Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer

A 68-year-old South Carolina woman was attacked by a large alligator while she was walking her dog near a pond on Aug. 12. (Photo Credit: David Clode / Unsplash) An alligator attacked a 68-year-old South Carolina woman while she was walking her dog on Monday night, according to officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. The alligator attack took place at approximately […] The post 9-Foot Alligator Bites Woman Walking Her Dog in South Carolina appeared first on Geek.com.

Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step closer

The regulator of global wildlife trade will likely ban sending African elephants captured from the wild to zoos after countries supported the move Sunday, in what conservationists hailed as ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

South Sudan: Latest images reveal a global hotspot for biodiversity

In 1979 the government of the Democratic Republic of Sudan and the government of Italy began working together to survey the incredible wildlife in the forests of Sudan's Southern National Park ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Phys.org

Satellite study reveals that area emits one billion tonnes of carbon

A vast region of Africa affected by drought and changing land use emits as much carbon dioxide each year as 200 million cars, research suggests.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Phys.org

Satellite study reveals that area in Africa emits one billion tonnes of carbon, Tue 13 Aug 19 from ScienceDaily

Satellite study reveals that area emits one billion tonnes of carbon, Tue 13 Aug 19 from Eurekalert

Study reveals 88-percent decline in freshwater megafauna populations

Viewers of the various "extreme angling" TV shows have likely already heard that it's getting more and more difficult to find big fish in the world's lakes and rivers. A new international ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Gizmag

9-Foot Alligator Bites Woman Walking Her Dog in South Carolina

A 68-year-old South Carolina woman was attacked by a large alligator while she was walking her dog near a pond on Aug. 12. (Photo Credit: David Clode / Unsplash) An ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Geek.com

Europe-bred rhinos join South African cousins to repopulate Rwanda park

Five eastern black rhinos translocated from European zoos to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park have successfully completed an initial period of acclimatization and been moved into larger, ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Mongabay.com

Area in Africa responsible for 1 billion tons of carbon emissions

New analysis of satellite data suggests between 1 and 1.5 billion tons of carbon emissions is emitted from northern tropical Africa each year.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from UPI

Is the rhino horn trade a cartel? Economic analysis suggests it works like one

When economist Adrian Lopes read a recent report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a question popped into his mind. The report, which described rhino poaching and counter-poaching measures, ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Mongabay.com

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