Conservation

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon
António Guterres says the world must turn the tide of rising sea levels, ocean heating, acidification and plastics pollution

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

27, Jun, 2022 @2:35 PM

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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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Oyster and kelp farmers join calls to future-proof NSW south coast’s blue economy
Experts warn the region’s marine environment is undergoing a ‘dynamic state of change’ due to climate warming, freshwater runoff and storms

Elizabeth Walton

26, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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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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Go wild in these countries: five exciting rewilding projects to visit
From Montana’s prairies to Kazakhstan’s steppes, vast tracts of land are being enriched. Here’s how to witness those changes

Graeme Green

26, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Jake Fiennes: ‘I don’t want to be the Gordon Ramsay of conservation’
It’s a tough gig: restore UK wildlife and produce better food. But the expletive-loving conservationist has pulled it off, earning the respect of farmers and ecologists. How’s he done it?

Patrick Barkham

25, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Ready for takeoff: curlews from eggs rescued at airfields set for release
Nearly 100 birds are being ‘headstarted’ to boost numbers as species vanishes from lowland England

Patrick Barkham

25, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Breeding at age 73: new details of endangered orange roughy’s life cycle prompt calls to limit fishing
Australian fisheries management says there are regional differences and new data only applies to population in New Zealand

Lisa Cox

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Banks and UK supermarkets accused of backing deforestation in Brazil
By funding and stocking products from Brazilian meat giant JBS, firms have also supported land-grabbing, investigation claims

Sophie Kevany

24, Jun, 2022 @6:05 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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US accuses UK of exploiting Russia tensions to fish highly prized species
After Russia rejected agreed catch limits, Britain unilaterally licensed boats to hunt toothfish near Antarctica – a move the US says breaches international rules

Karen McVeigh and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Appetite for frogs’ legs in France and Belgium ‘driving species to extinction’
Conservationists say exploitation of amphibians leading to depletion of native species abroad

Arthur Neslen

23, Jun, 2022 @5:54 PM

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