Call for Australia to show Unesco it’s ‘walking the walk’ on Great Barrier Reef
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Call for Australia to show Unesco it’s ‘walking the walk’ on Great Barrier Reef

Conservationists say an official government report to the UN’s world heritage committee to be released next week must show Australia has fresh plans to attack the Great Barrier Reef’s two key threats – climate change and water quality. At a forum earlier this month environment ministers signed-off on the “state of conservation” report for the…

Quatre questions sur les “conditions indécentes” de conservation des corps légués à la science à l’université Paris-Descartes
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Quatre questions sur les “conditions indécentes” de conservation des corps légués à la science à l’université Paris-Descartes

Une enquête de “L’Express” révèle que des dépouilles léguées à la science étaient stockées dans des conditions indignes au Centre du don du corps de l’université Paris-Descartes.”On a le sentiment d’être au XIXe siècle ou à la Renaissance, avec les corps putréfiés sur lesquels travaillaient les médecins.” Les documents et les témoignages recueillis par L’Express (article abonnés) font…

Trump administration may allow drilling in Alaskan conservation areas
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Trump administration may allow drilling in Alaskan conservation areas

Temperatures on the rise in Alaska Anchorage, Alaska — The Trump administration will consider a new management plan and expanded oil drilling for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, an Indiana-size area that former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar characterized as an “iconic place on our Earth.” The Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday it will take public comment…

Kate Middleton Cancels Event Last-Minute ‘Due To The Children’
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Kate Middleton Cancels Event Last-Minute ‘Due To The Children’

Kate Middleton canceled an appearance at Thursday’s Tusk Conservation Awards in London “due to the children,” according to a Kensington Palace spokesperson, per multiple media reports.  Though the Duchess of Cambridge will be in attendance for a tea for the finalists at Kensington Palace today, Prince William will head to the awards solo. HuffPost reached…