Endangered habitats

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Magnolia species lost to science for 97 years rediscovered in Haiti
Conservationists find native magnolia for first time since 1925 after original habitat destroyed by deforestation

Sadia Nowshin

03, Aug, 2022 @9:22 AM

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Discovered in the deep: the snail with iron armour
The first in a new Guardian series on remarkable new species being found in the oceans introduces a creature with a special trick

Helen Scales

03, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Green Man festival expansion raises concerns over protected habitats
Welsh government under pressure over £4.25m purchase of land for Green Man to use as base for expansion

Sandra Laville

22, Jul, 2022 @10:06 AM

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Kigali summit to outline strategy for nature conservation in Africa
First continent-wide meeting aims to set out plans to halt and reverse habitat and species loss in protected areas on land and sea

Peter Muiruri in Kigali

17, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Shot and left to rot: Tasmania grapples with deer dilemma as invasive pest numbers soar
Environmentalists, farmers and commercial hunters are all calling on the state to end protection of an animal introduced 190 years ago

Cait Kelly

16, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Weir today, gone tomorrow: work starts to free Cumbrian river
Bowston is the largest river barrier removal planned for the UK this year and will allow fish and other species to move more freely

Graeme Green

04, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Harsher anti-protest laws targeting environmentalists are putting greed before green | Bob Brown
Penalties for peaceful action are now the same as for aggravated assault

Bob Brown

27, Jun, 2022 @1:35 AM

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Frogs that lay eggs on land – new WA genus named after teacher whose lab was a campervan
Anstisia biological group named after Marion Anstis, who wrote an acclaimed book on amphibians after retiring as a music teacher

Donna Lu

26, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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How to rewild a country: the story of Argentina
It began with a philanthropic couple buying a swamp but has become one of the world’s boldest experiments in restoring degraded habitats, bringing wildlife and landscapes back from the brink

Patrick Greenfield

24, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The return of the wolf: how much do they help rebuild ecosystems?
Researchers say the return of wolves to Yellowstone in the 1990s kickstarted big changes in habitats. But that narrative is increasingly being challenged

Phoebe Weston

23, Jun, 2022 @5:15 AM

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EU plan to halve use of pesticides in ‘milestone’ legislation to restore ecosystems
Proposals – the first in 30 years to tackle catastrophic wildlife loss in Europe – include legally binding targets for land, rivers and sea

Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield

22, Jun, 2022 @12:26 PM

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Britain’s largest butterfly at risk as fungal pathogens kill food source
Drastic die-back of milk parsley on Norfolk Broads threatens future of swallowtail

Patrick Barkham

22, Jun, 2022 @9:48 AM

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