News tagged with european population

Protecting Africa's bees for world food security

Scientists in a new, world-class laboratory in Kenya will work to protect Africa's bees and help farmers produce top-quality honey and wax for international markets. Located at the International Centre of ...

dateNov 05, 2014 in Ecology
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Bats bounce back in Europe

Europe's bat population recovered by more than 40 percent between 1993 and 2011 after decades of decline, according to a survey published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday.

dateJan 29, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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European grassland butterflies in decline

More than half of Europe's main species of grassland butterflies are in sharp decline as a result of habitat loss, the European Environment Agency (EAA) warned on Tuesday.

dateJul 23, 2013 in Ecology
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EU closes shark finning loophole

The European Union on Thursday closed a last loophole in its ban on shark finning, the long-contested practice of fisherman slicing the fins off and then throwing the still live sharks back overboard to die.

dateJun 06, 2013 in Ecology
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