Warm weather boosts hopes for rarest bumblebee's revival in Britain

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Originally Published by The Guardian- Warm spring conditions should help Britain’s rarest bumblebee as wildlife experts reintroduce a new batch of queens to help boost the species. The short-haired bumblebee vanished from the UK in 1988, having suffered declines over the previous 60 years as its habitat was lost, and was officially declared extinct in 2000.

World Migratory Bird Day Connects Tourists with Conservation

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Originally Published by ENS – Bird-loving tourists can help to conserve the birds that entice them far from home. This year, for the first time, World Migratory Bird Day is linking sustainable tourism with conservation of the 50 billion migratory birds now transiting their flyways around the world.

Melting Sharks

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Global temperatures have been increasing drastically during the last 13 years. Maritime ecosystems are in danger as sharks, one of the species that helps maintain the balance of marine life in the ocean, are threatened by the melting of the poles and the rising temperatures.

Leatherback Sea Turtles

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The issues treated throughout the investigation root from the eminent danger of global warming, and analyses of several aspects of it, such as the loss of the polar ice caps, coastline erosion, and the changes in precipitation indexes. Then, the project focuses on the consequences inflicted on leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys Coriacea) by the major changes on their environment.

Pioneers Contribute to World Climate Study

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Originally Published by MT Standard – Once a year Apple drives about an hour on a dirt road and hikes the last steep miles to reach this point in the Pioneer Mountains, southwest of Butte. She comes to see how climate change is affecting plants in this high-mountain ecosystem.