Endangered species

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Inuit warn ‘rock concert-like’ noise from ships affecting Arctic wildlife
Calls for mandatory measures to reduce underwater noise pollution as melting ice opens up shipping routes

Karen McVeigh

25, Jan, 2023 @11:56 AM

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System to protect Australia’s threatened species from development ‘more or less worthless’, study finds
Environment ministers’ decisions spanning 15 years made no difference to amount of habitat destroyed, researchers say

Graham Readfearn

23, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Koala preservation opens new front for NSW teals as they seek to win Coalition seats
Independent candidates say government has ‘completely undermined’ the endangered species

Michael McGowan and Tamsin Rose

19, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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NSW Labor promises to create ‘great koala national park’ if it wins power
Party re-commits to establishing 300,000-hectare park in state’s north to turn around animal’s ‘grim trajectory’

Michael McGowan

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Scientists hail AI ‘gamechanger’ as they track down bird feared lost since black summer bushfires
Queensland researchers train artificial intelligence to trawl recordings and help confirm presence of elusive eastern bristlebird

Joe Hinchliffe

18, Jan, 2023 @2:24 AM

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Activists call for immediate halt to duck and kangaroo hunting after Murray Darling floods
Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia have increased kangaroo harvest quotas for 2023 but impact from floods yet to be assessed

Fleur Connick

17, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Beavers to be reintroduced in Hampshire for first time in 400 years
A pair of the semi-aquatic mammals will be released on to Ewhurst Park estate

Aamna Mohdin

16, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Baby seals spotted in record numbers on Norfolk coast
This year’s figure of 3,796 pup births is almost double the count during the winter of 2019-20

Aamna Mohdin and agencies

15, Jan, 2023 @1:25 PM

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Chimpanzee born at Chester zoo offers ‘real hope’ for world’s rarest subspecies
Baby western chimpanzee, of which there are said to be only 18,000 left across Africa, will be named after rock or pop star

Robyn Vinter

12, Jan, 2023 @11:39 AM

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Vanishing bird: the mystery of the ‘near-mythical’ Australian painted-snipe
Sightings are so rare that no one has recorded the call of these elusive waders but a mission has begun to finally learn where they go when they disappear

Harry Saddler

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Sweden’s biggest wolf cull starts but campaigners fight on
Hunters are allowed to kill 75 wolves from an endangered population of 460. On one hunt that the Guardian joined, they went home empty-handed

Helena Horton and Beata Furstenberg in Sandviken

02, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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Flying foxes are a vital part of Australian ecosystems | Letter
Letter: They may be noisy and cause annoyance, but trees rely on them for pollination and seed dispersal, writes Lawrence Pope

02, Jan, 2023 @2:20 PM

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