We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]

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By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

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by TOM KUGLIN tom.kuglin@helenair.com as published in The Missoulian The bill would have allowed private payment for expenses to trappers that legally harvest (Kill) a wolf in Montana. The Montana Senate voted down a bill Monday that would have allowed private reimbursement to wolf trappers. Senators voted 27-22 against House Bill 279 brought by Rep. […]

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Researchers have found red wolf DNA in a group of canines living on Galveston Island off the coast of Texas. The “remarkable” finding comes after 1980 in the wild red wolves were declared extinct. A researcher who examined the canines on the island asked for a DNA analysis of two animals killed by a vehicle. […]

via The secret of the red wolves as DNA can be found in dogs that live on a small island off the coast of Texas — Archy Worldys

[John Vidal/HUFFPOST/15 de marzo del 2019] A three-year UN-backed study from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has grim implications for the future of humanity. Nature is in freefall and the planet’s support systems are so stretched that we face widespread species extinctions and mass human migration unless urgent action is taken. […]

via The Rapid Decline Of The Natural World Is A Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change — Systemic Alternatives