School strike rolls on, wolf comeback stories, and what's a numbat? (Photo: Reddit)
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The School Strike for Climate rolls on. View a map of the strikes worldwide
Meanwhile, Greta Thunberg tells EU: your climate targets need doubling. Love the speech. Article
The UN has published a study highlighting the growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity. Article
Majority of European firms have no CO2 reduction targets. Article
Deforestation in the Colombian Amazon reached record highs in 2017 and 2018. Article
Spectacled flying fox declared endangered after Queensland heatwave wipeout. Article
Wild wolves are making comeback in Germany. Article
A female wolf has also settled in the Netherlands, and may have a mate. Article
Will wrote about an article for both the school strikers and their critics: 9 Reasons Why the School Strike for Climate Works, and Why We Must Listen. Article
We also wrote an article detailing the our new quality requirements for projects. Article
How do beavers prevent wildfires? Video
Macro portrait of a wolf spider. Image
Watch this frogfish lure its prey. Video
Researcher Dr. Regina Eiser was attempting to learn whether these orcas eat toothfish when the young whale approached her & opened its mouth to reveal a partially eaten toothfish. Video
The estuarine stonefish, one of the most venomous known fish in the world. Image
Caterpillar munching its way through a leaf. Image
A crocodile swimming with sharks. Video
Hammerhead xray. Image
Purple black flying squid. Video
What’s a numbat? Video
What it’s like to study a biodiversity conservation degree at Oxford. Article
How do sea snakes drink? They sip rainwater from the sea’s surface. Article
Free may be the only thing that saves us from climate change. Article
Climate change isn’t the first existential threat. Article
End fracking for good. Petition
End the Cage Age of intensively farmed animals. Petition
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