Environmental protection
Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the natural environment and humans. Due to th...
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How Big Genitals Can Lead to Extinction, According to Science
Having big genitals can spell evolutionary disaster, say paleobiologists
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Axis Deer
The Axis deer ( Axis axis ) locally known as chital or cheetal is an Asiatic deer species native to the Indian subcontinent. They belong to the family Cervidae and are the sole member of the genus...
Vanishing: The Earth's 6th mass extinction
We're entering the Earth's sixth era of extinction -- and it's the first time humans are to blame.
The extinction crisis is far worse than you think
Frogs, coral, elephants -- all are on the brink. Three quarters of species could disappear. Why is this happening? CNN explores an unprecedented global crisis.
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent
A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and 2014 found the population decreased by 144,000 animals.
Dried Seahorses Seized—All Eight Million
Discovered on June 7, the seahorses were on a Chinese-flagged ship bound for Asia, according to China NewsAsia, which cited a government statement.
French Rivers Turned Green
The rivers in 12 separate locations of France were dyed by Agents Environmental, an environmentalist group, who used the eye-grabbing color to display how easily and how far water pollution can spread...
Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Apologize In Australian Court For Failing To Declare Their Dogs
A videotaped apology was played to an Australian court on Monday featuring the actor Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard, as part of her court appearance in...
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Research Suggests Marine Invasive Species Benefit From Rising CO2 Levels
Ocean acidification may well be helping invasive species of algae, jellyfish, crabs and shellfish to move to new areas of the planet with damaging consequences, according to the findings of a new repo...
Puget Sound Orcas Welcome Sixth Baby Born To Endangered Pods This Year
Conservationists are thrilled. The newborn orca is the sixth baby born to Puget Sound’s three pods since last December, boosting their numbers to 82. Michael Harris, the executive director of the Paci...
Exclusive Video: First "Glowing" Sea Turtle Found
Scientists diving recently near the Solomon Islands made an illuminating discovery: The first biofluorescent reptile ever recorded. The critically endangered hawksbill sea turtle is the first reptile ...
Very Rare Pink Dolphin Spotted Again (And She May Be Pregnant)
- Captain Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charter Service first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin they affectionately call, "Pinky" in 2007 out while fishing on his boat with his company Calcasieu Charter S...
Agroecology
Agroecology is the study of ecological processes that operate in agricultural production systems. The prefix agro- refers to agriculture. Bringing ecological principles to bear in agroecosystems can s...
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Conservation biology
Conservation is the scientific study of the nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of ...
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Conservation reliant species
Conservation-reliant species are animal or plant species that require continuing species-specific wildlife management intervention such as predator control, habitat management and parasite control to ...
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Restoration ecology
Restoration ecology emerged as a separate field in ecology in the 1980s. It is the scientific study supporting the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring d...
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Endangered species
An Endangered (EN) species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as likely to become extinct. "Endangered" is the second mo...
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International Union for Conservation of Nature
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. It is involved in data ...
International Union for Conservation of Nature - Wikipedia
Invasive species
An invasive species is a plant or animal that is not native to a specific location (an Introduced species); and has a tendency to spread, which is believed to cause damage to the environment, human ec...
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Land reclamation
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. The land recl...
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Urban forestry
Urban forestry is the careful care and management of urban forests, i.e., tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of tr...
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Wildlife smuggling
Wildlife smuggling or trafficking involves the illegal gathering, transportation, and distribution of animals and their derivatives. This can be done either internationally or domestically. Estimates ...