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Vulture population rising in Cambodia


June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, June 26 (IANS) Vultures, which are critically endangered across Asia, are increasing in numbers in Cambodia.Even as they face major threats in other parts of Asia, the Cambodian ... Read more...

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A fifth of world’s life at extinction risk: Report


October 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new report has suggested that an increasing numbers of birds, mammals and amphibians have moved closer to extinction in the last several decades-but not as far as ... Read more...

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New species of ‘mongoose-like’ carnivore discovered in Madagascar


October 12th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of carnivore in Madagascar.The cat-sized, speckled brown mammal belongs to a family of mongoose-like animals found only on the Indian Ocean island, ... Read more...

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New mongoose-like species found in Madagascar


October 12th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A new species of cat sized carnivores has been discovered in Madagascar. The speckled brown mammal belongs to a family of mongoose-like animals found only on the Indian ... Read more...

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New Species Of Titi Monkey Found In Columbian Jungles


August 16th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A hitherto unknown species of Titi monkey has been discovered in Columbia. Scientifically named as ‘Callicebus Caquetensis’, this creature is small, about the ... Read more...

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New Species Of Titi Monkeys Found In Colombian Jungle


August 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Arlington, Virginia, Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new species of the titi monkey has been discovered by scientists in the Colombian jungle. The species of titi monkeys which is known ... Read more...

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Search on for ‘lost amphibians’ before they go extinct


August 9th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A search has been launched to find 100 'lost' frogs, toads and lizards that have not been seen for up to a century. Endangered species of the rainforests ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Adapting to warming could worsen climate change


August 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study has concluded that the way humanity reacts to climate change may do more damage to many areas of the planet than climate change itself unless ... Read more...

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Climate change ‘devastates’ Galapagos


December 4th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.4 (ANI): The coastal wildlife of the Galapagos Islands has been devastated by rising ocean temperatures due to global warming and human activity like fishing and tourism, Sky News has quoted ... Read more...

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Investing in islands crucial for saving most species in the world


May 18th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): The first worldwide analysis of the importance of different regions for maintaining global biodiversity has determined that an island is about nine times as valuable as an equally ... Read more...

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Scientists identify 100 questions to conserve global biodiversity


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Conservation experts from 24 world-leading organizations have identified one hundred key scientific questions that, if answered, would help conserve global biodiversity.The organizations that identified the questions include the ... Read more...

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Most wars occur in Earths richest biological regions, reveals study


February 21st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has found that more than 80 percent of the worlds major armed conflicts from 1950-2000 occurred in regions identified as the most biologically diverse ... Read more...

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World’s richest biodiversity hotspots are most war prone


February 21st, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) More than 80 percent of the world's major conflicts have taken place in the the most biologically rich and diverse places on earth, a new study says. These ... Read more...

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10 new amphibian species discovered in Colombia


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A team of scientists has announced the discovery of 10 amphibians believed to be new to science, which were found in Columbia.The species were discovered during a ... Read more...

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Conservationists may be overestimating wildlife habitat


November 10th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A team of scientists has determined that the amount of land available for wildlife habitat is overestimated and may be less than previously thought of, because the ... Read more...

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Half of worlds primates face extinction due to habitat loss and hunting


August 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A review of the worlds 634 kinds of primates has revealed that almost 50 percent are in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss and hunting.The ... Read more...

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‘Primates fast disappearing off the face of earth’


August 5th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Humankind's closest kin in the animal world - monkeys, apes and other primates - are disappearing from the face of the earth, warns a new report. The first ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new reefs teeming with marine life in Brazil


July 9th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new reef structures in Brazil, that are far more abundant in marine life than the Abrolhos Bank, which was earlier believed to be the ... Read more...

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Indiana Jones endorses new global tiger initiative


June 10th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Actor Harrison Ford, who has portrayed the fictional Indiana Jones on the silver screen, has endorsed a new global tiger initiative, which will take a hard look ... Read more...

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Ford gets his chest hair ripped out for global warming!


May 21st, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): What would you do to raise awareness about the effect of deforestation on global warming? Well, if youre Harrison Ford then you wax your chest.The Indiana Jones ... Read more...

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Legless lizard, tiny woodpecker among 14 new species found in Brazil


April 30th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Scientists from Conservation International (CI) and Brazilian universities have discovered a legless lizard and a tiny woodpecker along with 12 other suspected new species in Brazils Cerrado, ... Read more...

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Harrison Fords chest waxing crusade against deforestation


April 24th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Actor Harrison Ford has shown his staunch support for environment protection in a rather novel way by getting his chest waxed.The Indiana Jones star subjected himself to ... Read more...

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Small Kiribati island is world’s largest marine reserve


February 15th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Wellington, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The small Pacific island of Kiribati has been declared the world's largest marine protected area, the Suva-based Pacnews reported Friday. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), a California-sized ... Read more...

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Global warming will hit world’s protected areas severely, warns study


December 11th, 2007 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has indicated that global warming is going to affect the world's protected areas so severely, that in some cases, the resulting environments will be virtually ... Read more...

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Mexican porpoise on the verge of extinction


November 19th, 2007 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 19 (ANI): New reports indicate that a Mexican porpoise, which is the world's most critically endangered marine mammal, is closer to extinction than previously believed. According to biologists, only an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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