29 Jul '14, 8pm

87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction

Rare bird paradise protected in war-torn Colombian mountain range (photos) (07/22/2014) A coalition of conservation groups have established a new protected area in one of Latin America's most neglected ecosystems: the Colombian-side of the Serranía de Perijá mountain range. Following decades of bloody conflict and rampant deforestation, experts say only five percent of rainforest is left on the Colombian side of this embattled mountain range. 'Stop using the bloody things': pesticides linked to bee collapse now blamed for bird declines (07/15/2014) In recent years the evidence has piled up that neonicotinoids—a hugely popular group of pesticide—may be at least partly responsible for ongoing bee and pollinator collapse. But new research in the journal Nature find that these pesticides could also be taking a heavy toll on other species, in this case common birds. Shot Egypti...

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Pangolins are being eaten to extinction shows The IUCN Red List @PangolinSG #iucnredlist

Pangolins are being eaten to extinction shows T...

iucn.org 29 Jul '14, 9am

Eating pangolins to extinction 29 July 2014 | International news release The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is lit...

Scaly Anteater Being Poached to the Point of Extinction

Scaly Anteater Being Poached to the Point of Ex...

inhabitat.com 29 Jul '14, 10am

Scaly anteaters are so in demand for their meat and scales that the animal is being poaching to extinction. Pangolins look...

It's not just extinction: meet defaunation

It's not just extinction: meet defaunation

news.mongabay.com 24 Jul '14, 8pm

Desperate measures: researchers say radical approaches needed to beat extinctions (07/24/2014) Today, in the midst of what...

Say hello to the Australian humpback #dolphin a...

wcs.org 01 Aug '14, 5pm

Study of dolphin group produces taxonomic clarity and a new member Distribution of Australian humpback dolphin coincides w...

Oil refinery threatened by sea-level rise, asks...

grist.org 30 Jul '14, 1am

I pointed out last week that the major oil companies are actually much more willing than Republican politicians to admit t...

One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

One tenth of bird species flying under the cons...

birdlife.org 24 Jul '14, 12am

More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time on behalf of T...

14 cool works of art made of MetroCards

inhabitat.com 01 Aug '14, 7pm

“Usually we swipe [MetroCards] in a hurry as we pass through the turnstile, hoping we haven’t missed the subway. Or dip th...

Is the inability to relate to foreign-born athletes considered xenophobic?

Is the inability to relate to foreign-born athl...

mothership.sg 30 Jul '14, 8am

Singapore’s men’s and women’s table tennis team brought the nation two gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. 8 out o...

THUMB'D - Issue 87: Milan Street photographed by #StefanoCarlino.

THUMB'D - Issue 87: Milan Street photographed b...

WardrobeTrendsFashion.com 03 Aug '14, 1am

This issue we bring you the fresh & exciting style trends spotted on the streets of Milan, photographed by Stefano Carlino...

Awesome! - 'Cape-wearing' dolphin turns out to be new species

Awesome! - 'Cape-wearing' dolphin turns out to ...

mnn.com 08 Aug '14, 2pm

"The formal recognition and naming of a new species brings with it a need to formulate or update plans for protection of t...

Google adopted a new Bird "Pigeon"

forums.seochat.com 25 Jul '14, 10pm

Google adopted a new Bird "Pigeon" According to the talk on the boulevard Google introduced a new algo called Pigeon. Read...

Poaching to Palm Oil: Tigers at Risk of Extinction

Poaching to Palm Oil: Tigers at Risk of Extinction

ecowatch.com 29 Jul '14, 1pm

Actor Leonard DiCaprio made news last fall for his conservation work when his foundation awarded $3 million to the World W...