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Rare birds jammed inside water bottles in Indonesia

Police and customs officials hold rare Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles, confiscated from an alleged wildlife smuggler, on May 4

SURABAYA – Indonesian police have arrested a suspected wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. 257 more words


Happy World Endemic Birds day!

Yes, today is world endemic bird day. Endemic means found only and particularly in a region and no where else in the world.

Every country has their own set of endemic birds. 183 more words


Greening Australia: working towards 'Conservation without Borders'

My experience

Over the past two months, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Greening Australia. Our outings to Scottsdale were cancelled as a result of the weather,  I ended up joining their weekly volunteer program which runs Wednesdays and Thursdays. 564 more words

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Humming incubators and climate-controlled cool rooms: the other side of conservation

The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. 786 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Animal Movement through Box Gum Woodlands

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Field work, while hard, can be very rewarding, and a much more insightful way to learn about the local biodiversity than scrolling through the Atlas of Living Australia, or flicking through a book on Australian animals. 532 more words

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Developing Stepping-Stones to Connect the Inhabitants of Box-Gum Woodland Patches

Daniel F. Martinez-Escobar U5182783

Box-Gum Woodland once covered a large area of south-eastern Australia. It is home to various species of birds, lizards, frogs and invertebrates. 619 more words

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NEAC and the school


The Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India in 1986 launched a programme called National Environment Awareness Campaign(NEAC) with the objective of creating environmental awareness at the national level. 271 more words