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Times of Malta
European Commission urged to stop turtle dove hunting in Maltaask the Maltese authorities to protect the European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia t
European Commission urged to stop turtle dove hunting in Malta
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
ask the Maltese authorities to protect the European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur). "This is concerning given that the species has undergone a rapid decline in numbers in recent years and has now been up-listed to Vulnerable on the IUCN Red... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Zeldin unveils new plan fight Plum Island salesale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the Hou
Zeldin unveils new plan fight Plum Island sale
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Zeldin unveils new plan to fight Plum Island salesale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the Hou
Zeldin unveils new plan to fight Plum Island sale
The Suffolk Times / Posted 8 days ago
sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Zeldin unveils new plan to battle Plum Island salesale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the Hou
Zeldin unveils new plan to battle Plum Island sale
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, opening the door for an eventual vote by the entire House, according to East End Congressman Lee... Read more
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International Business Times
Pacific bluefin tuna stocks down by 97% as environmentalists worry for species' future reduced in the past years. Stocks have dropped by 97% from their historic level
Pacific bluefin tuna stocks down by 97% as environmentalists worry for species' future
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
reduced in the past years. Stocks have dropped by 97% from their historic level in 1960, according to the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean (ISC). Bluefin tuna is well-known because the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Your love of sushi and sashimi is causing overfishing of bluefin tuna, say expertsBREAKING the hearts of sushi and sashimi lovers around the world, a recent scie
Your love of sushi and sashimi is causing overfishing of bluefin tuna, say experts
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
BREAKING the hearts of sushi and sashimi lovers around the world, a recent scientific assessment has warned that Pacific bluefin tuna, a popular ingredient in the delicacies, could soon be fished to extinction if nothing is done to reduce the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Biodiversity science and the lawLast year the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) was added onto the threatened spec
Biodiversity science and the law
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Last year the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) was added onto the threatened species list. Credit: S J Bennett One of the challenges facing biodiversity conservation is the integration of scientific knowledge and government... Read more
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Canberra Times
Calls for community input on plan to protect Canberra's Scarlet Robinsecuring the bird's long-term future in the ACT. In 2015, Minister for the Env
Calls for community input on plan to protect Canberra's Scarlet Robin
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
securing the bird's long-term future in the ACT. In 2015, Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell formally declared the species as vulnerable in the ACT, based on advice from the ACT scientific committee. "The decision was based on a serious... Read more

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