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Better data needed to stop sixth mass extinction

To prevent a new mass extinction of the world's animal and plant life, we need to understand the threats to biodiversity, where they occur and how quickly change is happening. For this to happen, we need reliable and accessible ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Ecology
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Transport sector joins fight against wildlife crime

The global fight against wildlife crime received another major boost with the signing of a declaration at Buckingham Palace in London committing the leaders of the global transportation industry to take concrete steps to ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in Ecology
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Trade in rare plants on social media must be monitored

A study conducted by the University of Kent's Dr Amy Hinsley and Dr David Roberts, and published by Conservation Biology, represents the first large-scale global survey of wildlife trade via a social-media site, using the ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Ecology
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