Showing posts with label biodiversidad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label biodiversidad. Show all posts

Monday, October 05, 2020

Environmentalists to reintroduce Tasmanian devils to mainland Australia

Tasmanian devils

An environmental group has released more than 25 Tasmanian devils in mainland Australia through a project that seeks to reintroduce this animal in an area it inhabited 3,000 years ago.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Study: Commercial fisheries regularly catch threatened, endangered species

Commercial fisheries
  Despite Australia's international reputation for high quality marine conservation programming, new research out of the University of Queensland suggests Australia's seafood eaters are regularly consuming engendered species.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

China starts 10-year fishing ban on Yangtze River

China starts 10-year fishing ban on Yangtze River
China on Wednesday began a 10-year fishing ban on key areas of the Yangtze River to protect biodiversity in the country's longest river, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

Friday, May 18, 2018

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species
New research finds that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C would save the majority of the world's plant and animal species from climate change.

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species

China releases 85,000 sturgeons to restore rare species
China on Thursday released around 85,000 endangered sturgeon in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in a bid to help restore the wild population.

Friday, April 27, 2018

W.Africa gorillas still endangered, declining fast

W.Africa gorillas
Gorillas and chimpanzees may be twice as numerous in West Africa as previously thought, but the apes are still endangered, declining fast and in dire need of protection, an international study found Wednesday.

Friday, April 13, 2018

More frequent droughts mean fewer flowers for bees

As the planet warms and droughts grow longer and more frequent, as predicted by climate scientists, bees are likely to find fewer flowers to get nectar.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Last male northern white rhino dies

Last male northern white rhino dies
The last male northern white rhino has died in Kenya at the age of 45, his keepers have announced, leaving only two females of his subspecies alive in the world.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Half of wildlife could disappear from key biodiverse regions due to climate change: report

Half of wildlife could disappear
About half of wildlife and 60 percent of plants in 35 of the world's most exceptional ecosystems and habitats are at risk of extinction due to climate change, said a report based on a study.

Saturday, March 03, 2018

World losing biodiversity at alarming rate: UN official

World losing biodiversity at alarming rate
Biodiversity is disappearing at a thousand times the natural rate, warned UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Friday.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River

China has already imposed a fishing ban along the Yangtze River
China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, the second longest river in the country, between April 1 and June 30 each year starting from 2018, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Trump's Budget Plan Sentences US Endangered Species to Death

US Endangered Species
Cuts in US spending for protecting endangered species and preserving critical habitats in President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget could mean extinction for hundreds of threatened species, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a press release on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

New World Record: Indian State Plants Nearly 66 Million Trees in One Day

The Indian State of Madhya Pradesh set a new Guinness world record for reforestation by planting 67 million trees in the span of 12 hours.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Les Émirats projettent remorquer des icebergs de l’Antarctique jusqu’à leurs côtes

Fait-il trop chaud dans votre pays? Peur de manquer d’eau potable? Les Émirats arabes unis ont peut-être une solution! Le pays espère remorquer des icebergs de l’Antarctique jusqu’à ses côtes, pour en faire une source d’eau douce.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Madagascar Lemur’s Populations Crash by 95 Percent

Madagascar's beloved ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) were never considered a species in danger until recently. Their populations have rapidly decreased 20 fold since 2000, according to two different groups of scientists that conducted simultaneous but independent research, published in Primate Conservation and Folia Primatologica.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Report: Wildlife Populations Down Nearly 60 Percent Since 1970

Wildlife populations across the globe have dropped nearly 60 percent since 1970 and human activity is to blame, according to a report released by conservation groups.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Advierten sobre la rápida disminución de polinizadores y su efecto sobre cosechas

La Plataforma Intergubernamental sobre Biodiversidad y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES en inglés) llegó a esta inquietante conclusión en su primer informe, divulgado esta semana en Kuala Lumpur, y en un documento para frenar una espiral perjudicial para la alimentación de las poblaciones.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Suspicious stain spotted after dam incidents in Brazil

For the second time in a week, suspicious stains were seen in the sea near the Abrolhos Marine National Park area a couple of months after two dams at an iron ore mine breached in Brazil.

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