By Cole Lalonde Jan. 8, 2020 Little Brown Bats on Prince Edward Island have long been threatened by a deadly fungus in a process experts say could be accelerated by climate change. White nose syndrome is a disease that spreads from bat-to-bat and is named as such due to a white fluff that appears on […]

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The Revelator reports on species We Lost in 2019 Three bird species, two frogs, a shark, a famous snail and one of the world’s largest freshwater fish were among those declared extinct this year. Read more at The Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 • The Revelator

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The Chinese pangolin, a jungle cat (Felis chaus), the Tibetan red deer, and the Mongolian gazelle all would get greater protection, according to proposed changes to wildlife protection groups the State Forestry and Grassland Administration proposed Aug. 7. The critically endangered spoon-billed sandpiper also would get protections… A report by Bloombert:

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Jian Zhong Wang’s home in the southern Chinese city of Nanning is an inviting place. Light spills in through large bay windows, which offer a stunning view of the garden of thick-stemmed banana plants and chest-high cacti. The room is packed with intricately carved furniture: a dining table flanked by eight straight-backed chairs, a coffee […]

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