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There is now hope for a species once considered extinct after conservationists found a den of swift foxes in southeastern Alberta.
“The Coastal Douglas Fir ecosystem is one of the top most endangered ecosystems in Canada and the remnants are scarce and endangered, so an extra 1,000 hectares is a big deal.”
"If we're really lucky, we'll have six more born as well this year.”
Royal College of Art graduate Joseph Mercer has proposed building Netherlands-style greenhouses on London's green belt to intensify food production and allow farmland to be returned to a wilder natural state.
Delegates will hear about the latest thinking in rewilding and nature conservation, the principle of reinstating natural processes and missing species, and explore ways to support this important work and identify opportunities.
A German group is reintroducing these birds in Europe, where they once thrived, and is using ultralight aircraft to lead them on migrations south toward the Mediterranean.
'We don't want to be harassing whales, and we don't want to see anybody else harassing them.'
The project includes about 40,000 acres of public and private land that will be grazed to conserve habitat for the greater sage grouse, Sprague’s pipit and the chestnut-collared longspur.
The new rules, which are officially in effect, will provide a minimum approach distance of 100 metres for most whales, dolphins and porpoises to legally protect them from human disturbances.
Proposal would increase areas without commercial or recreational fishing from three to 40 per cent.
Ranging from Japan to Spain, from mountains to industrial cities, the newly inducted World Heritage Sites represent the best of both the natural world and our own creativity.
'There are certain places that are so biologically rare and important'