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Trading in Extinction

Global biodiversity loss doesn’t just result from the  destruction of habitats , or even  hunting species for meat . A  huge number of s...

sabato 11 febbraio 2017

Mass stranding in New Zealand: 300 whales died

As three separate pods of whales have beached over three nights, and Farewell Spit has been closed to volunteer rescuers as darkness falls there is fear there will be carnage in the morning.

mercoledì 18 gennaio 2017

The Last Smiling Dolphins

The nearly extinct "smiling" Irrawaddy dolphins continue to get hunted in Myanmar's waters by illegal fishermen

Death of 82 stranded dolphins in Florida

Biologists on Tuesday were investigating the weekend deaths of dozens of dolphins in Everglades National Park in Florida's largest mass stranding of the mammal since 1989, a U.S. scientific agency said

martedì 27 dicembre 2016

Gli Ultimi Ghepardi The Last Cheetahs

A lanciare l’allarme uno studio della Zoological Society di Londra. Secondo i ricercatori, sono rimasti solo 7.100 ghepardi allo stato naturale e solo in sei nazioni dell’Africa meridionale

mercoledì 21 dicembre 2016

AIRPOCALYPSE Smog Refugees

Tens of thousands of “smog refugees” have reportedly fled China’s pollution-stricken north after the country was hit by its latest “airpocalyse” forcing almost half a billion people to live under a blanket of toxic fumes

lunedì 5 dicembre 2016

martedì 15 novembre 2016

COMPLETE ECOSYSTEM COLLAPSE 2

Global changes in temperature due to human-induced climate change have already impacted every aspect of life on Earth from genes to entire ecosystems, with increasingly unpredictable consequences for humans -- according to a new study 

lunedì 14 novembre 2016

sabato 5 novembre 2016

The Ivory Game

An elephant is killed every 15 minutes. That's the blunt statistic closing "The Ivory Game," Netflix's latest foray into original documentary. 

“Yochi”: saving the last yellow-headed parrots in Belize

“Yochi” is a story of a 9-year-old, selectively mute Mayan boy who guards a nest of endangered Yellow-Headed Parrots in Belize’s pine savannah. When his beloved older brother, Itza, returns from the city, Yochi learns that he’s in debt and has turned to poaching – setting the brothers on a collision course. 

Destroying Arctic sea ice

The carbon dioxide emissions I produce as an average American destroy about 650 square feet of Arctic sea ice every year. That’s according to a new study that directly links the amount of annual CO2 released in the atmosphere to the amount of disappearing sea ice in the Arctic.


Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly

UNICEF is calling on world leaders to reduce air pollution, saying it leads to the deaths of more children yearly than malaria and HIV/AIDS combined.

venerdì 28 ottobre 2016

giovedì 20 ottobre 2016

Eaten Into Extinction

A man walks past bushmeat including pangolins, bush rats and tiger cats for sale on the roadside in Equatorial Guinea. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images

First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade


martedì 27 settembre 2016

1 million people died for deadly outdoor air pollution

Students wearing face masks walk across the street in a line in Jinan, in east China’s Shandong province. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

More than 1 million people died from dirty air in one year, according to World Health Organisation


domenica 25 settembre 2016

Marching Against Extinction


This morning in Los Angeles, empowered by the Zulu legend of Shongolulu, we marched from the La Brea Tar Pits to the South African Consulate where my friend Ellen Ericksen hand delivered a letter demanding an end to ivory trade in Africa.

mercoledì 21 settembre 2016

DiCaprio's 'Before The Flood' a Wake-up Call on Climate Change

Turning a blind eye to climate change will come at a price the world can no longer afford to pay, the director of a documentary produced by Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday.

venerdì 16 settembre 2016

giovedì 15 settembre 2016

Humanity driving 'unprecedented' marine extinction

Species such as bluefin tuna are being pushed to the brink due to humans’ tendency to fish for larger species more often than smaller ones. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock

Report comparing past mass extinction events warns that hunting and killing of ocean’s largest species will disrupt ecosystems for millions of years


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