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A collection of interesting national biodiversity news from June (03/07/15)

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/26/australia-to-import-m... Australia to import micro wasp to wage war against plague of crazy ants. The Guardian 26 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/27/thorny-frog-and-demen... Thorny frog and dementor wasp among new species discovered in Mekong. The Guardian 27 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-32882500 Wolf volcano erupts on Galapagos island. BBC News 26 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/28/david-attenborough-ca... David Attenborough calls on ordinary people to help save Africa's elephants. The Guardian 28 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2015/may/28/... 'No wilder place on Earth': explorers tackle the full Okavango Delta. The Guardian 28 May 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/11636906/Born-Frees-Virg... Born Free's Virginia McKenna calls for conservation lessons in schools. The Telegraph 29 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32935898 In pictures: Drones take whale science to new heights. BBC Environment 30 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/31/hopes-climb-for-queen... Hopes climb for Queensland koalas and Tassie devils with state listings. The Guardian 31 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/29/should-great-barrier-... Should the Great Barrier Reef be listed as 'in danger' by Unesco? The Guardian 29 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32958032 Scientists probe mysterious wave of antelope deaths. BBC Environment 1 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/02/tanzania-epicentre-of... Tanzania elephant population declined by 60% in five years, census reveals. The Guardian 2 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/02/five-whales-die-in-is... Five whales die in Isle of Skye stranding. The Guardian 2 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/02/fourth-hen-harriers-d... Fourth hen harrier's disappearance sparks fears of extinction by persecution. The Guardian 2 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/austral... Aggressive 'walking' fish is heading south towards Australia, scientists warn. The Telegraph 2 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/03/40-of-europes-sharks-... 40% of Europe's sharks and rays face extinction, says IUCN. The Guardian 3 Jun 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32991586 Seven tiny frog species found on seven mountains. BBC Environment 4 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/05/seven-new-species-of-... Seven new species of Australian spider discovered including unique tarantula. The Guardian 5 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/06/brazilian-wandering-s... Spider eggs that caused UK family to flee home 'not of dangerous species'. The Guardian 6 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/11657596/Giant-jellyfish-warning-f... Giant jellyfish warning for south coast daytrippers. The Telegraph 7 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/weirdnewsvideo/11653731/Myster... Mystery worm-like sea creature causes panic in Taiwan. The Telegraph 5 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/09/buntings-are-being-ea... Yellow-breasted buntings 'being eaten to extinction by China'. The Guardian 9 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/10/swans-air-gun-attacks-incre... Airgun attacks on swans on the rise. The Guardian 10 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/science/animal-magic/2015/jun/12/134000-saiga... 134,000 saiga antelope dead in two weeks. What is the probable cause? The Guardian 12 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/12/greater-sage-grouse-u... Greater sage-grouse sounds the alarm over shrinking habitat in US. The Guardian 12 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11667865/Spring-now-arriv... Spring now arrives across Britain 11 days earlier. The Telegraph 11 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/13/last-legs-species-few... Last legs: the species with only a few remaining individuals. The Guardian 13 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/arctic/11670479/Polar-bears-ha... Polar bears 'have started eating dolphins due to climate change'. The Telegraph 12 Jun 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/from-basking-sharks-to-b... From basking sharks to Bechstein's bat: A year spent discovering Britain's rarest animals. The Independent 14 Jun 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33148362 Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists. BBC Environment 17 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/17/diseased-fish-confirm... Diseased fish confirm damage to Great Barrier Reef ecosystem, say scientists. The Guardian 17 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/17/eastern-cougar-extinc... Eastern Cougar extinct, no longer needs protection, says US conservation agency. The Guardian 17 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/17/five-dead-tasmanian-d... Five dead Tasmanian devils may have been poisoned, says ranger. The Guardian 17 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11675270/Stop-tickling-sl... Stop tickling slow lorises, campaigners urge. The Telegraph 15 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/19/humans-creating-sixth... Humans creating sixth great extinction of animal species, say scientists. The Guardian 19 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/11687438/Church-of-England-to-i... Church of England to introduce monthly fast for planet Earth as vicars trained in 'eco-theology'. The Telegraph 19 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/23/lion-23000-species-th... Lion among 23,000 species threatened with extinction, say conservationists. The Guardian 23 Jun 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11692815/Bumper-bloom-for... Bumper bloom for British poppies. The Telegraph 23 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/24/royal-navy-bomb-explo... Royal Navy bomb explosions caused mass whale deaths, report concludes. The Guardian 24 Jun 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33096261 Drastic action to save endangered tortoise. BBC Environment 24 Jun 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2015/jun/25/... Saving the dhole: The forgotten 'badass' Asian dog more endangered than tigers. The Guardian 25 Jun 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33096260 Madagascar's lemurs cling to survival. BBC Environment 25 Jun 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/government-takes-action-... Government takes action against the giant goldfish clogging up Canada's lakes and rivers. The Independent 25 Jun 2015

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A collection of interesting national biodiversity news from April/May (05/06/15)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32145984 Endangered butterfly species records 10-year high. BBC Environment 2 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/03/cassowary-death-toll-... Cassowary death toll from cars and dogs prompts calls for urgent protection. The Guardian 3 Apr 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/human-waste-blamed-for-t... Human waste blamed for turning one in 10 of Britain's male clams into females. The Independent 5 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/08/decade-long-plan-to-h... Decade-long plan to halt native animal extinctions to be led by conservationists. The Guardian 8 Apr 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/brazil-to-decide-on-whet... Brazil to decide on whether to approve world's first GM eucalyptus trees. The Independent 8 Apr 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11526850/Race-to-sa... Race to save more than 130 beached dolphins in Japan. The Telegraph 10 Apr 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32237231 'Lost' sea turtles don't go with the flow. BBC Environment 10 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/12/malta-rejects-spring-bird-h... Malta rejects spring bird hunting ban. The Guardian 12 Apr 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11531294/Lake-Oku-c... Lake Oku clawed frog saved from brink of extinction. The Telegraph 13 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/14/rare-omuras-whale-car... Rare Omura's whale carcass find in Western Australia excites scientists. The Guardian 14 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/15/dolphin-sightings-off... Dolphin sightings off the Hebrides leapt over last decade, research shows. The Guardian 15 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/15/144ft-beech-in-sussex... 114ft beech in Sussex named Britain's tallest native tree. The Guardian 15 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/17/uk-acorn-crop-being-h... UK acorn crop 'being hit by climate change'. The Guardian 17 Apr 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/climatechange/11546016... The scariest thing about global warming? Giant, super-fast spiders. The Telegraph 17 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/20/humpback-whales-noaa-... Humpback whales, endangered no more? Most may be removed from list. The Guardian 20 Apr 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11549535/Swarm-of-killer-... Swarm of killer hornets make a beeline for Britain. The Telegraph 20 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/22/india-plans-more-tige... India plans more tiger reserves on the back of jump in numbers. The Guardian 22 Apr 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/britains-bluebells-now-f... Britain's bluebells now face a fight for their very survival. The Independent 26 Apr 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/11568058/Childrens-kno... Children's knowledge of nature is dwindling, study finds. The Telegraph 28 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/apr/29/escaped-eurasian-beavers-... Ecaped Eurasian beavers breeding in Scotland but pose challenge to farming. The Guardian 29 Apr 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32500640 Harbour light 'attracts ship-damaging creatures'. BBC Environment 29 Apr 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/30/one-in-six-of-worlds-... One in six of world's species faces extinction due to climate change - study. The Guardian 30 Apr 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2015/may/01/new-bird-sp... New bird species discovered in China. The Guardian 1 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32549898 Wildlife decline may lead to 'empty landscape'. BBC Environment 2 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/03/starfish-sea-star-dea... Starfish suffer mysterious and gruesome demise along west coast. The Guardian 3 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32603799 Forests are 'key feature' of food security landscape. BBC Environment 6 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/07/solomon-islanders-kil... Solomon Islanders kill more than 1600 dolphins for their teeth. The Guardian 7 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/07/california-sick-malnouris... California struggling to treat surge of sick, malnourished sea lion pups. The Guardian 7 May 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/fertility-of-worlds-soil-reachi... Fertility of world's soil reaching peak that will threaten food supplies, scientists warn. The Independent 7 May 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/11597827/England-faces... England faces hen harrier wipeout after disappearances. The Telegraph 11 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32683798 Sri Lanka first nation to protect all mangrove forests. BBC Environment 12 May 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11600074/Dodos-still-exis... Dodos still exist, say one in four Brits. The Telegraph 12 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/13/kenya-opens-100m-wild... Kenya opens $100m wildlife forensic lab to help prosecute poachers. The Guardian 13 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/13/honeybee-deaths-colon... Beekeepers see 42% of US honeybee colonies die off in a single year. The Guardian 13 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/14/a-third-of-europes-bi... A third of Europe's birds under threat, says most comprehensive study yet. The Guardian 14 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32742620 Warm-blooded fish traps its own heat in the deep. BBC Environment 15 May 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/scientists-using-new-technolog... Scientists using new technology to track endangered basking sharks as the creatures reach UK shores. The Indepenedent 15 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/16/california-whale-deat... Why are so many whales dying on California's shores? The Guardian 16 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/19/plan-to-build-treetop... Treetop bridges planned to save critically-endangered Hainan gibbons. The Guardian 19 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/19/zambia-to-lift-ban-hunting-... Zambia to lift ban on hunting of lions and leopards. The Guardian 19 May 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/coldblooded-species-face... Cold-blooded species face wipeout as they cannot cope with global warming, study says. The Independent 19 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32781136 Organic farming 'benefits biodiversity' BBC Environment 20 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/20/harlequin-ladybirds-d... Harlequin ladybirds declared UK's fastest invading species. The Guardian 20 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/21/hunter-paid-225000-sh... Hunter pays $350,000 to shoot black rhino: 'I believe in survival of species'. The Guardian 21 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/21/stable-antarctic-ice-... 'Stable' Antarctic ice sheet may have started collapsing, scientists say. The Guardian 21 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2015/may/21/see-the-top-1... See the top 10 new species of 2015 - in pictures. The Guardian 21 May 2015

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/23/turtle-on-edge-of-ext... Turtle on edge of extinction after sudden attack by mystery disease. The Guardian 23 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-32872350 IS threat to Syria's northern bald ibis near Palmyra. BBC News 25 May 2015

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/endangered-saiga-antelope... Endangered saiga antelope mysteriously dying in vast numbers in Kazakhstan. The Independent 25 May 2015

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