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Climate change raises cat threat 

… would have. Under one grim 2070 model, climate change could widen the range of areas suitable for feral cats, bringing them closer to conservation hotspots in new places like the central North Island, and the top and central areas of the South Island. Dr Aguilar’s previous work has demonstrated links between human population density, economic deprivation and the occurrence of stray cats, showing that a dense population generally indicated stray cats would be present. In Auckland, an …

Feds release final bull trout recovery plan; critics label it ‘extinction plan’

… which identify conservation actions needed to address threats such as loss of habitat connectivity and passage barriers, non-native fish competition and predation, and the effects of poor land-management practices. “The final recovery plan is a conservation compass to guide the recovery of bull trout, especially in places where the threatened fish has the best chance to persist for years to come,” said Mike Carrier, state supervisor for the Service’s Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office. “The …

California Proposes Largest Wildlife Overpass Over Los Angeles 101 Freeway For Animals

From www.inquisitr.com | September 5, 2015 Every year, it is estimated that up to one percent of animals go extinct every year. Putting aside that about 10,000 new animal species are discovered per year, one percent of the total number of animal species alive is about 2,000. Ergo, up to 2,000 species disappear forever every single year. To help prevent further extinction of animal species, we have designated portions of land to become wildlife reserves, places where animals are able to flourish …

Study Maps What Mammal World Would Be Like Without Humans 

… large animals would no doubt have existed in other places, e.g. notably parts of the New World such as Texas and neighboring areas and the region around northern Argentina-southern Brazil,” Søren Faurby, the study’s lead author and a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Bioscience, at Aarhus University in Denmark, said in a statement. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Study Maps What Mammal World Would Be Like Without Humans – NBC …

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