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Are conservation efforts for coral reefs misguided?

A recent global analysis indicates that more than half of coral reefs are located less than 30 minutes from the nearest human settlement, but these reefs are receiving less protection than reefs located farter away from people. ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Environment
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Cockatoos win, swallows lose when roos come to town

Kangaroo grazing has a huge impact on grasslands and bird populations, potentially leading to population explosions of some species while others decline, a new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has found.

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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New global strategy to save sharks and rays

A group of international conservation organizations launched a new strategy today to combat the decline of sharks and closely related rays, while warning that the rays are even more threatened and less protected than the ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Ecology
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