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August 31, 2018 Environment

Endangered Species Soup

By: Michael Buckley

Schooling Hammerheads, Cocos Island, Costa Rica   Shark-fin soup, promoted by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the Chinese diaspora, is driving shark species to the edge...

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July 3, 2018 Environment

What are Abalone and Here's How We Get Them Back!

By: The Bay Foundation


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February 6, 2018 Wildlife
Conservationist Esmond Bradley Martin was found dead in his home in Nairobi Kenya, stabbed to death in what authorities are saying is likely a botched robbery.

Slain Conservationist Remembered for Exposing Details of Ivory & Rhino Horn Trades

By: Brian Klonoski

Esmond Bradley Martin was willing to risk it all for rhinos and elephants, working dangerous undercover operations that put him face-to-face with nefarious criminals, all for the chance to unearth...

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December 20, 2017 Environment

Biodiversity in the Greater Mekong Region

By: Denise Adaoyibo Okpala

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According to the WWF,  115 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong region.  These include Three mammals, eleven amphibians, two fish, eleven reptiles and eighty-eight plants were...

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December 12, 2017 Lifestyle
The author, Peter Wohlleben, hanging out with some goats.

Review: 'The Inner Life of Animals' Tells of Beauty, Hints at Magic

By: Daniela Ginta

There are some paradoxical occurrences in today’s world. We are witnessing an unprecedented level of animal anthropomorphizing – of pets and wild animals alike, which is often unhelpful in understanding...

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November 8, 2017 Environment

DAnCiNG like a CRANE

By: Michael Buckley

November 11 is Crane Festival Day at Gangtey Monastery in eastern Bhutan. The main performers are school kids who enact a special crane dance: this is hands-on environmental education. The Bhutanese...

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October 26, 2017 Wildlife
Insect populations are declining, dramatically. (Photo: Mona Eendra / Unsplash)

Where Are the Bugs?

By: W. Douglas Smith

In the 1960s, entomologists began to suspect that a decline in some insect species might indicate a trend.  At the time there were no longterm studies to establish if that...

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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 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 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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