species conservation

Is Earth already on the brink of 6th mass extinction?


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has laid down the possibility that Earth may already be on the brink of a sixth mass extinction, like those that occurred only five times ... Read more...

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‘Move it or lose it’ ultimatum for species conservation


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Experts have said that climate change is forcing a 'move it or lose it' approach to species conservation.Managed relocation (MR) is literally the physical relocation of endangered or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

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Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females


June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

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Surge in poachers’ use of poisoned arrows to kill elephants in Kenya


February 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports from conservationists indicate that there has been a surge in poachers using poison arrows and spears to kill elephants in southern Kenya, for obtaining ivory.The surge is ... Read more...

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Conservation efforts for Indian Rhino are back on track


April 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Conservation efforts for the Indian Rhino are back on track, with two male rhinos taken back to a national park in Assams Himalayan foothills last week.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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