The European Commission has now published the LIFE 2014-2020 programme on environment and climate change. With the first call due out in May/June 2014, all applicants can therefore start to decide which topic, and type of project, they’ll bid for. 1,041 more words
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The bat-killing fungal infection known as white-nose syndrome has been found in two new U.S. states, further threatening animals that are vital to ecosystems and economies across North America. 903 more words
From repairing crushed eggs to developing alluring perfumes that encourage breeding, conservationists are determined to save New Zealand’s rare kakapo.
New Zealand conservationists recently proved their resourcefulness when an extremely rare kakapo chick hatched from a cracked egg that was held together with tape and glue. 363 more words
With their zebra-esque stripes and fluttering spines, the lionfish looks pretty in an aquarium tank. But let them loose in the Atlantic Ocean, and things can get pretty ugly. 558 more words