Biodiversity news

On this page NLBIF presents a selection of national and international biodiversity news, originating from news-feeds from major news sites and scientific publishers. Messages are being filtered using keywords such as biodiversity, nature and species. Duplication of information does occurre occasionally.

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  • South American problems/climate change in Lima today

    01 / 12 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    Some biodiversity with macaws in the inclusive story and a lovely woolly alpaca here, but the emphasis in South America is on Lima and the key decisions that should be made there this week....

  • Conservation and Reintroductions

    19 / 11 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    With the elephant and rhino populations deeply depressed (as we are), reintroduction must be the real aim of conservation of the endangered. Once we have disposed of the poachers and pet traders,...

  • The ultimate rainforest tree thrived in Sundaland.

    15 / 11 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    From Thailand to the southeast of China and then throughout the Sunda shelf much of which is now underwater, the rainforest was supreme. It was delineated by the presence of many species of...

  • Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

    14 / 11 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    The influences of ecology are subtle. So far, few have realised that biodiversity, as noted in South Korea, is key to climate change in many situations. Maintaining our ecosystems should be key in...

  • We’re mad about Madagascar.

    11 / 10 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    How much research flows out of Madagascar, on the lemurs, chameleons and frogs alone. We have to preserve this island and sustain its people in their struggles with nature, including climate...

  • Biodiversity Progress Today

    06 / 10 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    Here is the promised simple report on the first day of the big Korean Biodiversity convention. We’ll have to wait longer for anything more concrete. Atlantic whale sanctuary hopes dashed at IWCCOP...

  • Language evolved quickly.

    25 / 09 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    Some of the great thinkers have come up with ideas to propagate after-dinner discussion of chat and scribble for eons to come. The whole process took a very short time to evolve, according to this...

  • Kruger rhinos' final chance

    20 / 09 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    With 2014 rhinos killed for their horns since January, the South African rhino is on its way out. We have to use emergency measures to stop the poaching, while Vietnam and other importing...

  • Climate change affects islands, but one snail hangs on.

    09 / 09 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    We can already detect ways in which small creatures are surviving against the odds. The humans and other larger species on islands are next in line to suffer from climate change. Can we help them...

  • Forest loss accelerates

    30 / 06 / 2014, Earth Times Environment

    We need these forests to retain some of the remaining carbon. We need these trees so that biodiversity around them remains. We need these animals to represent something of the old earth, that used...

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