News tagged with conservationist

Conservation body agrees to protect silky sharks

(AP) -- Delegates at an international conservation meeting agreed Saturday on a measure mandating that silky sharks accidentally caught in fishing gear be released back into the sea alive, marine advocacy ...

Nov 19, 2011
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Harm not those strangers that pollinate, study warns

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an irony of nature, invasive species can become essential to the very ecosystems threatened by their presence, according to a recent discovery that could change how scientists and governments ...

Nov 16, 2011
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Nepal children to track snow leopard

Conservationists in Nepal have enlisted an army of school children to record the movements of the mysterious snow leopard, one of the most elusive predators in the world, a scientist said Tuesday.

Nov 08, 2011
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Nepal scientists to 'poo-print' tigers

Scientists in Nepal are to build up the world's first national DNA database of the endangered Bengal tiger by collecting and recording a unique genetic fingerprint from each adult's faeces.

Oct 21, 2011
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US police kill escaped lions, tigers and bears

Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tigers, bears and wolves in a frantic hunt after the owner of an exotic farm freed the dangerous animals and then killed himself.

Oct 20, 2011
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Sustaining young forest communities

The recent Southern Research Station (SRS) publication Sustaining Young Forest Communities: Ecology and Management of Early Successional Habitats in the Central Hardwood Region, USA, addresses a variety of concerns raised ...

Sep 20, 2011
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Organized crime is wiping out wildlife

A paper by noted WCS conservationist Elizabeth Bennett says that an immense, increasingly sophisticated illegal trade in wildlife parts conducted by organized crime, coupled with antiquated enforcement methods, ...

Jul 27, 2011
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Whales show the 'right' stuff for recovery

As record numbers of whales pass New South Wales during the annual northern migration, scientists and conservationists are watching for southern right whales particularly carefully, following new research ...

Jul 27, 2011
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Community of rare gibbons found in Vietnam

The lively morning calls of a rare species of gibbon has led to the discovery of the only known "viable" community of the talkative primates in remote Vietnamese forests, conservationists said Monday.

Jul 18, 2011
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