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It’s not easy identifying a new species. You’ve got to trek into the wilderness and gather up critters that are possibly venomous, probably squirmy and definitely want nothing to do with you. 95 more words
Global maps that show where the impact of consumer demand for wildlife is felt most strongly could help to guide conservation spending and priorities.
Daniel Moran at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim and Keiichiro Kanemoto at Shinshu University in Matsumoto, Japan, created the maps by combining data on where threatened species live with where the products made from them are eventually sold. 61 more words
Planet Earth II takes us around the world once again highlighting our planet’s exotic co-inhabitants, this time in HD. Artful camera framing combined with the crew’s latest technology produced breathtaking and mesmerizing scenery of each region’s distinct climate and terrain. 383 more words
Researchers from the Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI) at NUS and NUS Biological Sciences, with a team of dedicated volunteers, have successfully transplanted six hard coral species onto artificial seawalls on Lazarus Island, off the southern coast of Singapore. 486 more words