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October 11, 2017 Environment
Deforestation to make way for palm plantations in the Leuser ecosystem. (Photo: Nanang Sujana / Rainforest Action Network)

RAN Investigation Exposes Illegal Palm-Oil Production

By: Rainforest Action Network

The Leuser Ecosystem is made up of some of the most important forests still standing today. Literally the last place on Earth where Sumatran orangutans, tigers, rhinos, sun bears and...

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October 6, 2017 Environment

The Solution's in the Soil: Food for Thought

By: Julia Jaye Posin

My first job, ten years old, 6:00 am, meticulously weaving row by row, the satisfying snap and crack sounds rolling one after another, as I loosen the roots from the...

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October 3, 2017 Wildlife

Rhino Massacres - Can Ezemvelo Handle the Truth?

By: Saving the Wild

by Jamie Joseph South Africa's Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP), once a global conservation success story for bringing rhinos back from the brink of extinction in the 1950s, is fast becoming a...

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September 29, 2017 Wildlife

Conversations with Aquariums and Marine Parks

By: Whale Sanctuary Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=15&v=L00CfGpVnUA Aquarium and zoo industry people don’t often get together with animal protection groups to talk realistically about the future. But it happened when Ron Kagan, Director of the Detroit...

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September 26, 2017 Wildlife
Hurricane Irma struck SFWC with force, uprooting trees, knocking out power lines and burying most of the facility in debris. (Photo: Debra Parsons-Drake / The HSUS)

How the Nation’s Highest-Volume Wildlife Hospital Survived Irma

By: The Humane Society of the United States

By Deborah Robbins Millman, Director of Outreach, South Florida Wildlife Center As Hurricane Irma approached South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale, staff and volunteers erected storm shutters, secured computers, diagnostic equipment, animal...

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September 25, 2017 Opinion
Donald Trump on his way to being inaugurated the 45th President of the United States. (Photo: The White House / Flickr)

It Can Happen Here & 2℃

By: W. Douglas Smith

The importance of 2℃ is difficult for the average person to see, but 2℃ was established as the point where normal economics ends and survival economics takes over. Most Americans...

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September 22, 2017 Wildlife
A white rhino. (Fyre Mael / Flickr)

5 Ways to Help Rhinos on World Rhino Day

By: Planet Editor

It's World Rhino Day, so it's time to channel your rage and frustration about rhino poaching into meaningful action that could help save these iconic beasts from extinction. Don't think...

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September 19, 2017 Opinion

What Is Driving Change?

By: W. Douglas Smith

Before we can address sustainable development we must first look at what is driving change.  Just what are the powerful, interconnected trends that transform how we are altering the natural...

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September 18, 2017 Wildlife

U.S. Coast Guard Helps IFAW Deliver Aid for Animals After Irma

By: International Fund for Animal Welfare

By Res (Andreas) Krebs It’s my first time deploying with IFAW’s Disaster Response team, and it has been an eye-opening experience. The team was sent to the US Virgin Islands...

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