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Lake level drops again to preserve endangered mussels

Archived, 13 days ago From Journal and Courier  

Lafayette, INDIANA - Frustration is brewing among some Monticello residents as Lake Freeman’s water level once again has been lowered to accommodate endangered mussels in Tippecanoe River.

During a 2012 summer drought, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...

Ricky Gervais Tweets for Animal Rights (Again)

Archived, 13 days ago From Ecorazzi  

Miami, FLORIDA - Comedian, author and actor, Ricky Gervais may have a lot on his plate, but he still has time to speak out in defense of animals.

Yesterday, he took to Twitter to criticize humans’ exploitation of various creatures, saying that future g ...

Endangered sea turtles left stranded in Gujarat

Archived, 13 days ago From Times of India 

New Delhi, INDIA - Marine conservationists are trying to rescue a group of endangered sea turtles which are stranded inside a Gujarat lake after construction of large road culverts blocked their entry into the Gulf of Kutch.

A team of researchers from th ...

Raven populations rise in US as they turn man-made structures to their advantage

Archived, 13 days ago From Wildlife Extra News 

Hereford, U K - A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), US Geological Survey (USGS) and Idaho State University (ISU) has revealed how man-made structures affect the nesting of a variety of avian predators.

The study took place on the ...

New population of critically endangered parakeets found by young team in Brazil

Archived, 13 days ago From Wildlife Extra News 

Hereford, U K - A team of young conservationists in Ceará State, north-east Brazil, has discovered a small population of five grey-breasted parakeets (Pyrrhura griseipectus).

Fewer than 200 are known to survive in the wild, and all of them are in Ce ...

South Africa to evacuate hundreds of rhinos

Archived, 14 days ago From Sydney Morning Herald 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhino from the famed Kruger National Park to safe havens out of horn smugglers' reach.

"A decision has been made on this issue of translocation," said Environment Minister Edna Molewa, announc ...

Mexico urged to act and save world's smallest porpoise – the little sea cow

Archived, 14 days ago From The Guardian 

London, U K - The world's smallest porpoise faces imminent extinction unless the Mexican government eliminates gill-net fishing in its only habitat, the upper Sea of Cortez, scientists have warned.

Recent studies conducted using underwater acoustic ...

State Warns Poachers

Archived, 14 days ago From All Africa 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Government has warned of stern action against poachers and other people engaged in illegal wildlife trade.

Tourism and Arts Deputy Minister Lawrence Evans said poachers and other people engaged in illegal wildlife trade would be dealt ...

Abandoned animals left in ‘deplorable’ conditions

Archived, 14 days ago From EpriseNow 

Dothan, ALABAMA - Coffee County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday rounded up a group of dogs that had been abandoned in a mobile home without food, water or air conditioning.

Sheriff Dave Sutton said deputies responded to a call about dogs running loose near ...

Animal-loving Williams honored by zoo before death

Archived, 14 days ago From Page Six 

New York, NEW YORK - Beyond his incredible acting and comedic skills, Robin Williams was known for being an animal lover.

The late actor made one of his last public appearances at the San Francisco Zoo on June 6 when they honored Williams by naming one of ...

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Tibet's glaciers at their warmest in 2,000 years: Report

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The Tibetan plateau, whose glaciers supply water to hundreds of millions of people in Asia, were warmer over the past 50 year ...

Primates being sold legally in 21 English pet shops

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Using information gathered from Local Authorities under the Freedom of Information act the conservation charity Born Free has ...

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Ghana contains forests that are biologically unique and important both for the wildlife they contain and the human communitie ...

Shell Records Massive Oil Spill On Its Nembe Creek

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A major oil spill has occurred at a Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, (SPDC), oil pipeline between the Santa-Ba ...

Poacher caught with backpack full of 299 sea turtle eggs

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is investigating a case of extreme turtle egg poaching after a ma ...

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