Environment

Shortlist for the Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa announced as the Awards Enter their 10th year of Celebrating African Conservation Leaders

Now in its 10th year, the prestigious Tusk Conservation Awards (www.Tusk.org), in partnership with Ninety One, raise the profile of conservation leaders and their significant impact on wildlife and communities across Africa. Launched in 2013, this year’s celebrations will be bigger than ever. Hosting the evening at Hampton Court Palace will be broadcaster and Tusk …

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Restoring Community Links To India’s Nature May Be Key To Preserving It

Sakshi Rana at the Hathnikund Barrage, Haryana, India Priti Kumari Wildlife scientist Sakshi Rana is helping community-based conservation efforts in India’s biggest river basin, using the skills she learned working with communities and wildlife in the western foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. Frog is currently a PhD scholar working as a Project Fellow for …

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From Ground to Orbit, Space Industry’s Lift-Off Sparks Environmental Concerns

Illustration: Joan Wong. Photo: Official SpaceX Photos / Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0). Illustrations clockwise from top left: Piping Plover, James E. De Kay / The New York Public Library Digital Collections; Aplomado Falcon, Smithsonian Libraries / Biodiversity Heritage Library; Red Knot, John Hunt / Field Museum of Natural History Library / Biodiversity Heritage Library; Black …

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3,000 Years Ago, Human Activity Destroyed Vegetation And Irreparably Damaged Local Environment – Eurasia Review

Examining fuel remains from furnaces in the biblical-era copper mines of Timna Valley, in southern Israel, the researchers concluded that the immense copper industry had overexploited woody plants used to prepare charcoal, and without which the industry itself was eventually forced to shut down. To this day, the local environment has not recovered from the …

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Exploitation labeled as ‘conservation’ is the latest way to lure tourists | Travel

P.utting wild creatures in cages and swimming pools is the best thing for them. In fact, it’s going to save their species. As far as cons go, this is an impressive one (even I, a lifelong animal lover and former zoo visitor, have been hoodwinked in the past). It’s being peddled once again, this time …

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TNC Announces Its Third Global Debt Conversion in Barbados

Today, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the world’s leading conservation organization, announced an innovative financial deal that will enable the Government of Barbados to redirect a portion of its sovereign debt service into marine conservation funding in support of the nation’s commitment to conserve approximately 30 % of its ocean and sustainably develop its blue economy. …

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Restoring Community Links To India’s Nature May Be Key To Preserving It

Sakshi Rana at the Hathnikund Barrage, Haryana, India Priti Kumari Wildlife scientist Sakshi Rana is helping community-based conservation efforts in India’s biggest river basin, using the skills she learned working with communities and wildlife in the western foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. Frog is currently a PhD scholar working as a Project Fellow for …

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UK ministers review post-Brexit green subsidy plan for farmers

Ministers are reviewing plans for the rollout of England’s post-Brexit farm subsidy scheme as Liz Truss’s administration seeks ways to boost economic growth and retain the rural vote, people briefed on the situation said. The rethink of the planned payments for environmental work, a big plank of the previous Conservative administrations’ post-Brexit agenda, follows concerns …

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Meet the ‘maximum miniaturist’ championing conservation, global warming and survival

Perishious’ marks the birth of his signature artivism. For 39-year-old Suvigya Sharma, who has been busy reviving the dying form of miniature art, taking the plunge into the world of NFTs was natural. Last year, he created NFTs of stunning works centered around wildlife, setting the near-extinct polar bear and rhinoceros against massive hyper-realistic 3D …

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How birds of prey are exposing a toxic time bomb | Pollution

R.ui Lourenço first started collecting feathers because they were beautiful. Below the birds’ cliff-side nests in rural Portugal, he would find their shed feathers and bring them back to his ecology lab at the University of Évora. “It was just the typical curiosity of a naturalist,” he says. “Especially the flight feathers, they’re large, they’re …

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