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New research reveals extent of human threat to lion populations

Two new studies led by scientists at Oxford University have highlighted the threat posed to lions by human activity -- including trophy hunting. Cecil the lion was being studied and tracked by scientists from Oxford's WildCRU in Hwange National Park...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Ancient shellfish used for purple dye vanishes from eastern Mediterranean

The shellfish that was one of the main sources of Tyrian purple – one of the most storied and valuable trading products in the ancient world – has disappeared from the eastern Mediterranean coast, amid warnings of an ongoing multi-species collaps...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

Influential conservation ecology papers of 2016

As I have done for the last three years (2015, 2014, 2013), here’s another retrospective list of the top 20 influential conservation papers of 2016 as assessed by experts in F1000 Prime. Scaling laws predict global microbial diversity — ...
by Conservation Bytes on Dec 15, 2016

Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

That is the title of a new textbook that will be available mid-2017. After almost 6 years work, authors Dick Frankham, Jonathan Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark Eldridge, Michele Dudash, Charles Fenster, Bob Lacy & Paul Sunnucks have produced an...
by Conservation Bytes on Dec 10, 2016

Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XL

That’s ’40’, of course. Six more biodiversity cartoons, and the last for 2016. See full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here. — Filed under: cartoon, conservation, environmental policy, sc...
by Conservation Bytes on Dec 6, 2016

Latimeria chalumnae "fish with legs from Indian Ocean" the mysterious living fossil reveals its secrets

In 1938, the world zoologists was shaken by a discovery without precedent: in the Indian Ocean was living creature amazing - a fish, no doubt, but one very strange fin provided with a kind of "paws", reminiscent of limbs terrestrial vertebrates. ...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 22, 2016

The genes of extinct species, unidentified, were found in Melanesian DNA, ( NATURAL BLACK BLONDES ) the population is located in the South Pacific

Melanesian Unic People photo: PinterestThe genes of extinct species, unidentified, were found in Melanesian DNA, the population is located in the South Pacific.According to new research, this species did not belong to Neanderthal or denisovan, but co...
by Potent Scientia Est on Oct 28, 2016

The most interesting 10 species of animals in 2016

An international committee of biologists chose the most interesting species described in 2016The most interesting10 species described in 2016 were designated as "International Institute for Species Exploration" and a committee of biologists and natur...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 21, 2016

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Belangkas atau Kepiting Tapal Kuda

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Belangkas atau Kepiting Tapal Kuda Ada yang familiar dengan horseshoe crabs ini? Di tanah air sendiri, kepiting tapal kuda memiliki banyak nama. Ada yang menyebutnya sebagai mimi, belangkas, mintuna, kepiting ladam,...
by Ngasih.com on Aug 26, 2016

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Belangkas atau Kepiting Tapal Kuda

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Belangkas atau Kepiting Tapal Kuda Ada yang familiar dengan horseshoe crabs ini? Di tanah air sendiri, kepiting tapal kuda memiliki banyak nama. Ada yang menyebutnya sebagai mimi, belangkas, mintuna, kepiting ladam,...
by Ngasih.com on Aug 26, 2016

Damocles Sword: Challenging the Conservation Ethos

License to Kill It hardly seems true that badly ravaged and plundered ecosystems in India support abundance of wildlife, anymore.  Well according to the government this is true somewhere in some States. Hence the permission for legal cullin...
by Tiger Tours on Aug 25, 2016

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik seputar Sloth atau Kungkang

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Sloth atau Kungkang Ada yang familiar dengan rupa hewan ini? Ini dia sloth atau kungkang, binatang yang cukup sering jadi bahan meme dan gif. Apalagi begitu film Zootopia rilis, kungkang semakin terkenal. Hewan ini j...
by Ngasih.com on Aug 24, 2016

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik seputar Sloth atau Kungkang

10 Fakta Unik dan Menarik Seputar Sloth atau Kungkang Ada yang familiar dengan rupa hewan ini? Ini dia sloth atau kungkang, binatang yang cukup sering jadi bahan meme dan gif. Apalagi begitu film Zootopia rilis, kungkang semakin terkenal. Hewan ini j...
by Ngasih.com on Aug 24, 2016

Leaf-nosed snakes

Madagascar, home to many strange and special creatures, one of them: the leaf-nosed snakes, genus Langaha. These weird looking snakes are endemic to Madagascar and very hard to spot due […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 21, 2016

Aus dem Tagebuch eines Hundes 3 von 37 | Oskar Panizza

Mein Herr benutzt den Stock mit dem glänzenden Knopf nicht als Fuß- oder Regulierstange, um den Gang zu mäßigen, sondern um mich durchzuhauen. Heute war ein schrecklicher Regentag, ein Gepatsch, ein Getransch, ein Gespritz, was sich Alles hier in...
by Aventin Blog on Aug 17, 2016

10-day Fish Pic Challenge - Day 5 - Roanoke Bass

Day 5 of the fish pic challenge is a fish that is near and dear to my heart - the Roanoke bass. I caught my first Roanoke shortly after moving to central NC in the summer of 2008. Given their similar appearance, I thought it was a Rock bass; however,...

Rich and stable communities most vulnerable to change

I’ve just read an interesting new study that was sent to me by the lead author, Giovanni Strona. Published the other day in Nature Communications, Strona & Lafferty’s article entitled Environmental change makes robust ecological ne...
by Conservation Bytes on Aug 16, 2016

Dwindling prey bad news for big cats, wolves

The world's top land carnivores such as tigers, lions and jaguars are coming under threat as their prey dwindles in number, according to the first global study of feeding patterns. Lions are among 11 of the world's top predators that face extinction...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

A hopeful comeback for endangered sea turtles and seals in Greece

Long term protection pays off in Greece and this year marked a preservation status improvement of the Caretta Caretta Sea Turtle and the Mediterranean Monk Seal in the global Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for the Conservat...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Make Your Garden Looks Amazing by Constructing Fish Ponds Design

Fish ponds are a great way for beautifying your garden and adding a hint of tranquility to your yard. The graceful movements of fish in water have immense therapeutic effect on our mind. A minute spend at watching fish swim in aquarium or pond is sai...
by Home Design Ideas on Aug 4, 2016


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