09 Aug '12, 2pm

Scientists discover beautiful new insect species after stumbling upon photos on Flickr

Scientists discover beautiful new insect species after stumbling upon photos on Flickr

The biggest new species discoveries in 2011 (12/26/2011) Every year scientists describe thousands of species for the first time. 2011 was no different, so here's a look at some of the significant new species discoveries for the year. New species discoveries are bound to continue as genetic analysis becomes more widespread and scientists conduct surveys of ever more habitats. But species loss also continues, and that is something considerably more difficult to quantify. Cataloging the disappearance of a species is extremely costly -- final proof can take years. Nonetheless in 2011 the book was closed on two particularly conspicuous creatures: neither the Vietnamese rhino nor the western black rhino roam the wilds any more. The dark side of new species discovery (12/21/2011) Scientists and the public usually rejoice when a new species is discovered. But biologist Bryan Stuar...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0809-flickr-lacewing.html

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New Insect Species Discovered on Flickr

New Insect Species Discovered on Flickr

treehugger.com 14 Aug '12, 2pm

Technology is letting scientists discover and monitor species of plants, animals and insects without ever leaving their of...

This new species of bug was originally discovered on Flickr

This new species of bug was originally discover...

grist.org 13 Aug '12, 6pm

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NEW Dior Perfects the Art of Nude [Photos & Information]

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retailtherapy.onsugar.com 09 Aug '12, 6am

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Seriously, you've got to be kidding!?! - Threatened shark species turning up in U.S. restaurants

Seriously, you've got to be kidding!?! - Threat...

mnn.com 09 Aug '12, 2pm

Threatened shark species are being used to make shark fin soup, a delicacy in Chinese cuisine, in several U.S. cities, acc...

Beautiful new bird discovered in Peruvian cloud forest

Beautiful new bird discovered in Peruvian cloud...

news.mongabay.com 07 Aug '12, 2pm

'The lion of the cave:' new predatory, swimming cricket discovered in Venezuela (08/06/2012) Scientists have discovered wh...

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twitpic.com 13 Aug '12, 1am

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New owl species discovered in the Philippines

New owl species discovered in the Philippines

news.mongabay.com 19 Aug '12, 1am

Solomon Islands' export of 'captive-bred' birds deemed to be a farce (08/14/2012) Over 68,000 birds listed on CITES (Conve...