wildlife

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31 05 2020 | 07:50

'We've never seen this': wildlife thrives in closed US national parks.

Deer, bobcats and black bears are gathering around parts of Yosemite national park typically teeming with visitors Earlier this month, for the first time in recent memory, pronghorns ventured into…

31 05 2020 | 07:15

Birds Are Eating Hundreds of Plastic Bits Daily, New Studies Find.

The gruesome images of whales and deer dying after mistaking plastic for food has helped put into perspective just how severe the plastic waste crisis is. Now, a new study finds that it is not just…

31 05 2020 | 07:12

'This makes Chinese medicine look bad': TCM supporters condemn illegal wildlife trade

Experts warn the exploitation of endangered animals such as pangolin and tiger is tarnishing the industry Supporters and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have warned that the discipline…

31 05 2020 | 07:06

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger.

Ecotourism’s collapse due to the coronavirus isn’t just bad for the humans who rely on it for revenue, but also the wildlife that it protects. - Rosie Spinks From the vast plains of the Masai Mara…

25 05 2020 | 09:59

Antarctic Penguin Poop Emits Laughing Gas.

A colony of king penguins in Antarctica emit so much nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, in their poop that researchers went a little "cuckoo," while studying them, according to Agence France Presse,…

25 05 2020 | 09:51

Monarch Butterflies Will Be Protected Under Historic Deal.

The side of the road isn't usually thought of as ideal habitat. But for insects, such as butterflies and their caterpillars, the long expanses of land along roads and utility corridors add up to a…

21 05 2020 | 11:59

RSPB flooded with reports of birds of prey being killed.

Charity says lockdown has been seen as green light to target birds in belief there is less chance of getting caught. The RSPB has been “overrun” with reports of birds of prey being illegally killed…

21 05 2020 | 08:58

50 of the most endangered species on the planet.

Climate change, overfishing, poaching and deforestation are just some of the man-made issues that have led many species to the brink of extinction. However, there is still a chance to save these…

06 05 2020 | 08:12

'We did it to ourselves': scientist says intrusion into nature led to pandemic.

Leading US biologist Thomas Lovejoy says to stop future outbreaks we need more respect for natural world. The vast illegal wildlife trade and humanity’s excessive intrusion into nature is to blame…

25 04 2020 | 12:40

Environmental charities fear huge nature and climate cost from coronavirus crisis.

Green groups come together to warn that welcome financial support from government is failing to go far enough A group of leading UK nature, science and conservation organisations have today warned…

19 04 2020 | 07:31

Coronavirus: Lions nap on road during South African lockdown.

Sooner or later animals were going to notice that the humans had disappeared and in South Africa's Kruger National Park lions have been taking advantage. Park ranger Richard Sowry was out on patrol…

13 04 2020 | 07:08

Wildlife destruction 'not a slippery slope but a series of cliff edges'.

New study finds ocean ecosystems likely to collapse in 2020s and land species in 2040s unless global warming stemmed. Wildlife species will die out and natural ecosystems collapse in the near future…

08 04 2020 | 11:48

Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists.

The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals…

08 04 2020 | 11:23

Ban wildlife markets to avert pandemics, says UN biodiversity chief.

Warning comes as destruction of nature increasingly seen as key driver of zoonotic diseases. The United Nations’ biodiversity chief has called for a global ban on wildlife markets – such as the one…

26 03 2020 | 09:34

Coronavirus poses lethal threat to great apes, experts warn.

Many of our closest living relatives are already at risk of extinction and susceptible to human disease, warn scientists The coronavirus pandemic could wipe out populations of chimpanzees, gorillas…

26 03 2020 | 09:16

Africa's Mountain Gorillas Also at Risk From Coronavirus.

KAMPALA, UGANDA - As the coronavirus infects more people around the world, conservationists are warning of the risk to another vulnerable species: Africa's endangered mountain gorilla.   Congo's…

23 03 2020 | 07:01

Win for conservation as African black rhino numbers rise

Slow recovery due to relocating groups and stronger protection through law enforcement. Numbers of African black rhinos in the wild have risen by several hundred, a rare boost in the conservation of…

20 03 2020 | 08:00

Save Marine Life From Single-Use Plastics.

Our oceans face a massive plastic crisis.

16 03 2020 | 20:33

The world's largest ecosystems could collapse in decades - much faster than previously thought.

Scientists are concerned about the irreversible damage done to global ecosystems. The Amazon rainforest ecosystem could collapse in as little as 49 years and the Caribbean coral reefs in only 15…