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2018/01/29 - Photo: Adriana Vidal Photo: ©Siriporn Sriaram/IUCN Photo: Adriana Vidal
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2018/01/29 - Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is notoriously difficult due to the high cost of such programs. As a consequence, we find ourselves with data ‘cold-spots’, areas for which we have little or no information. Citizen science, aka the involvement of volunteers or non-specialised people in science, is an increasingly popular way of conducting monitoring of species...
2018/01/29 - Effective conservation of the oceans relies largely on long-term monitoring of key species and habitats over wide geographical areas. This is notoriously difficult due to the high cost of such programs. As a consequence, we find ourselves with data ‘cold-spots’, areas for which we have little or no information. Citizen science, aka the involvement of volunteers or non-specialised people in science, is an increasingly popular way of conducting monitoring of species...
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2018/01/22 - The Supreme Court ruled that the police were entitled to arrest partygoers in a vacant house and will hear the case of the dusky gopher frog.
2018/01/22 - The Supreme Court ruled that the police were entitled to arrest partygoers in a vacant house and will hear the case of the dusky gopher frog.
2018/01/16 - Scientists have identified traits that may have been related to dinosaurs like stegosaurus and ankylosaurus and other animals developing fearsome rear-end weapons.
2018/01/12 - Over decades, armed conflict has reduced animal populations in Africa more than any other factor, according to new research.
2018/01/11 - Learn more:  Mangroves for the future (MFF) Location:  Asia Maldives
2018/01/11 - How one project is rekindling interest in mangroves in the Maldives Learn more:  Mangroves for the future (MFF) Location:  Asia Maldives
2017/12/29 - In a new book, “Inheritors of the Earth,” Chris Thomas argues that animals and plants are adapting to the world we are creating. We need not worry.
2017/12/29 - Scientists called off an effort to save one of the world’s rarest marine mammals — the vaquita — when one died after being captured for rehabilitation.
2017/12/27 - Had the asteroid that doomed dinosaurs crashed nearly anywhere other than the coast of Mexico, they might not have gone extinct, researchers say.
2017/12/27 - Three books examine our fascination with the ancient pachyderms and their extinction.
2017/12/20 - The first mammals active during both day and night emerged 65.8 million years ago, a study found, just 200,000 years after the event that made dinosaurs go extinct.
2017/12/20 - A pair of chimpanzees saved from an animal trafficking operation in Nepal are in limbo while officials spar over whether to send them back to Nigeria.
2017/12/18 - The slender, delicate stream flows through the Mojave, giving life to plants and animals found nowhere else in the world.
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