European fishing fleets accused of illegally netting tuna in Indian

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European fishing fleets have been illegally netting tuna from dwindling stocks in the Indian Ocean, according to data presented to EU authorities and analysed by expert groups.EU purse seine (a type of large net) fishing vessels were present in the waters of Indian Ocean coastal states, where they were likely to have carried out unauthorised…

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Half of UK’s butterfly species vulnerable to extinction as five

Half of Britain’s butterfly species are now listed as threatened with extinction after five more joined the new “red list” of endangered butterflies.The increase in the number of species listed as “vulnerable” from nine in 2011 to 16 today is a warning that time is running out to save the 58 resident species, according to…

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‘No excuses’: limited conservation efforts could save at least 47

More than 40 Australian animals at the highest risk of extinction in the next two decades could be saved – and it would take only a small amount of extra conservation effort to achieve this, according to new research.A team of Australian scientists has identified the 63 vertebrates they believe are most likely to go…

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Don de sang: Des donneurs, mais les réserves sont faibles

Si le nombre de donneurs de sang reste stable à environ 13.700 au Luxembourg, le stock de réserves de sang est relativement bas. À ce jour, il est toutefois garanti que les stocks disponibles sont suffisants pour les besoins du Grand-Duché.En revanche, il ne serait pas possible de prévoir si une pénurie peut survenir. La…

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High hopes for baby boom after release of 50 eastern

There are hopes 50 eastern quolls returned to the wilderness in NSW will spark a historic baby boom for the endangered creatures.It’s the largest single release of the little predators on mainland by conservation organisation Aussie Ark.The creatures are now roaming free within the confines of the 400 hectare protected Barrington Wildlife Sanctuary in Barrington…

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Green light for return of red-footed tortoises to Argentina

It may be one of the slowest-moving conservation projects in history, not just because of the red tape, but due to the animals themselves: 40 red-footed tortoises are being released into El Impenetrable national park in Argentina in the coming weeks after being rescued from the illegal pet trade in Paraguay and transported to Argentina.One…

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From patient to doctor: Portugal makes bid to lead the

Among the four countries jockeying to lead the eurozone bailout fund, Portugal is crafting a unique pitch: It already had a taste of the EU’s fiscal medicine and managed to attain a full and strong recovery. In 2011, saddled by high debt and rising yields, Portugal turned to the European Stability Mechanism’s predecessor, the European…

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Finance ministers narrow options for eurozone bailout chief

Eurozone finance ministers today thinned down the options to replace the European Stability Mechanism’s managing director from four to three, but fell short of selecting a candidate to replace Klaus Regling after his mandate ends in October. According to a note sent to eurozone capitals and seen by POLITICO, the process is meant to deliver…

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80 Critically Endangered Australian Frogs Released to the Wild After

The spotted tree frog was already recovering from local extinction when the “Black Summer” wildfires of 2019 to 2020 raged through New South Wales (NSW) in Australia. Of 250 to 300 frogs once released into the wild, only about 10 survived. But now, the critically endangered species is receiving yet another lease on life. The…

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Country diary: Goldfinches one, two, three, lift up into the

The free tumble of yellow and red as the goldfinches swerve in the spread of colour is infectious. Like throwing a pack of cards up and seeing the court faces fall, there is a regal brightness, and such thrall in their deft abandonment to air. These distinctive finches, with striking red, white and black heads…

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