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Eastern Cougar Extinct, No Longer Needs Protection, Says US Conservation Agency
Animals  (tags: eastern, cougar, extinct, protection, usa, canada )

- 17 days ago -
Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, US wildlife managers have said.
Sixth Mass Extinction Is Here
Environment  (tags: earth, sixth, mass, extinction, species, lost, humans )

- 17 days ago -
The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction. Not since the age of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago has the planet been losing species at this rapid a rate. And humans are likely to be among the species lost.
Sweden Announces First Centre for Raped Men
World  (tags: sweden, rape, men, victims, clinic, hospital, first )

- 19 days ago -
A hospital in Stockholm is set to become the first in the country with an emergency department specifically for male rape victims. The clinic at Sodersjukhuset is scheduled to open this autumn.
Denmark's Green Alternative: Organic, Meat-Free and Poised for Breakthrough
World  (tags: denmark, politics, election, party, alternative, organic, meat-free )

- 20 days ago -
They have campaigned for a 30-hour working week, for 100% organic agriculture in Denmark, and meat-free days in public institutions. Now, The Alternative âEUR" a political party formed less than two years ago to champion a green agenda âEUR" could hold the
Iran Allows 500 Women to Attend Men's Volleyball World League Games for the First Time
World  (tags: iran, women, sports, spectators, volleyball, rights, gender, equality )

- 26 days ago -
Senior Iranian clerics have been opposing the move to allow women into the stadium as the sportsmen wear revealing clothes and the fans at times shout obscene chants.
Thanks to Vladimir Putin, Amur Tigers Are Roaring Back in Russia's Far East
Animals  (tags: amur, tiger, russia, siberia, conservation, comeback, protection, increase )

- 35 days ago -
Amur tigers are continuing their comeback in Russia's Far East, home to 95% of the global population. According to a new census, they now number as many as 540 - including about a hundred cubs - compared to perhaps as few as 420 a decade ago.
Danish Radio Station Clubs Rabbit to Death Live on Air
Animals  (tags: radio, denmark, rabbit, killed )

- 41 days ago -
Talk show on Danish radio station clubs rabbit to death live on air to stimulate debate.
Last Great Regions of Pristine Wilderness From Asia to Amazon Under Threat From Massive Road-Building Projects
Environment  (tags: roads, wilderness, threat, banks, development, nature, serengeti, amazon, sumatra )

- 58 days ago -
The last great regions of pristine wilderness are threatened by an unprecedented road-building programme financed by aggressive development banks with little interest in protecting the natural world.
Make Way for the Lynx and the Bear as "Rewilding" Projects Gather Pace Across Britain
Environment  (tags: britain, uk, england, scotland, rewilding, reintroduction, nature, environment, projects, lynx, beaver, wolf, bear )

- 65 days ago -
A host of projects, from the Highlands to the Fens, are rolling back man's influence on the land.
Wildlife Decline May Lead to 'Empty Landscape'
Environment  (tags: wildlife, decline, extinction )

- 66 days ago -
Populations of some of the world's largest wild animals are dwindling, raising the threat of an "empty landscape". About 60% of giant plant-eaters - including rhinos, elephants and gorillas, are at risk of extinction.
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