Habitats

Two elephants die after being hit by train in India

Two endangered Asian elephants have died after being hit by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in north-eastern India.<p>Wildlife warden …

News (Ireland)

Crocodile snatches child on Philippine tourist island

File: The girl was fetching water in a heavily-forested area of the island Thursday when a crocodile dragged her away in front of her horrified …

News (South Africa)

Dingoes May Have Actually Migrated to Australia Twice

The genes don't lie.<p>Dingoes face quite a few threats across Australia, including habitat loss, lethal control and interbreeding with domestic dogs – …

Science

What it's like to hike into a gorilla's natural habitat and see them eye to eye

There's a national park in Rwanda that allows you to hike amongst giant gorillas in their natural habitat. You must have a permit to enter the park, which will run you $1500.<p>But if you've ever wanted to get up close and personal with a gorilla, then it may be worth the price. The tourists on this …

Gorillas

Oregon wildlife stamp art selected for 2018 waterfowl, upland bird and habitat conservation

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced winners of the 2018 wildlife stamp contests.<p>Stamps and stamp art prints will be sold to the …

A Rare Black Truffle Has Grown Farther North on Our Planet Than Ever Before

Possibly due to climate change.<p>The French Péridord black truffle, <i>Tuber melanosporum</i>, is one of the world's most prized and expensive delicacies - and …

Science

Sacrificing caribou to save forestry is a fool’s errand—it’s time we stop playing the fool

Canada’s boreal forest is a place where jobs and wildlife protection, the economy and the environment, rise or fall together.<p>That was the …

Ecology

Drop, bears: chronic stress and habitat loss are flooring koalas

Koalas are under a lot of stress. Heatwaves, land clearing and even noise pollution are all taking a toll.<p>Each year, hundreds of koalas are taken to …

Australian News

The Ring-necked Pheasant Has Seen Serious Habitat Loss

<i>This audio story is brought to you by BirdNote, a partner of the National Audubon Society. BirdNote episodes air daily on public radio stations</i> …

Birds

Thousands of Turkish Frogs Rescued From Smugglers

A delicacy often exported to European countries, frogs are a tightly regulated commodity in the country<p>Comment on this Story

Frogs

Let’s get this straight, habitat loss is the number-one threat to Australia's species

Earlier this month, Australia’s outgoing Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews told ABC radio that land clearing is not the biggest threat …

Extinction

Habitat loss is the top threat to Australia's species

Earlier this month, Australia's outgoing Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews told ABC radio that land clearing is not the biggest threat …

Ecology

A Q&A with Jimmy Carter

“Service to others is a crucial element in the American character”<p><b>Q: We often talk about the benefits of service to strengthening and improving the</b> …

Jimmy Carter

It’s The Habitat Destruction, Stupid

The Federal Government’s Threatened Species Commissioner, Gregory Andrews, told ABC Radio last Friday that wide-scale destruction of habitat isn’t a …

Australian News

Your recipe for career & DevOps success in 2017 - and beyond...

If you work in DevOps then it’s very helpful to know <i>why</i> businesses are so focused on continuous automation. Knowing this helps you understand the …

DevOps

PREMIERE: Melbourne’s Jumbo Mavis take folk into a darker sphere with new single Atlas Habitat

If you’re a fan of <b>Gang of Youths</b>, then you’re in the perfect place when it comes to the latest single from Melbourne’s dark folk duo <b>Jumbo Mavis</b>. <i>Atlas</i> …

Music (Australia)

Habitat have a mid-season sale on and you'll want everything

Homeware lovers, hide your credit card and close your eyes, because Habitat have a sale on and you're probably going to want <i>everything.</i> Here are 19 pieces that probably wouldn't look out of place in your homes (sorry, overdraft).

Shopping

Welcome to Future Habitats

It's time to get smart.<p>Each month here at <i>The Memo</i> we explore how technology is changing a particular aspect of our lives.<p>From September’s class on …

Chef brings Habitat to VSTS, and Agile Extensions makes editing your backlog a breeze

This month I have two extensions that I am excited about. Chef, who earlier this year released their core set of CI/CD tasks for working with Chef, …

Software

Panda Habitat Is Severely Fragmented, Placing Pandas at Risk

Despite recent habitat improvements, roads and development are isolating panda populations<p>Comment on this Story

Animals

Panda habitat is getting smaller and more fragmented

Although giant panda's populations are rising, their conservation status is still uncertain, according to a study published Monday in Nature Ecology …

Science

Panda habitat is shrinking and tourists are adding to the problem, study says

Growing numbers of tourists visiting southwest China to see the iconic panda are contributing to its habitat loss, environmental scientists warn.<p>A …

News (China)

Secretary Zinke Declares October National Hunting and Fishing Month

Date: September 21, 2017<br>Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> – Just days before National Hunting and Fishing Day – which is held on …

Conservation

The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals

Humans seem to be favoring medium-sized vertebrates, researchers say, causing 'a radical shift in the living architecture of the planet.'<p>Earth may be …

Extinction

Secretary Zinke Promotes Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Conservation with Employee "Showdown" at Department of the Interior

Date: September 19, 2017<br>Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> – Today, ​on the heels of a groundbreaking directive to expand hunting access …

Wildlife

10 Threats to Marine Life

01<p>of 11<p>10 Threats to Ocean Life<p>The ocean is a beautiful, majestic place that is home to hundreds of thousands of species. These species have a …

Oceans

Beliefs Get Weirder, Darker, More Industrial on New Album 'Habitat'

On the Toronto group's third record they survey the damage that condos cause to the local art scene<p>Patience is at the core of a lot of bands in Toronto's rock scene at the moment and that is a <i>good</i> thing. Patience with the process, how long or short or spontaneous it may be; the sounds, intricate …

New Albums

Chief calls to end moose hunt in B.C. following wildfires, habitat loss

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. -- A First Nations chief is calling on the British Columbia government to halt the moose hunt this year, arguing the historic …

Canadian News

End B.C. moose hunt after wildfires, habitat loss: First Nations chief

WILLIAMS LAKE — A First Nations chief is calling on the provincial government to halt the moose hunt this year, arguing the historic wildfire season …

Canadian News

BBC Radio - Inside the Writersroom - Downloads

Thu 3 Aug 2017<p>The UK's leading TV drama writers explain their writing habits, habitats & careers.<p>Download<p>Thu 3 Aug 2017<p>The UK's leading TV drama writers explain their writing habits, habitats & careers.<p>Thu 3 Aug 2017<p>The UK's leading TV drama writers explain their writing habits, habitats & …

Drama