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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Revival of wolf population stirs old German fears

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:14pm by NYT

    ... down and disposed of. Now, however, wolves have made a comeback, growing over the last 20 years to a stable population of 35 packs, about 150 wolves in all. That has set off a furore over whether Germany is big enough for both people and wolves. They have made regular headlines, and been the subject of numerous news programmes. Critics maintain that Germany is too densely populated ...

  2. News - World - NATURE

    Shepherds at war with conservationists in the French Alps over growing wolf population

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Europe; the first wolves re-entered French territory from Italy in 1992, a small and delicate population at the outset. Much to the thrill of conservationists and European officials, they have ... added wryly. "You'll get 99 per cent in favour. I don't go swimming, I don't give a damn!" France's wolf population is hardly Europe's largest, at about 250, ...

  3. News - World - NATURE

    Beaver attacks rising in Belarus after population has tripled in a decade

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in Europe, beavers have made a comeback as hunting was banned or restricted and new populations were introduced. In Belarus, a former Soviet nation between Russia and Poland, the beaver population has tripled in the past decade to an estimated 80,000, according to wildlife experts. That has caused beavers increasingly to wander into populated areas, creating more grounds for conflict. ...

  4. News - World - NATURE

    Global March for Elephants and Rhinos attracts thousands to cause

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AFP

    ... rhino populations, has seen at least 700 killed so far this year. Poaching of the rare African animal is increasing to meet demand from Asian countries, where the horn has long been used ...

  5. Infographics - NATURE

    INFOGRAPHIC: Both faces

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:31am by Alberto Lucas Lopez

    ... Alberto Lucas Lopez Over the years the wild monkeys in northern Hong Kong’s parks have become popular tourist attractions. Over the years the wild monkeys in northern Hong Kong’s parks have become popular tourist attractions. This masks the growing problems associated with a massive population explosion. A government sterilisation programme has cut the number of monkeys ...

  6. News - World - NATURE

    Pangolins headed for extinction, in part due to booming Asian demand

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:07pm by Reuters

    ... Conservationists say the boom is due to declining wild populations in Asia as well as high numbers of Chinese workers in Africa's remote interior. The example of Africa's elephants, whose numbers ...

  7. News - World - NATURE

    West African lions on brink of extinction due to farming and hunting

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... of extinction," Luke Hunter, one of the paper's authors and president of wild cat conservation group Panthera, said. "It would be very easy for small, isolated populations to be wiped out over ... in groups that often do not have enough lionesses to sustain a population. The study says there has been no comprehensive study of the size of past populations, though Hunter said there would at one ...

  8. News - World - NATURE

    Honeybees spreading disease to bumblebees, says UK study

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... "Wild populations of bumblebees appear to be in significant decline in Europe, North America, South America and in Asia," said study author Mark Brown, of the University of London. He said ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - NATURE

    Real delight as false killer whales make surprise visit to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... said. While visits by whales and dolphins- apart from local populations- are rare, a few unexpected visitors have turned up. A humpback whale was spotted in Victoria Harbour in 2009, while ...

  10. News - World - NATURE

    Moose disappearing, and scientists point finger at climate change

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... New Hampshire and Minnesota- moose populations are in steep decline. And no one is sure why. Twenty years ago, Minnesota had two geographically separate moose populations. One of them has virtually disappeared, declining to fewer than 100 from 4,000. The other population, in northeastern Minnesota, is dropping 25 per cent a year and is now fewer than 3,000, down from 8,000. Wildlife ...




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