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Standardized DNA sequences to identify and protect endangered species
Standardized DNA sequences to identify and protect endangered species

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Upsetting news coming out of #France.

#poaching #wildlife #wildlifecrime



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Did you ever wonder how #DNAbarcodes could be put to use? Properly identifying items in markets is only one way #DNA can be used.

#DNA #DNAbarcoding #wildlife

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#Didyouknow tomorrow, March 3, is #WorldWildlifeDay? What #wildlife #conservation is important to you?
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Elephant dung surveys in Africa's Minkebe National Park show the dramatic loss of the species over the past decade due to poaching.

#conservation #wildlife #poaching #wildlifecrime #elephants #Africa

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Dr. Ogeto Mwebi, senior research scientist & head of osteology at the +National Museums of Kenya, analyzes confiscated animal skin. The purpose is to establish to what species the skin belongs.​

#DNA #DNAbarcoding #wildlife #conservation
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#ICYMI: our friends at +National Museums of Kenya put together videos about the #DNAbarcoding work they participate in.

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Our partners in #Kenya  have put together these informative #videos  about #DNAbarcoding . Check out how various species are processed for our library of barcodes.

#DNA   #barcode   #wildlife   #wildlifeconservation  

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Pangolins are the most trafficked species in the world and poaching is pushing them rapidly toward extinction.

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A report, released last week, has been widely criticized by #wildlife conservationists for suggesting trophy hunting can contribute to lion #conservation so long as it is transparent and well-regulated.

What do you think?

#wildlifewednesday #wildlifeconservation
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