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Landmark victory for the Great Barrier Reef

New laws banning the sea dumping of industrial dredge spoil have passed in the Australian state of Queensland in one of the most significant conservation victories ever for the Great Barrier Reef, said WWF-Australia and the ...

dateNov 12, 2015 in Environment
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Climate change could push snow leopards over the edge

Urgent international action must be taken in the face of climate change to save the snow leopard and conserve its fragile mountain habitats that provide water to hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Ecology
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