“Not only are hundreds of marine species likely to be wiped out as more and more carbon dioxide is dissolved in the Earth’s oceans but also that creatures that do survive – in particular those with shells, such as clams, oysters and snails – will be left puny and shrunken as a result.” ( 15 more words
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(CNN) — An American big-game hunter said he is saving the endangered black rhino by paying $350,000 for a license to shoot and kill one of the massive creatures — but animal welfare groups disagree and are livid that he took out the threatened rhino. 272 more words
In the priority bird species section of the Local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) we have included as a local priority, any bird species identified as a priority species nationally that regularly breeds or overwinters in Barnsley – or potentially could do so. 175 more words
There are a number of differences with the previous Local Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) in how we are dealing with identifying local priority species.
The main difference is that we are including in our Local Biodiversity Action Plan as a local priority, any species identified as a priority species nationally that regularly breeds or overwinters in Barnsley, or potentially could do so. 169 more words