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The May E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (27/05/16)

Download and read no. 54 here. 


 A collection of interesting biodiversity news from May (27/05/16)

 UK

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/apr/28/weeds-show-ability-to-adapt-fast-in-foreign-environment?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Weeds show ability to adapt fast in foreign environment. The Guardian 28 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36166774 'Sleepless slugs' on rise, say experts. BBC Environment 29 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/01/how-well-do-you-know-british-wildlife?CMP=share_btn_tw How well do you know British wildlife? The Guardian 1 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/04/welsh-biologist-carl-jones-wins-top-environmental-award-indianapolis-prize-conservation?CMP=share_btn_tw Welsh biologist Carl Jones wins top environmental award. The Guardian 4 May 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36241675 Brownsea Island red squirrel leprosy study. BBC News 9 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/23/revealed-the-dangerous-wild-animals-kept-on-uk-private-property?CMP=share_btn_tw Revealed: the dangerous wild animals kept on UK private property. The Guardian 23 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/26/beavers-released-into-devon-river-in-bid-to-boost-gene-pool?CMP=share_btn_tw Beavers released into Devon river in bid to boost gene pool. The Guardian 26 May 2016

WORLD - TERRESTRIAL

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2016/apr/27/cecils-legacy-could-the-death-of-one-lion-start-a-conservation-movement?CMP=share_btn_tw Cecil's legacy: could the death of one lion start a conservation movement? The Guardian 27 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/04/leopards-have-lost-75-percent-of-historical-habitat?CMP=share_btn_tw Leopards have lost 75% of their historical habitat. The Guardian 4 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/05/europe-to-crack-down-on-wildlife-smugglers-following-guardian-investigation?CMP=share_btn_tw Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species. The Guardian 5 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/07/australia-quietly-adds-49-species-to-threatened-and-endangered-lists?CMP=share_btn_tw Australia quietly adds 49 species to threatened and endangered lists. The Guardian 7 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/11/google-images-as-good-as-fieldwork-for-studying-animal-colour?CMP=share_btn_tw Google Images 'as good as fieldwork' for studying animal colour. The Guardian 11 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/11/bee-colony-deaths-environmental-problems?CMP=share_btn_tw 28% of US bees wiped out this winter, suggesting bigger environmental issues. The Guardian 11 May 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36266692 Shrinking birds pays the bill for Arctic warming. BBC Environment 13 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/21/african-nile-crocodiles-captured-florida?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Man-eating crocodiles surface in Florida swamps. The Guardian 22 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/25/poland-starts-logging-primeval-bialowieza-forest-despite-protests?CMP=share_btn_tw Poland starts logging primeval Bialowieza forest despite protests. The Guardian 25 May 2016

WORLD - MARINE

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/12/great-barrier-reef-devastating-images-tell-story-of-coral-colonies-destruction?CMP=share_btn_tw Great Barrier Reef: devastating images tell story of coral colonies' destruction. The Guardian 11 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/15/rare-whale-found-on-australian-beach-believed-to-be-evolutionary-throwback?CMP=share_btn_tw Rare whale found on Australian beach believed to be evolutionary throwback. The Guardian 15 May 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/edible-six-pack-ring-saves-lives-marine-sea-animals-a7039631.html Brewery invents edible six-pack rings to save hundreds of thousands of marine animals' lives. The Independent 20 May 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/23/octopuses-squid-cuttlefish-warming-oceans-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw Squids and octopuses thrive as 'weeds of the sea' warm to hotter oceans. The Guardian 23 May 2016

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The April E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (03/05/16)

Download and read no. 53 here. 

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from April (03/05/16)

TERRESTRIAL

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/24/airport-lights-birds-faa?CMP=share_btn_tw FAA aims to save millions of birds by changing static red airport lights. The Guardian 24 Mar 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/28/bison-to-return-to-montana-after-140-years-in-the-canadian-wilderness?CMP=share_btn_tw Bison to return to Montana after 140 years in the Canadian wilderness. The Guardian 28 Mar 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35917107 Tests find trees tolerant to olive tree killer pathogen. BBC Environment 29 Mar 2016

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/03/29/giant-remote-controlled-beetles-could-replace-drones/ Giant remote-controlled beetles and 'biobot' insects could replace drones. The Telegraph 30 Mar 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/rspb-big-garden-birdwatch-2016-results-small-garden-birds-thriving-in-uk-thanks-to-warm-winter-a6961026.html The birds soaring because of climate change - and why that has scientists worried. The Independent 31 Mar 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/soil-crisis-brought-about-by-climate-change-may-hit-global-food-production-claims-alarming-new-a6970376.html Soil crisis brought about by climate change may hit global food production, claims alarming new research. The Independent 5 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/06/tigers-declared-extinct-in-cambodia?CMP=share_btn_tw Tigers declared extinct in Cambodia. The Guardian 6 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/06/first-sumatran-rhino-found-in-borneo-in-40-years-has-died?CMP=share_btn_tw First Sumatran rhino found in Borneo in 40 years has died. The Guardian 6 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/07/gibraltar-ends-annual-balloon-release-on-environmental-grounds?CMP=share_btn_tw Gibralter ends annual balloon release on environmental grounds. The Guardian 7 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/10/great-apes-face-existential-threat-as-populations-plunge-ebola-vaccines?CMP=share_btn_tw Last hope for great apes is vaccination against the rapid onslaught of disease. The Guardian 10 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35958741 Tiny birds tracked on mammoth Sahara flight. BBC Environment 13 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/apr/14/manus-island-giant-rat-rattus-detentus-detainees?CMP=share_btn_tw New species of Manus Island rat named after detainees in 'solidarity' gesture. The Guardian 13 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36035968 Bat-sound library tracks biodiversity. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36038237 More moose on the loose in a warmer Alaska. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36046746 Great monarch butterfly migration mystery solved. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/17/australian-night-parrot-legend-lives-on-but-bird-remains-as-elusive-as-ever?CMP=share_btn_tw Australian night parrot legend lives on but bird remains as elusive as ever. The Guardian 16 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/22/northern-quolls-released-into-kakadu-in-bid-to-save-species-from-extinction?CMP=share_btn_tw Northern quolls released into Kakadu in bid to save species from extinction. The Guardian 22 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36130346 Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'. BBC ENvironment 25 APr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/26/thousands-of-corroboree-frog-eggs-released-in-fight-to-save-endangered-species?CMP=share_btn_tw Thousands of corroboree frog eggs released in fight to save endangered species. The Guardian 26 Apr 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36138082 'Human swan' Sacha Dench to join 4,500-mile migration. BBC News 26 Apr 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/27/monserrats-last-two-mountain-chicken-frogs-to-be-reunited-to-save-species?CMP=share_btn_tw Monserrat's last two mountain chicken frogs to be reunited to save species. The Guardian 27 Apr 2016

MARINE

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/25/great-barrier-reef-aerial-survey-reveals-extent-of-coral-bleaching?CMP=share_btn_tw Great Barrier Reef: aerial survey reveals extent of coral bleaching. The Guardian 25 Mar 2016

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/12/red-crabs-swarm-panama?CMP=share_btn_tw Diving scientists record 'cloud' of thousands of swarming crabs. The Guardian 12 Apr 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/great-barrier-reef-half-of-natural-wonder-is-dead-or-dying-and-it-is-on-the-brink-of-extinction-a6992411.html Great Barrier Reef: Half of natural wonder is 'dead or dying' and it is on the brink of extinction, scientists say. The Independent 20 Apr 2016

http://www.guardian.com/environment/2016/apr/21/vietnam-investigates-mass-fish-deaths-pollution?CMP=share_btn_tw Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths. The Guardian 21 Apr 2016

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