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For animal lovers only.

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For Animal Lovers only. Video of 50 amazing, cute and funny animal shots. Here are some truely amazing pictures of animals. Some are wild, in and out of their natural environment. Others are pets. There’s actually more than fifty. I stopped counting at 50. There are tigers, whales, sharks, primates,  dogs, … Continue reading

Four-legged snake ancestor ‘dug burrows’

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  Four-legged snake ancestor ‘dug burrows’ By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News A 113-million-year-old fossil from Brazil is the first four-legged snake that scientists have ever seen. Several other fossil snakes have been found with hind limbs, but the new find is estimated to be a direct ancestor of … Continue reading

Living planet index

Living planet index From WWF Global The state of the world’s biodiversity appears worse than ever. Population sizes of vertebrate species measured by the LPI have halved over the last 40 years. The Living Planet Index (LPI), which measures trends in thousands of vertebrate species populations, shows a decline of … Continue reading

Living Planet Report

The Living Planet Report From the WWF Global The Living Planet Report is the world’s leading, science-based analysis on the health of our planet and the impact of human activity. Knowing we only have one planet, WWF believes that humanity can make better choices that translate into clear benefits for … Continue reading

World wildlife populations halved in 40 years

World wildlife populations halved in 40 year By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, the London Zoological Society (ZSL) says in its new Living Planet Index. The report suggests populations have halved in 40 years, as new methodology gives more … Continue reading

Brazil’s logging sector is full of crooks – and the Amazon is paying the price

From Greenpeace.org Posted by Richardg – 7 May 2014 at 3:05pm The Brazilian government has made several attempts to take control of logging in the Amazon. But despite high-profile crackdowns, the trade in illegal timber is vast and growing. Pará state is the largest timber producer and exporter in the … Continue reading

How sloths breathe upside down explained by scientists

From the BBC A Swansea University team has found out how sloths are able to spend up to 90% of their lives hanging upside down yet continue breathing normally. The research found the mammals, which live in the rainforests of south and central America, have a way of fixing their … Continue reading

Croaking Frogs

Today is International Frog Day. The world’s frogs are under attack and are dying off at an incredible rate. Here’s our award winning documentary about what is happening to the frogs and those who are trying to save them from extinction – before it’s too late. Continue reading

Amazon trees vulnerable to fire and climate combination

By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News The combination of fire and extreme weather could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study has suggested. Researchers said field experiments showed that severe droughts could trigger dieback of forests in the near-term. Efforts to curb deforestation needed to be accompanied by … Continue reading

Greenpeace wants to ban all Amazon logging.

A move to ban all logging in the Amazon. This appeal from Gillian Anderson Continue reading

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