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/08/wildlife-decline-threatens-uks-biodiversity-study-finds?CMP=share_btn_tw Wildlife decline threatens UK's biodiversity, study finds. The Guardian 8 Dec 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/12044698/Swans-in-the-city-are-genetically-more-streetwise-say-scientists.html Swans in the city are genetically more streetwise, say scientists. The Telegraph 11 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35093468 UK butterflies in '40-year slump'. BBC Environment 15 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35113332 GM insect trials urged for UK. BBC News 17 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/29/jellyfish-flourish-but-wasps-wobble-in-year-of-climate-confusion?CMP=share_btn_tw Jellyfish flourish but wasps wobble in year of climate confusion. The Guardian 29 Dec 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/12085829/A-minke-whale-struck-by-a-ship-has-washed-up-on-a-UK-beach.html A minke whale 'struck by a ship' has washed up on a UK beach. The Telegraph 6 Jan 2016

EUROPE

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/16/cod-and-haddock-catches-to-increase-under-eu-fishing-quotas?CMP=share_btn_tw Cod and haddock catches to increase under EU fishing quotas. The Guardian 16 Dec 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/mediterranean-highway-planned-to-protect-marine-life-from-oil-exploration-a6798166.html Mediterranean 'highway' planned to protect marine life from oil exploration. The Independent 5 Jan 2016

WORLD

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/30/worlds-oldest-tracked-bird-wisdom-laysan-albatross-midway-atoll?CMP=share_btn_tw When I'm sixty-four: world's oldest tracked bird returns to refuge with mate. The Guardian 30 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/02/botswana-sells-fracking-rights-in-national-park?CMP=share_btn_tw Botswana sells fracking rights in national park. The Guardian 2 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35009455 Giraffe's long lost cousin found? BBC Environment 4 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/africa-wild/2015/dec/09/the-marsh-pride-end-of-an-era?CMP=share_btn_tw The Marsh Pride: end of an era. The Guardian 9 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/14/government-rarely-intervened-projects-endangered-species?CMP=share_btn_tw US agency rarely intervened in projects that could risk endangered species. The Guardian 14 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35114681 Growing parasite threat to finches made famous by Darwin. BBC Environment 17 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/18/carbon-emissions-loss-of-monkeys-and-birds-in-tropical-forests?CMP=share_btn_tw Loss of monkeys and birds in tropical forests driving up carbon emissions. The Guardian 18 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/dec/20/mountain-lion-kitten-california-los-angeles?CMP=share_btn_tw Mountain lion kitten spotted near Los Angeles fuels conservation hopes. The Guardian 20 Dec 2015

http://www.discoverwildlife.com/news/conservationists-record-breaking-flight-save-swans Conservationists record-breaking flight to save swans. Discover Wildlife 21 Dec 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/21/us-endangered-species-africa-cecil-the-lion?CMP=share_btn_tw US plans to extend endangered species status to lions in Africa. The Guardian 21 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35126134 Conservationists choose their 12 trees of Christmas. BBC Environment 22 Dec 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35216313 Ascension Island to become marine reserve. BBC News 3 Jan 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35235518 Monitor lizards trained not to eat toxic cane toads. BBC Environment 6 Jan 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/06/fish-called-tim-winton-scientists-name-new-species-after-australia-novelist?CMP=share_btn_tw A fish called Tim Winton: scientists name a new species after novelist. The Guardian 6 Jan 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/07/venomous-tropical-sea-snakes-wash-up-australian-beaches?CMP=share_btn_tw Venomous tropical sea snakes wash up on Australian beaches after storms. The Guardian 7 Jan 2016

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 A collection of interesting biodiversity news from November (30/11/15)

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/26/indonesias-forest-fires-threaten-a-third-of-worlds-wild-orangutans?CMP=share_btn_tw Indonesia's forest fires threaten a third of world's wild orangutans. The Guardian 26 Oct 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11956816/Africas-lion-population-forecast-to-drop-by-half.html Africa's lion population forecast to drop by half. The Telegraph 27 Oct 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11959026/Big-cats-26-sightings-recorded-since-2010.html Big cats: 26 sightings recorded since 2010. The Telegraph 27 Oct 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-34657027 Lion populations in Africa 'could halve in 20 years'. BBC News 28 Oct 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/28/uk-criticised-for-failure-to-defend-european-nature-protection-laws?CMP=share_btn_tw UK criticised for failure to defend European nature protection laws. The Guardian 28 Oct 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/29/vultures-nearing-extinction-in-africa?CMP=share_btn_tw Vultures nearing extinction in Africa. The Guardian 29 Oct 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/31/new-bat-species-rises-from-vaults-of-londons-natural-history-museum?CMP=share_btn_tw New bat species rises from vaults of London's Natural History Museum. The Guardian 31 Oct 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11972487/Four-in-10-British-children-have-never-seen-a-hedgehog-in-the-wild.html Four in 10 British children have never seen a hedgehog in the wild. The Telegraph 4 Nov 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/popularity-of-urban-beekeeping-not-helping-to-make-up-for-declining-countryside-populations-says-a6721496.html Popularity of urban beekeeping not helping to make up for declining countryside populations, says research. The Independent 5 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/05/last-us-sumatran-rhino-joins-indonesian-reserve-in-effort-to-save-species?CMP=share_btn_tw Last US Sumatran rhino joins Indonesian reserve in effort to save species. The Guardian 5 Nov 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/earth/story/20151030-japanese-designed-dormouse-bridge-hopes-to-link-habitats?ocid=twert Japanese inspired bridge sparks hope for Britain's dormouse. BBC Earth 6 Nov 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34749065 HS2 route Cubbington pear is 2015 'Tree of the Year'. BBC News 8 Nov 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/six-species-we-thought-were-extinct-but-aren-t-a6726221.html Six species we thought were extinct but aren't. The Independent 8 Nov 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/call-for-end-to-hunting-curbs-as-wild-boars-rampage-across-italy-a6726396.html Call for an end to hunting curbs as wild boars rampage across Italy. The Independent 8 Nov 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11983089/Homeowners-bid-to-save-Britains-dwindling-bee-population.html Homeowners' bid to save Britain's dwindling bee population. The Telegraph 9 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/nov/11/hedgehog-threatened-holes-gardens-national-symbol?CMP=share_btn_tw Don't fence it in - like the lion and the unicorn, the hedgehog must roam free. The Guardian 11 Nov 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34771511 Urgent coastal protection needed, says National Trust. BBC Environment 12 Nov 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/global-warming-could-make-sharks-smaller-and-less-aggressive-a6732301.html Global warming could make sharks 'smaller and less aggressive'. The Independent 12 Nov 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/11991609/Males-would-rather-starve-than-give-up-their-partner-study-suggests.html Male tits would rather starve than give up their partners. The Telegraph 13 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/15/ghost-deer-haunt-new-york-cold-war-bomb-site?CMP=share_btn_tw ghost deer haunt New York cold war bomb site under threat from developers. The Guardian 15 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/16/biologists-relocate-fish-brazil-river-dam-collapse?CMP=share_btn_tw Biologists race to save fish from Brazil river contaminated by dam collapse. The Guardian 16 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/16/climate-change-putting-uk-wildlife-increasingly-at-risk?CMP=share_btn_tw Climate change putting UK wildlife 'increasingly at risk'. The Guardian 16 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/17/conservationists-urge-mauritius-to-halt-cull-of-threatened-fruit-bat?CMP=share_btn_tw Conservationists urge Mauritius to halt cull of threatened fruit bat. The Guardian 17 Nov 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34857858 Pesticide exposure in bumblebees 'harms pollination'. BBC Environment 18 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/19/climate-change-is-single-biggest-threat-to-polar-bear-survival?CMP=share_btn_tw Climate change is 'single biggest threat' to polar bear survival. The Guardian 19 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/20/half-tree-species-amazon-risk-extinction-study?CMP=share_btn_tw Half of tree species in the Amazon at risk of extinction, say scientists. The Guardian 20 Nov 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/12008828/Hedgehog-numbers-drop-by-more-than-half-in-rural-areas-as-habitats-destroyed.html Hedgehog numbers halve in rural areas in just 15 years as habitats are destroyed. The Telegraph 21 Nov 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34897767 Northern white rhino dies in US, leaving only three alive. BBC News 23 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/25/scientists-unable-to-explain-starling-mass-drownings?CMP=share_btn_tw Scientists unable to explain starling mass drownings. The Guardian 25 Nov 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/nov/25/wolves-return-poland-after-being-wiped-out?CMP=share_btn_tw Wolves return to Poland more than 50 years after being wiped out. The Guardian 25 Nov 2015

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