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Protecting the Marine World

Protecting the Marine World

The protection of the marine world has increased in the last few years. There has been an increase of areas that are considered protected reserves. Many of the conservationists have stated that they are happy with the fact that more reserves are being created because this is an expensive way of keeping up with them. However there has been some discontent with the fact that the areas that ought to be protected have not been chosen. The creation of reserves…

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The Dangers of Fishing Too Much

The Dangers of Fishing Too Much

When learning about the threats and dangers that natural habitats undergo due to the lack of conscious of human beings, we have seen how the larger animals are constantly suffering and even need to be protected. However when it comes to the marine life, all types of fish be it large or small, seem to be equally affected when their habitat is endangered. New studies that have analyzed data from the last sixty years have found that members of the…

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Rotational Grazing Will Result In Healthier Cattle And Thriving Wildlife

Rotational Grazing Will Result In Healthier Cattle And Thriving Wildlife

Recent studies have shown that it’s not necessary to keep the cattle on a pasture until almost complete depletion before moving them. In fact, those studies determined that it’s even healthier for the animals if they move more often from a pasture to another. This is called rotational grazing. Let’s see why this type of grazing better is and what its benefits are. From the cattle’s perspective, grazing just a little while on a pasture before moving on, it’s better…

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Tracking the Origin of Shark Fins Using DNA Zip Coding

Tracking the Origin of Shark Fins Using DNA Zip Coding

Shark fins soup is a delicacy that led the sharks all around the globe to drastically decrease in numbers. Until recently, it was a real challenge to determine the origin of the fins and whether they came from an endangered species. This was making it difficult to prove whether the fishing was legal or not. Now we can not only tell the difference between species, but we can also determine the area from where the fins were collected. Recent studies…

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How To Prevent Birds From Colliding With Manmade Objects

How To Prevent Birds From Colliding With Manmade Objects

Birds can collide with manmade objects and this can happen very often. The question that always intrigued the scientists is why? Since it was accepted by everyone that birds use their sight as the first of their senses when they fly, it was a mystery why they could not see the obstacles in their way. The most unpleasant thing is that collisions with pylons, turbines and power lines lead to 25% of the juvenile and 6% of the adults’ deaths…

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