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New endangered giant ibis found in Cambodia

Jubilant conservationists expressed hope Tuesday for the survival of the critically-endangered giant ibis after a nest of the bird species was discovered in a previously unknown habitat in northeastern Cambodia.

Aug 20, 2013
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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.

Jul 23, 2013
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Stop marine pollution to protect kelp forests

(Phys.org) —University of Adelaide marine biologists have found that reducing nutrient pollution in coastal marine environments should help protect kelp forests from the damaging effects of rising CO2.

Jul 17, 2013
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Mines 'may be judged by koalas'

(Phys.org) —The performance of Australia's mining industry in restoring the native landscape could one day be judged by ...koalas.

Jun 24, 2013
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Hong Kong dolphin numbers dwindling quickly

Conservationists Tuesday warned that the number of rare Chinese white dolphins in Hong Kong waters has fallen to its lowest level in a decade of monitoring, and urged the government to immediately create more protected areas.

Jun 18, 2013
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Extinct species revival raises hopes, fears

The world's last passenger pigeons perished a century ago. But a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based research project could send them flocking into the skies again, using genetic engineering to restore the once-abundant species and ...

Jun 05, 2013
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To save corals, save the forests, study says

Conservationists fighting to save coastal coral reefs should think first about combatting local deforestation rather than attacking the wider peril of global warming, suggests an unusual study published on ...

Jun 04, 2013
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