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  • Dead whale 'had 40kg of plastic in its stomach'
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    A dead whale has been found washed up in the Philippines with a stomach filled with 40kg of plastic. Workers at D'Bone Collector Museum in Davao City recovered the body of the Cuvier's beaked whale before making the discovery.
  • Le plastique menace la biodiversité aux Galápagos
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Juste armés de gants, gardes du parc des Galápagos et bénévoles combattent un monstre créé par les humains: des tonnes de plastique que les courants marins poussent jusque dans les estomacs des animaux uniques de cet archipel de l'océan Pacifique.
  • Floods show national security threat posed by climate change
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.
  • Climate change: Hope in action
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    The climate is changing - our environment, our economy, and our health. It's time for real action: there's hope in action.Most Canadians believe climate change is happening and is caused by human behaviour, according to a 2018 survey for the Ecofiscal Commission, and 60 per cent want governments to take stronger action.
  • Climate Change Claims Its First Mammal Extinction
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    It's official: Climate change has claimed its first mammal extinction. This week the Australian government declared the extinction of a tiny rodent called Bramble Cay melomys (also known as the Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat, Melomys rubicola).
  • 'The trees say F you': Why teens are cursing about climate change
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Young people in Germany, Argentina, the United States, and basically everywhere walked out of school last Friday as part of the Youth Climate Strike, voicing their frustration and anger that older generations have failed to act on climate change. And their raised voices included f-bombs - lots and lots of f-bombs.
  • Sri Lanka's biodiversity on show: Q & A with tourism and wildlife minister John Amaratunga
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Sri Lanka will in May host the 18th Conference of Parties (CoP18) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES. While the main agenda will center on wildlife trade policies and proposed updates to protections for various species, the host country also hopes the event will prove both a tourism and image booster for Sri Lanka, shining the spotlight on the island's unique biodiversity.
  • Many sharks closer to extinction than feared: Red List
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Human appetites are pushing makos and other iconic sharks to the brink of extinction, scientists warned in a new assessment of the apex predator's conservation status.
  • Des siècles seront nécessaires pour recréer les forêts d'Amérique du Sud
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Lorsqu'un terrain proche d'une forêt tropicale redevient sauvage, il est rapidement colonisé par de nouveaux arbres. Mais la biodiversité met plusieurs siècles pour se reconstituer à l'identique.
  • Nature up close: Grand Canyon ecosystems
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Visitors to the Grand Canyon expect to see its vast beauty, majestic vistas and stunning colors, but it is also a perfect place to see samples of many of Earth's ecosystems as they border each other from the top of the canyon to the bottom.
  • Le mouflon de Corse est désormais protégé
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Le mouflon de Corse, qui a failli disparaître en 1950, fait désormais partie des mammifères protégés depuis un arrêté ministériel du 1er mars, a annoncé jeudi 21 mars la préfecture de Corse. Doté d'un pelage noir, blanc et fauve et de deux grandes cornes arrondies pour les vieux mâles, le mouflon de Corse est de ce fait « supprimé de la liste des gibiers chassables » et « protégé sur le plan du droit français ».
  • Une journée avec les éléphanteaux de l'orphelinat Sheldrick au Kenya
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    La nurserie de Nairobi a sauvé 230 bébés pachydermes, dont 120 ont pu être relâchés à l'âge adulte, après plus de vingt ans de soins pour retourner à la vie sauvage.
  • How honeybees get their jobs-explained
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    EVERY HONEYBEE HAS a job to do. Some are nurses who take care of the brood; some are janitors who clean the hive; others are foragers who gather pollen to make honey. Collectively, honeybees are able to achieve an incredible level of sophistication, especially considering their brains are only the size of sesame seeds. But how are these jobs divvied up, and where do bees learn the skills to execute them?
  • Millions In The Himalayan Region Are Looking At A Grim Water Future: Study
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    The study emphasised that the Himalayan region is witnessing rapid urbanisation due to factors like migration, tourism and religious pilgrimage and one of the inevitable consequences of rapid urbanisation is water shortage.
  • Australie : des milliers de requins meurent afin de protéger les surfeurs
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Les vidéos ont été tournées en mars par des membres d'organisations de protection de l'environnement. Les scènes qu'on y voit se déroulent au nord-est de l'Australie, au large des plages de l'Etat du Queensland. Deux requins sont pris au piège, un gros hameçon coincé dans la bouche, et agonisent. Ces hameçons ont été installés là par les autorités australiennes, dans le cadre du « Shark Control Program », une politique destinée à éviter les attaques de requins près des plages.
  • Male fish can thank genes for colourful looks
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Striking traits seen only in males of some species - such as colourful peacock feathers or butterfly wings - are partly explained by gene behaviour, research suggests.
  • A social bacterium with versatile habits
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Related individuals of a soil bacterial species live in cooperative groups and exhibit astonishing genetic and behavioural diversity. ETH researchers recently published these findings in Science .
  • Are natural fibres really better for the environment than microplastic fibres?
    [released on: 22/03/2019]
    Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found a much higher percentage of 'natural' fibres than microplastic fibres in freshwater and atmospheric samples in the UK.
  • UK will miss almost all its 2020 nature targets, says official report
    [released on: 21/03/2019]
    The UK will miss almost all the 2020 nature targets it signed up to a decade ago, according to a report by the government's official advisers.