How snow leopard saviour helped protect endangered species by tackling ‘retaliation killings’ in Himalayas

How snow leopard saviour helped protect endangered species by tackling ‘retaliation killings’ in Himalayas

An Indian conservationist who helped save the highly endangered snow leopard by tackling “retaliation killings” in the Himalayas has won a prestigious award from a UK wildlife charity for his pioneering work. Snow leopards live high in the mountains of central Asia but have suffered huge declines in numbers as climate change melts their icy […]

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A record-breaking wet season in Queensland has resulted in ideal breeding conditions for many frog species

A record-breaking wet season in Queensland has resulted in ideal breeding conditions for many frog species

While many people are getting tired of the rain, frogs appear to be making the most of the damp conditions. A record-breaking wet season in Queensland has provided many frog species with ideal breeding conditions. “With all the flooding that we’ve had, the numbers are through the roof,” Queensland Frog Society president, Ashley Keune, said. […]

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Tawny Crazy Ants may have finally met their Kryptonite – a naturally occurring fungus can crush local populations

Tawny Crazy Ants may have finally met their Kryptonite – a naturally occurring fungus can crush local populations

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) — When tawny crazy ants invade a new location, they act as an ecological wrecking ball, displacing native insects and small animals while also generating huge issues for homeowners. Scientists at The University of Texas in Austin have showed how to harness a naturally occurring fungus to kill small populations of crazy […]

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