Endangered species

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Coalition proposes to scrap recovery plans for 200 endangered species and habitats
Environment groups decry protection ‘downgrade’ that would affect Tasmanian devil, whale shark and Kangaroo Island glossy-black cockatoo

Lisa Cox

18, Sep, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species
Peter Gabriel and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Anna Turns

14, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Leaked EU anti-deforestation law omits fragile grasslands and wetlands
Campaigners say draft regulation contains many loopholes, including exclusion of Cerrado and Pantanal

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

14, Sep, 2021 @6:01 AM

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An actor, two big bees and a lot of experts: a week spent tackling the planet’s problems
World’s largest conservation summit since Covid-19 brought 4,000 people to Marseille to showcase issues and solutions from coral reefs to land protection

Patrick Greenfield

11, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Eight men convicted in French court for trafficking rhino horn and ivory
Four men – three Irish and one English – said to be members of the Rathkeale Rovers gang were given prison terms

Kim Willsher in Paris and Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

08, Sep, 2021 @10:06 PM

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Avocados and vanilla among dozens of wild crop relatives facing extinction
Study finds agriculture and pesticide use threaten relatives of world’s most important crops, considered crucial to food security

Patrick Greenfield

07, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Giant panda at Madrid’s Aquarium Zoo gives birth to twins
Event heralded as ‘a great contribution to conservation of threatened, high-profile species’

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Sep, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Zero extinction target for NSW national parks welcomed by environment groups
Minister Matt Kean also announces 221 further sites to join Wollemi pines as assets of intergenerational significance

Lisa Cox

06, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Third of shark and ray species face extinction, warns study
Number of species of sharks, rays and chimaeras facing ‘global extinction crisis’ doubles in a decade

Karen McVeigh

06, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Threatened Species Awareness Day sends a sweet message on Australia’s vulnerable natural heritage
Crocodile cupcakes and edible echidnas are on the menu in locked down kitchens across the country in the hotly contested Threatened Species Bake Off

Rafqa Touma

06, Sep, 2021 @8:17 AM

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The Guardian view on saving forests: when trees are at risk, so are we | Editorial
Editorial: Plantations are no replacement for biodiverse forests that have evolved over thousands of years


05, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Komodo dragon in danger of extinction as sea levels rise
World’s largest lizard moves from vulnerable to endangered on IUCN red list of threatened species

Phoebe Weston

04, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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