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Ask USFWS and the Department of Interior To Give Panthers Room To Roam!

Ask USFWS and the Department of Interior To Give Panthers Room To Roam! | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Florida panthers once prowled and flourished in America’s southeastern woodlands and swamps, but today fewer than 160 remain.
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GR:  Sign the petition to the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Tanzania to Employ 500 Wildlife Conservators

Tanzania to Employ 500 Wildlife Conservators | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Tanzania will employ about 500 new wildlife conservation staff in the upcoming fiscal year to reduce the staff shortage at the country's wildlife authority, Tanzania's Daily News reported Monday (June 23rd).
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Now add some sport hunters and you have firepower and funds.

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One Special Rhino

One Special Rhino | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it

"As if timing his arrival to perfectly coincide with 2012-13 as International Year of the Rhino, Sumatran rhino calf “Andatu” was born at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in the wee hours of 23 J..."

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Here is an opportunity to pick up a holiday gift and help rhinos.

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In China, victory for wildlife conservation as citizens persuaded to give up shark fin soup

In China, victory for wildlife conservation as citizens persuaded to give up shark fin soup | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Campaign leads to plunge in demand for shark fin soup; conservationists hope to also wean Chinese off ivory.
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Stick with jade.

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Take Action: End Taxpayer Spending on Wildlife Killing (Caution: Graphic Content)

Take Action: End Taxpayer Spending on Wildlife Killing (Caution: Graphic Content) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Take Action: On Tuesday, July 22nd, at 9AM, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss the future of Wildlife Services funding. The County has approved Wildlife Services funding since the early 20th century.
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A Welcome Political Initiative to Preserve Life in The Oceans

A Welcome Political Initiative to Preserve Life in The Oceans | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it

"It has been a while since this blog waded into the murky & sordid waters of politics, but recent national news demands notice…and, for once, the political news is good rather than awful!"

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The Devastation of the Eastern Scottish Highlands by Recreational Shooters

The Devastation of the Eastern Scottish Highlands by Recreational Shooters | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it

By Dhris Townsend:  "Roads, fences, gates, burnt heather. A savaged, stripped, blasted land. That’s the Eastern Highlands, beyond Mount Keen. Walking through these hills on the TGO Challenge recently was a depressing experience. Nowhere else in the Highlands have I ..."

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