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This study investigates how noise reduction (road closure) mitigates the effect of traffic noise on the acoustic communication of the Eastern wood pewee (Contopus virens) (EAWP), a suboscine passerine. Songs were passively recorded at sites where the traffic pattern of the nearest road was either relatively constant or reduced on a weekly basis during a 36 h road closure.

Kenya is now the third highest ranked sub-Saharan African country in terms of its travel and tourism competitiveness, according to a World Economic Forum report released last week.

KENDRAPARA: Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.

The Delhi high court scrapped on Wednesday a proposed Rs 1,275 crore residential project in Chandigarh on the grounds that it fell within the sensitive catchment area of the Sukhna lake.

Great apes and other wildlife are hunted and eaten as bushmeat across Central Africa, threatening dwindling populations and spreading disease, such as Ebola.

Pretoria — Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the department will study the Constitutional Court order that dismissed the leave to appeal the application to keep a ban on the domestic

Dodoma — The government has maintained its position requiring pastoralists, who illegally entered and grazing their animals in forest reserves and national parks in the country, to leave such areas

South Africa's top court has dismissed an appeal by the department of environmental affairs to keep a moratorium on the domestic trade in rhino horn, according to court documents seen by Reuters on

Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) populations have undergone significant declines at core nonbreeding sites in northeastern South America. Breeding populations have also declined in the eastern North American Arctic, but appear to be stable or increasing in the central and western Arctic.

WINDHOEK Namibia (Xinhua) -- Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta on Tuesday highlighted wildlife protection at reserves against the rise of “syndicate-based wildlife crime.

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