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The July E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (27/07/16)

Download and read no. 56 here. 

 


A collection of interesting biodiversity news from July (27/07/16)

MARINE

Whale and winghead sharks move step closer to extinction https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/08/whale-and-winghead-sharks-move-step-closer-to-extinction?CMP=share_btn_tw 

Australia's vast kelp forests devastated by marine heatwave, study reveals https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/07/australias-vast-kelp-forests-devastated-by-marine-heatwave-study-reveals?CMP=share_btn_tw

Massive mangrove die-off on Gulf of Carpentaria worst in the world, says expert https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/11/massive-mangrove-die-off-on-gulf-of-carpentaria-worst-in-the-world-says-expert?CMP=share_btn_tw

UN: Global fish consumption per capita hits record high http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36716579

Vietnam blames toxic waste water from steel plant for mass fish deaths https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/01/vietnam-blames-toxic-waste-water-fom-steel-plant-for-mass-fish-deaths?CMP=share_btn_tw

Increasing ocean acidity could impact fish spawning http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36895071

TERRESTRIAL

Trees rely on a range of strategies to hunt for nutrient hot spots http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/49781?platform=hootsuite

Why do islands give rise to such unusual creatures? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36805227

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2ddfrd

GPS tags reveal the secret life of urban gulls https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/14/gps-tags-reveal-the-secret-life-of-urban-seagulls?CMP=share_btn_tw

'Three centuries' to catalogue all Amazon tree species http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-36790714

African wildlife officials appalled as EU opposes a total ban on ivory trade https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/06/african-wildlife-officials-appalled-as-eu-opposes-a-total-ban-on-ivory-trade?CMP=share_btn_tw

US army veteran rescues bald eagle trapped in a tree http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/july-4th-us-army-veteran-rescues-bald-eagle-trapped-in-a-tree-a7119226.html

Tim the Kenyan elephant seeks out human help after being hurt by spear http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/02/tim-the-kenyan-elephant-seeks-out-human-help-after-being-hurt-by/

Japanese knotweed panic spread by council websites is causing gardeners to break the law http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/03/japanese-knotweed-panic-spread-by-council-websites-is-causing-ga/

Your chance to sponsor a satellite-tagged study cuckoo - for £3,000 http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/your_chance_to_sponsor_a_satellite_tagged_study_cuckoo_for_3_000_1_4598828?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

How did things get so bad for hedgehogs? Here's how to save them http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/problem-solving/how-did-things-get-so-bad-for-hedgehogs-heres-how-to-save-them/

How is the unpredictable weather affecting our wildlife? http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160713-how-butterflies-and-birds-cope-with-unpredictable-weather?ocid=ww.social.link.twitter

2016 could be worst year on record for British butterflies, experts warn https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/15/2016-could-be-worst-year-on-record-for-british-butterflies-experts-warn

Dragonflies, ladybirds and sloe gin under threat from soggy British summer http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/07/14/dragonflies-ladybirds-and-sloe-gin-under-threat-from-soggy-briti/

 Hottest ever June marks 14th month of record-breaking temperatures https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/20/june-2016-14th-consecutive-month-of-record-breaking-heat-says-us-agencies?CMP=share_btn_tw


 The June E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (01/07/16)

Download and read no. 55 here. 

 


 A collection of interesting biodiversity news from June (01/07/16)

 MARINE

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/31/secrets-of-killer-whale-evolution-revealed-by-genetic-study-orcas?CMP=share_btn_tw Secrets of killer whale evolution revealed by genetic study. The Guardian 31 May 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36473928 Bleaching 'devastates' Chagos Marine Reserve. BBC Environment 7 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/15/bright-spots-offer-fresh-hope-for-survival-of-coral-reefs?CMP=share_btn_tw 'Bright spots' offer fresh hope for survival of coral reefs. The Guardian 15 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/21/poisonous-tropical-lionfish-could-be-spreading-through-mediterranean?CMP=share_btn_tw Poisonous tropical lionfish could be spreading through Mediterranean The Guardian 21 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/22/cattle-station-purchase-fantastic-for-great-barrier-reef-green-groups-say?CMP=share_btn_tw Cattle station purchase 'fantastic' for Great Barrier Reef, green groups say. The Guardian 22 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/28/new-yorks-whales-to-be-studied-for-the-first-time?CMP=share_btn_tw New York's whales to be studied for the first time. The Guardian 28 Jun 2016

TERRESTRIAL - UK

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/26/overweight-hedgehog-who-gorged-on-dog-biscuits-just-one-of-many/ Overweight hedgehog who gorged on dog biscuits just one of many at risk from overfeeding. The Telegraph 26 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jun/02/street-lights-lure-moths-away-from-gardens-say-scientists?CMP=share_btn_tw Street lights lure moths away from gardens, say scientists. The Guardian 2 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/14/hedgehogs-continue-to-disappear-from-british-gardens-wildlife-survey-shows?CMP=share_btn_tw Hedgehogs continue to disappear from British gardens, wildlife survey shows. The Guardian 14 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/14/endangered-sandpipers-lay-eggs-in-captivity-for-the-first-time?CMP=share_btn_tw Endangered sandpipers lay eggs in captivity for the first time. The Guardian 14 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/23/rare-dark-bordered-beauty-moth-faces-extinction-at-last-site-england-york?CMP=share_btn_tw Rare moth faces extinction at its last site in England. The Guardian 23 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/27/spring-spread-more-slowly-across-uk-in-2016-woodland-trust?CMP=share_btn_tw Spring spreading more slowly across UK in 2016 - Woodland Trust. The Guardian 27 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/26/how-the-dormouse-is-returning-to-englands-hedgerows-after-100-years?CMP=share_btn_tw How the dormouse is returning to England's hedgerows after 100 years. The Guardian 26 Jun 2016

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/bto_study_shows_why_northern_wrens_trump_their_southern_cousins_in_uk_winters_1_4595866 BTO study shows why northern wrens trump their southern cousins in UK winters. EDP 29 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/29/uk-light-pollution-causing-spring-to-come-a-week-earlier?CMP=share_btn_tw UK light pollution 'causing spring to come a week earlier'. The Guardian 29 Jun 2016

TERRESTRIAL - WORLD

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/27/silver-boa-constrictor-species-discovered-on-remote-caribbean-island?CMP=share_btn_tw New boa constrictor species discovered on remote Caribbean island. The Guardian 27 May 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/there-will-be-birds-meet-noah-strycker-the-worlds-greatest-birdwatcher-a7051161.html 'There will be birds': Meet Noah Strycker, the world's greatest birdwatcher. The Independent 27 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/30/tigers-seized-thailand-buddhist-temple-wildlife-trafficking-claim?CMP=share_btn_tw Tigers seized from Thailand temple over wildlife trafficking claim. The Guardian 30 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/30/peacock-spiders-scientist-finds-seven-new-species-of-fairly-cute-creatures?CMP=share_btn_tw Peacock spiders: scientist finds seven new species of 'fairly cute' creatures. The Guardian 30 May 2016

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/31/experts-re-assess-giant-panda-as-china-predicts-it-will-no-longe/ Experts 're-assess' giant panda as China predicts it will no longer be considered 'endangered'. The Telegraph 31 May 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2016/jun/08/vaquita-captive-breeding-ex-situ-panda-porpoise-extinction?CMP=share_btn_tw Down to 60: scientists mull risky captive breeding for panda porpoise. The Guardian 8 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/14/first-case-emerges-of-mammal-species-wiped-out-by-human-induced-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw Revealed: first mammal species wiped out by human-induced climate change. The Guardian 14 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/16/eu-to-investigate-poland-over-logging-in-ancient-forest?CMP=share_btn_tw EU to investigate Poland over logging in ancient forest. The Guardian 16 Jun 2016

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/17/rare-leopards-returning-to-russian-mountains-at-mercy-of-kremlin/ Rare leopards returning to Russian mountains at mercy of Kremlin split. The Telegraph 17 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/20/saiga-antelope-numbers-rise-after-mass-die-off?CMP=share_btn_tw Saiga antelope numbers rise after mass die-off. The Guardian 20 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/20/mass-elephant-relocation-populations-africa?CMP=share_btn_tw Mass elephant relocation could save populations in parts of Africa. The Guardian 20 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/21/maldives-urges-rich-countries-to-rapidly-ratify-paris-climate-agreement?CMP=share_btn_tw Maldives urges rich countries to rapidly ratify Paris climate agreement. The Guardian 21 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/22/leopards-killing-of-rare-african-penguins-sparks-conservation-debate?CMP=share_btn_tw Leopard's killing of rare African penguins sparks conservation debate. The Guardian 22 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/jun/23/good-news-for-goodfellows-as-perth-zoo-breeds-rare-roo?CMP=share_btn_tw Good news for Goodfellow's as Perth zoo breeds rare roo. The Guardian 23 Jun 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36577069 Frog rescue: Last hope for endangered amphibian. BBC News 23 Jun 2016

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/sand-mining-construction-black-market-gangs-a7097911.html Entire islands disappear as violent gangs steal sand amid global shortage. The Independent 23 Jun 2016

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jun/28/cecil-the-lions-legacy-death-brings-new-hope-for-his-grandcubs?CMP=share_btn_tw Cecil the lion's legacy: death brings new hope for his grandcubs. The Guardian 28 Jun 2016

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