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July 1, 2015

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June 29, 2015 — Marine reserves are fundamental tools for the conservation of worldwide marine biodiversity. The analysis of both genetic and demographic structures of some habitat-forming species, for example the ... read more

June 27, 2015 — New scientific research could help to protect tigers (Panthera tigris) from extinction. The findings indicate that tigers should be classified as only two subspecies – up to now nine subspecies ... read more

Federal Agencies Lose Track of Endangered Species Protection Measures, Research Finds

June 18, 2015 — A researcher has found significant gaps in how public agencies keep track of endangered species agreements. These findings demonstrate key concerns with monitoring and enforcement of endangered ... read more

New Petition Seeks to Save Elephants, End Ivory Importation in United States

June 15, 2015 — Recent genomic research has prompted a petition that calls for the reclassification of African elephants from one threatened species to two endangered species, forest elephant and savannah elephant, ... read more

June 10, 2015 — Petrel fledglings leave the nest after dark, but these marine birds' maiden flights towards the sea are hampered by city lights. Many collide or fall to the ground where they are in danger of ... read more

June 9, 2015 — A new study has yielded the first ever continuous, two or more-year satellite tagging tracks for tiger sharks. This study reveals remarkable, and previously unknown, migration patterns more similar ... read more

What Rabbits Can Tell Us About Neanderthal Extinction

June 8, 2015 — When thinking about the extinction of Neanderthals some 30,000 years ago, rabbits may not be the first thing that spring to mind. But the way rabbits were hunted and eaten by Neanderthals and modern ... read more

June 8, 2015 — Scientists reconstruct the DNA of the Megaloceros from findings in caves in the Swabian Alb and discover possible causes for its later ... read more

Minding the Gap: City Bats Won't Fly Through Bright Spaces

June 4, 2015 — Researchers have discovered that bats living in a city are less likely to move from tree to tree in brightly lit areas. The bats studied in this experiment emerge in the evening from their roosts, ... read more

June 4, 2015 — Some near-extinct species should be encouraged to breed in the wild rather than in captivity, according to new research. The study looks at the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard (Ardeotis ... read more

June 4, 2015 — Scientists have raised the estimated number of tropical tree species to at least 40,000 to 53,000. Many tropical tree species risk extinction because of their rarity and restriction to small ... read more

Few Opportunities to Change: Ocean Warming, Oxygen Loss Putting Marine Life Under Increasing Pressure

June 4, 2015 — If you want to live, you need to breathe and muster enough energy to move, find nourishment and reproduce. This basic tenet is just as valid for us human beings as it is for the animals inhabiting ... read more

June 4, 2015 — Warming temperatures and decreasing levels of dissolved oxygen will act together to create metabolic stress for marine animals. Habitats will shift to places in the ocean where the oxygen supply can ... read more

Recovering Predators Create New Wildlife Management Challenges

June 4, 2015 — A new study examines recovering predator populations along the West Coast of the United States and in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, and the conflicts surrounding ... read more

June 4, 2015 — A new study has revealed that the Central African country of Gabon is providing an invaluable nesting ground for a vulnerable species of sea turtle considered a regional conservation ... read more

June 4, 2015 — Following nearly five years of exploration in mountainous areas of the southern Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest, a team of researchers has uncovered seven new species of a highly miniaturized, brightly ... read more

June 3, 2015 — Pond owners are being urged not to use garden chemicals, or to release goldfish into ponds, because of the risk they could pose to wild frogs. Researchers found that the severity of ranavirosis, a ... read more

June 2, 2015 — Several once endangered species, including the humpback whale, the northern elephant seal and green sea turtles, have recovered and are repopulating their former ranges, a study of marine mammals ... read more

US Forest Service Publishes Plan for North American Bat Monitoring Program

June 1, 2015 — A new report provides detailed guidelines for participating in the North American Bat Monitoring Program, an international multiagency program created to provide the data needed to make effective ... read more

June 1, 2015 — Some female members of a critically endangered species of sawfish are reproducing in the wild without sex. The discovery marks the first time living offspring from 'virgin births' have been ... read more

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