Country diary: The osprey is low in her nest –

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Every year we wait and wonder. Will they come back? Will they reunite and mate? Will the chicks survive? This agonising starts in late March as we scan the skies above the loch for the return of the ospreys from Africa. One normally arrives in late March or early April, usually the male, with a…

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‘All I see are ghosts’: fear and fury as the

On a rainy spring morning, huddled under the shelter of an ancient cedar, Jared Hobbs hoots, whoops and squawks. In years past, he could lure curious owls by drawing on his extensive repertoire. Among them are the whoo whoo whoo whooo territorial calls, alarm barks and a simple “helicopter” breeding call that coo coo coo…

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Video, photos allegedly show first ivory-billed woodpecker sighting since 1944

New video and photographs purporting to show ivory-billed woodpeckers flying in a Louisiana forest were published by researchers on Thursday, as government officials said they will make a final decision this year on whether the birds are extinct. The images — grainy and taken from a distance by drones and trail cameras — offer tantalizing…

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Escalating Human-Wildlife Conflicts Threaten Lion Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa, known for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes, is home to one of the world’s most iconic and majestic creatures—the lion. However, the king of the savannah is facing grave challenges that threaten its very existence. Lions in this region are being targeted by poachers and herders, resulting in devastating consequences for their…

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More than 5,000 new species discovered in Pacific deep-sea mining

Scientists have discovered more than 5,000 new species living on the seabed in an untouched area of the Pacific Ocean that has been identified as a future hotspot for deep-sea mining, according to a review of the environmental surveys done in the area.It is the first time the previously unknown biodiversity of the Clarion-Clipperton Zone…

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Costantini – Il était une fois

Le cœur à l’ouvrage depuis plus de 45 ans Le groupe COSTANTINI accompagne des projets immobiliers et de développement d’infrastructures au Luxembourg, en France (dans la Région Grand Est et en Île-de-France) et en Belgique. Notre groupe est actif dans les métiers du Génie civil […]

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MEPs accused of ‘culture war against nature’ by opposing restoration

MEPs have been accused of whipping up “a culture war against nature” after the fisheries and agriculture committees voted against the EU’s biodiversity restoration law.Last June, the European Commission revealed proposals for legally binding targets to restore wildlife on land, rivers and the sea for member states. The nature restoration law was announced alongside separate…

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Ending native forest logging in Victoria is long overdue

By the end of the year, Victoria’s trouble-plagued native forest industry will end – six years ahead of schedule. The state’s mountain ash forests and endangered wildlife will at last be safe from chainsaws. And there will be no shortage of wood – there’s more than enough plantation timber to fill the gap.Yesterday’s announcement by…

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How training dogs to chase bears might just save a

The dog is moving through the grasses of the open meadow, closely followed by bear biologist Carrie Hunt, who is observing his reactions as he sees the grizzly bear carcass for the first time. “Find it,” says Hunt, encouraging the two-month-old puppy. The puppy’s ears and tail are up as he approaches the bear cautiously,…

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Almost 400 species discovered in Greater Mekong region – in

Two hundred and ninety plants, 20 fishes, 24 amphibians, 46 reptiles and one mammal were among newly discovered in one of Asia’s biodiversity hotspots in 2021 and 2022. Many are already under threat of extinction from habitat loss, deforestation and the illegal wildlife trade. WWF is calling on governments to increase protection for these rare…