News Archives

May 2013

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Putting a price on Nature
News biodiversity

Putting a price on Nature

Prey recovery program for endangered Amur tigers and leopards successful in China, says WWF
News biodiversity

Prey recov­ery pro­gram for endan­gered Amur tigers and leop­ards suc­cess­ful in China, says WWF

Oldest evidence of split between Old World monkeys and apes – 25 million years old
News evolution

Old­est evi­dence of split between Old World mon­keys and apes – 25 mil­lion years old

Climate change will cause widespread global-scale loss of common plants and animals
News biodiversity

Cli­mate change will cause wide­spread global-​scale loss of com­mon plants and animals

At least 26 elephants massacred in World Heritage site
News biodiversity

At least 26 ele­phants mas­sa­cred in World Her­itage site

Three new Otter Pups on exhibit at Oakland Zoo
News zoos

Three new Otter Pups on exhibit at Oak­land Zoo

2013 – Alfred Russel Wallace year
News evolution

2013 – Alfred Rus­sel Wal­lace year

Sensational offspring of Asian golden cats, Allwetter Zoo - Germany
News zoos

Sen­sa­tional off­spring of Asian golden cats, All­wet­ter Zoo — Germany

Hyenas and dogs - convergent evolution
News evolution

Hye­nas and dogs — con­ver­gent evolution

Importance of new IUCN’s Red List of Ecosystems confirmed
News biodiversity

Impor­tance of new IUCN’s Red List of Ecosys­tems confirmed

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Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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