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12Jun17. BBC News. Great Britain is in the top 10% of areas for harbouring alien species, according to a study.

Global hotspots for alien invasions

Global hot spots for non-native species revealed in a study: Great Britain is in the top of areas for harbouring alien species, according to this study.

Tropical species are thought to be particularly vulnerable.

Climate changing 'too fast' for species

Climate changing "too fast" for species, scientists say. Tropical species are thought to be particularly vulnerable.

31 Mar 17. BBC News. China begins closing down its legal ivory trade, but will consumer attitudes to prized artwork change?

Can China's ivory trade ban save elephants?

31 Mar BBC News. China begins closing down its legal ivory trade, but will consumer attitudes to prized artwork change?

The Race to Stop a Citrus Plague: An invasive pest threatens America’s orange groves. Saving them may require early detection and genetic engineering.

The Race to Stop a Citrus Plague: An invasive pest threatens America’s orange groves. Saving them may require early detection and genetic engineering.

A new TRAFFIC report has found 6,000 otters seized in Asia over the past 35 years and warns that the figure is but a fraction of the actual little-documented illegal trade. The vast majority of the 167 enforcement cases from 15 Asian countries studied involved seizures of otter skins in China and India.

A new TRAFFIC report has found 6,000 otters seized in Asia over the past 35 years and warns that the figure is but a fraction of the actual little-documented illegal trade. The vast majority of the 167 enforcement cases from 15 Asian countries studied involved seizures of otter skins in China and India.

Eurasian lynx - Science & Environment World wildlife 'falls by 58% in 40 years' By Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent, BBC News 27 October 2016  From the section Science & Environmen

World wildlife 'falls by 58% since 1970'

Eurasian lynx - Science & Environment World wildlife 'falls by in 40 years' By Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent, BBC News 27 October 2016 From the section Science & Environmen

Permian.

Mass extinctions have the potential to guide modern conservation efforts, say scientists. A study confirms the idea that upheavals of the geological past caused a drastic loss of biodiversity.

Tasmania forest logging bid dropped

The Australian and Tasmanian authorities abandon their campaign to allow logging in the Tasmanian Wilderness, a World Heritage site.

Logged rainforests can be an 'ark' for mammals, extensive study shows.

SAFE HAVEN - Research reveals that large areas of 'degraded' forest in Southeast Asia can play an important role in conserving mammal diversity.

Theresa May will launch a 25-year plan to improve the environment but green groups say it has no legal force.

PM aims to eradicate plastic litter by 2042

Theresa May will launch a 25-year plan to improve the environment but green groups say it has no legal force.

Bacteria inhibit bat-killing fungus, could combat white-nose syndrome - http://scienceblog.com/77833/bacteria-inhibit-bat-killing-fungus-could-combat-white-nose-syndrome/

Bacteria inhibit bat-killing fungus, could combat white-nose syndrome

Plan to boost elephant protection fails

Attempts to give the maximum level of international protection to all African elephants have foundered at a key species conference in Johannesburg.

Coffee Will Be Extinct in 70 Years

Climate change could lead to the extinction of wild Arabica coffee well before the end of this century.

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FOW 24 NEWS: Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US...

FOW 24 NEWS: Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US.

An international team of scientists has issued a warning that biodiversity is dropping below safe levels for the support and wellbeing of human societies. A report in Science this week states that 58% of the world's land coverage already falls below this safe level. They find that the global average of biodiversity has dropped to 85% of that of unaffected ecosystems.

Warning of 'unsafe' biodiversity loss

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity - BBC News

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