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Sobering update on Jamaica's largest vertebrate

In 1990, the Jamaican iguana was removed from the list of extinct species when a small population was re-discovered on the island. Unfortunately, the species continues to be critically endangered, with only a single location ...

dateApr 01, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Being smart about SMART environmental targets

Successful environmental conservation needs to focus on the negotiation process, not just the end target, according to new research from the University of Exeter, the University of Queensland, Imperial College ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Japan says no decision on 2015-16 whaling

Japan on Monday insisted it had made no decision on whether to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean next year, after a militant environmental group said Tokyo intended to evade an international court ruling.

dateApr 14, 2014 in Ecology
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New field guide for Africa's mammalian Eden

From the kipunji – a secretive primate species first discovered by WCS in 2003 to the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin, Tanzania is known for its staggering variety of large mammals including the largest diversity ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Ecology
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