In the hierarchy of the people I do not like, poachers actually rank above hunters. Why is that? They both murder animals, so aren’t they equally corrupt? 812 more words
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This weekend is one of the annual winter Orange-bellied Parrot surveys throughout north-west Tasmania, King Island and south-east coastal areas of the mainland. This is part of a regular volunteer program run every year by Birdlife Australia to give a better picture of the population of one of the worlds rarest parrots. 314 more words
What happens when a rare Australian plant species that was presumed to be long-extinct is rediscovered?
Not a lot it seems, if the critically endangered Seaforth mintbush ( 493 more words
Wildlife market prices in developing countries can be an early indicator that a species is declining, and could be used to target research and conservation projects, says a Princeton University study. 523 more words
The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. 786 more words
Flying foxes, commonly known as bats are the second most diverse and abundant of mammals with great physiological and ecological diversity. Previously unknown to science and considered mysteries, bats play important ecological roles in seed dispersal and pollination, which help to maintain plant communities, and insect control, which limits the distribution and abundance of many pests responsible for spreading human diseases and causing significant economic damages to crops and livestock. 190 more words