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Invasive Lionfish Meet Their Match in Florida Keys

Invasive Lionfish Meet Their Match in Florida Keys

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 24, 2015) Venomous, invasive lionfish which are wreaking havoc on Caribbean reef ecosystems, may have met their match in the Florida Keys through a program aimed at stamping the creatures out. Rough Cut (No reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters
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Elephant Patrols Seek to Protect Indonesia's Rainforests

Elephant Patrols Seek to Protect Indonesia's Rainforests

AFP (Feb. 11, 2015) Indonesian men ride on Sumatran elephants as they patrol though dense jungle in the west of the tropical archipelago, warriors on the front line of the fight against illegal logging and poaching. Duration: 01:09 Video provided by AFP
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3D Laser Mapping 'weighs' Trees

3D Laser Mapping 'weighs' Trees

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 14, 2015) A laser scanning technique is being developed by scientists to 3D map the structure of trees in order to determine the biomass and carbon stocks in forests more accurately than by other methods. The authors of the study hope their research will provide better understanding of the role of forests in reducing man-made CO2 emissions and give an effective framework for climate policymakers. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Once-Blind Orangutan Returns to Indonesian Wild

Once-Blind Orangutan Returns to Indonesian Wild

AFP (Jan. 12, 2015) A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery returns to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group says. Duration: 01:30 Video provided by AFP
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