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Farmers hold key to survival of threatened bird species, says RSPB 

… risk. The International Union for Conservation of Nature this week added turtle doves and lapwings to its red list of endangered birds. Meanwhile the government’s farmland bird indicator reveals a 2% increase in farmland birds in 2014 – although there has been a decline of over 50% since the 1970s. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Farmers hold key to survival of threatened bird species, says RSPB | Western Morning News …

Big or small, cats find themselves in the line of fire | The National

… our role in climate change. I was reminded of this issue while writing about a baby gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda. These gentle giants have almost died off because of poaching and the destruction of their homes. With fewer than 900 mountain gorillas left in the world, you realise how precious each new baby is. I suggested calling one of the babies Noor, meaning light or spirit, because each name should reflect our hope for these furry creatures. It is extremely depressing to read the list of …

Rare So Cal toad may hop onto endangered list – MyNewsLA.com

… declined across the lowlands of Southern California due to construction, agricultural practices and the historic drought, Loda said. The spadefoot toad is now listed as a “species of special concern” in California, a status that recognizes its dramatic decline but fails to afford it any legal protection. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Rare So Cal toad may hop onto endangered list – MyNewsLA.com …

New Species of Firefly Found by Undergrad in California – Clapway

… protection as the inquiry to find more about this new species of firefly becomes more and more intensive. But discovering a new species in the insect world is not an uncommon occurrence. In fact every year several new species of insects are found. This new species of firefly will end up being another bug to add to the list for the end of the year roundup. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: New Species of Firefly Found by Undergrad in California – …