Australia launches emergency relocation of fish as largest river system faces collapse

There are doubts the Noah’s Ark plan for the Lower Darling will be enough to prevent more mass fish kills Faced with a looming ferocious summer with little rain forecast, the New South Wales government has embarked on a Noah’s Ark type operation to move native fish from the Lower Darling – part of Australia’s most significant river system – to safe havens before high temperatures return to the already…

September 11, 2019
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‘Sea-borne invasion’ of wild boar swamps mystical Malaysian island

Fishermen report seeing ‘snouts in the dark’ on Malacca Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes A mystical Malaysian island is grappling with a “sea-borne invasion” of wild boar, which some believe are swimming kilometres across one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes before destroying crops. “The sea-borne invasion of wild boars leaves us in despair as the animal population is increasing,” said Norhizam Hassan Baktee, chairman of the…

September 7, 2019
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Best Cameras For Wildlife Photography

June 28, 2019

Choosing a camera for wildlife photography used to mean selecting from a small group of professional-level DSLRs that had the speed and telephoto lens options needed to capture close-up views of fast-moving subjects. Today, there’s a much wider range of cameras that can meet the needs of wildlife photographers, including mirrorless systems that have some advantages over traditional DSLRs. Mirrorless cameras like Sony’s a9 offer faster-than-DSLR continuous shooting speeds, plus…

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