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Palm oil from Colombia is more climate and wildlife friendly

Palm oil has become an environmental villain in recent years, as people have become more aware that producing it often involves clearing rainforests – but this happens less often in Colombia than in …

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Climate change to reduce ocean wildlife by 17%

Another consequence of higher air temperatures is to thicken the ocean’s top layer of warmer water, which results in oxygen-depleted zones bereft of life, Roberts explained. These “dead zones” are …

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World Wildlife Day 2019: The 15 Biggest Threats to the World’s Oceans

These chemical overloads lead to ocean dead zones, in which oxygen levels plummet and all life either dies or migrates away. The East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Lakes have all seen ocean …

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When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years – The Conversation AU

When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years  The Conversation AU

Mass wildlife die-offs, such as those wrought by Australia’s recent heatwaves, make for grim headlines. But the wider effects of extreme weather are more …

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Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather – Science Daily

Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather  Science Daily

The mass death of flying foxes in extreme heat in North Queensland last month underscores the importance of wildlife research released today. The new …

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Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather – Phys.Org

Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather  Phys.Org

The mass death of flying foxes in extreme heat in North Queensland last month underscores the importance of University of Queensland wildlife research …

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Win for wildlife as krill fishing restricted in Antarctica – Times LIVE


Times LIVE

Win for wildlife as krill fishing restricted in Antarctica
Times LIVE
Five major krill fishing firms Tuesday agreed to halt operations across huge swathes of the Antarctic to help protect wildlife in a move hailed as "bold and progressive" by conservationists. The vast frozen continent is home to penguins, seals, whales

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Palm oil ‘disastrous’ for wildlife but here to stay, experts warn

IUCN Newly planted oil palm within a plantation in Sabah, Malaysia. It is consumed daily by billions of people but palm oil is “disastrous” for wildlife such as orangutans and tigers, according to an authoritative new report. However, the analysis …

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SOS carved into Indonesian palm oil plantation to highlight impact on people and wildlife

BANGKOK, March 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Lithuanian artist has carved a giant SOS message into an Indonesian palm oil plantation to draw attention to the damage done by deforestation. Ernest Zacharevic curated the ‘Save our Souls’ project as …

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World’s biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign – The Guardian


The Guardian

World's biggest wildlife reserve planned for Antarctica in global campaign
The Guardian
Julian Gutt from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Germany, which put forward the original proposal, said it would be an important moment in the fight to create a sustainable global ocean system. “This will

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