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🇱🇰 Nobody knows how many leopards prowled Sri Lanka before its bloody civil war, but about 70% of the animals' habitat has been destroyed, says one conservationist -- and that's not the only threat. Here's how she plans to save them: cnn.it/35WvWLH #CallToEarth

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#SriLanka #Conservation #Environment #Wildlife #Leopards

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Planet Ocean (2012)

Dive into our planet's greatest mysteries with a team of international underwater cinematographers as they explore the breathtaking bond between #humanity and the #ocean.

devtube.dev-wiki.de/videos/wat

#Wildlife #Nature

Zimbabwe wildlife parched, dying Show more

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Some recently observed cute animals from a park in southern #Vienna:

#Animals #wildlife #photography

Humans have made ‘tragic, desperate mess’ of planet says David Attenborough

Broadcaster urges people to look after natural world as he launches new series with conservation ‘at its heart’

independent.co.uk/news/media/t

#Wildlife #Nature

Opinion: As a birder, I see the effects of #ClimateChange every day. Now, Audubon has quantified the threat

A new Audubon report sounds the alarm on the effects of #climate #change on #birds
For serious birders who regularly observe birds in the wild, ignoring climate change isn’t possible. We have been seeing and documenting the effects of a #warming climate since at least the 1950s.

latimes.com/opinion/story/2019

#ClimateCrisis #Wildlife

Right now, the Environmental Protection Authority (#EPA) is making a decision behind closed doors that could spell disaster for our #oceans and #climate. We need your help to ensure the EPA have all the facts.

This summer, #Austria_n oil company #OMV is planning to carry out the riskiest kind of drilling on Earth in the deep, turbulent seas off #Otago. A spill here could see oil washing up on #NewZealand’s beaches, and cause immense suffering for our precious #wildlife.

act.greenpeace.org/page/49386/

#Extinction of #Icelandic #walrus coincides with #Norse settlement

"Our study provides one of the earliest examples of local extinction of a #marine #species following #human arrival and #overexploitation. It further adds to the debate about the role of humans in the extinction of #megafauna, supporting a growing body of evidence that #wherever humans turn up, the #local #environment and #ecosystem #suffers."

eurekalert.org/pub_releases/20

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#Heathrow #expansion would be #disastrous for #wildlife

#Noise and #pollution would threaten thousands of #animals in Richmond Park, group says.
#RichmondPark, established in the 17th century, is a site of special scientific interest and a #national #nature #reserve stretching over 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres). The Friends of Richmond Park group is demanding the #airport carries out a full #environmental #impact assessment of the expansion on the park.

theguardian.com/environment/20

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The North #Atlantic #right #whale will soon be #extinct unless something is done to save it, researchers warn Show more

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Three Animals Species Including #Cheetah #Extinct In #India, Research Blames #Desertification

#Humans activities are not only leading to the upheaval that is #ClimateChange but is hurting our #wildlife like never before. The latest example of such a human-caused disaster is the extinction of three species of #animals#IndianCheetah, #PinkHeadedDuck, and the #GreatIndianBustard in #India. Researchers blame the rapid rate of desertification for their #extinction.

thelogicalindian.com/environme