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Natural history news and information for animals, plants, and habitats.  See more at http://garryrogers.com.
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Google Play Books Now Lets Users Upload Their Own Books

Google Play Books Now Lets Users Upload Their Own Books | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The app update allows PDF and EPUB files to be uploaded.
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Managing Editor - Minonline (subscription)

Managing Editor - Minonline (subscription) | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Managing Editor Minonline (subscription) The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of ecological restoration, is seeking a Managing Editor for its journal, Restoration Ecology, the leading...
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Re-seeding after Wildfire

Re-seeding after Wildfire | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Conservation Seeding and Restoration recently completed several restoration projects located in the Greenhorn Subdivision near Hailey, Idaho. This area was burnt by the Beaver Creek Fire this past summer, followed by severe thunderstorms.
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Projects like this are necessary, but as they require years of constant work and monitoring, their cost is stunning.  Perhaps R.Redford is right--this  is where our national defense budget should be spent.

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Arm The Bears

Arm The Bears | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
It's time to arm the bears and give them a fighting chance against trophy hunters. Sign up today for the League of Humane Voters of NJ.
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You've Been Stumbled!

You've Been Stumbled! | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Having received an astonishing amount of hits on my last two posts via StumbleUpon,  I was about to contact them to see if these were 'fake' hits.   Then, I received this message from StumbleUpon.
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Salticidae

Salticidae | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Salticidae, better known as jumping spiders, are a curious family of spider that comprises ~13% of the order. They are best known for their two large anterior median eyes flanked by a smaller set, ...
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Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

Mungai and the Goa Constrictor | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Children’s Books, Children's Book Reviews, Children's Illustrators and RSS Wildlife News for children of all ages, Daily Endangered Species posts.
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A Savage Beast

A Savage Beast | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Forget Hunter's Feeble Rationalizations and Trust Your Gut Feelings: Making Sport of Killing Is Not Healthy Human Behavior (by Exposing the Big Game)
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Book Review: Immortality, Inc. (variant title: Time Killer), Robert Sheckley (1958)

Book Review: Immortality, Inc. (variant title: Time Killer), Robert Sheckley (1958) | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
(Uncredited cover for the 1959 edition) 3.75/5 (Good) Nominated for the 1959 Hugo Award for Best Novel Robert Sheckley's first novel Immortality, Inc. (variant title: Time Killer) (1958) has a some...
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Animal Agriculture: The Real Inconvenient Truth

Animal Agriculture: The Real Inconvenient Truth | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
By Ari Solomon Last week, one of the largest storms in recorded history made landfall in the Philippines. Super Typhoon Haiyan spanned 300 miles and had winds that topped 200 miles per hour. With t...
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The full accounting for CO2 production isn't complete, but the rest of the arguments are worth considering.

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985 WHALES TO BE HUNTED & SLAUGHTERED IN THE NAME OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ~ SINCE WHEN DOES SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH REQUIRE A 'FACTORY' SHIP HUH? WE ALL KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON SO WHY ISN'T THIS STOPPED?

985 WHALES TO BE HUNTED & SLAUGHTERED IN THE NAME OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ~ SINCE WHEN DOES SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH REQUIRE A 'FACTORY' SHIP HUH? WE ALL KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON SO WHY ISN'T THIS STOPPED? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Japan's whaling fleet en route to Southern Ocean for 'scientific' hunts Sea Shepherd conservation group presses Australia's coalition government to honour pledge to monitor fleet's activities Justi...
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Controlling The Appetite To Feed

Controlling The Appetite To Feed | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
In its Conservation This Week feature, Conservation Magazine (last week) carried the following, which we hope gets plenty of circulation (we wish it was not even necessary to say so, but wishful th...
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Interview with ‘The Little Firefly’ picture book author Sheri Fink

Interview with ‘The Little Firefly’ picture book author Sheri Fink | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Sheri Fink is a #1 best-selling, award-winning children’s author, creator of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” children’s brand, and an international speaker. Sheri writes books that inspire and delight children while planting seeds of self-esteem.
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SciFi Book Review: The Severed Tower

SciFi Book Review: The Severed Tower | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The Severed Tower by J Barton Mitchell
Synopsis:
Holt, Mira, and Max have fled Midnight City with Zoey after watching her repel an entire Assembly army. Zoey’s powers are unlocked, but who and what she is remains a mystery.
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The Australian Senate: Prevent proactive killing of white sharks in Australia

The Australian Senate: Prevent proactive killing of white sharks in Australia | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
We, the undersigned, urge you to use your legislative power to ensure ongoing protection of white sharks in both Commonwealth and state waters,...
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Why Everyone Should Read More Science Fiction

Why Everyone Should Read More Science Fiction | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Science fiction is a genre long-dismissed by many as "for nerds," conjuring up the image of a glasses-wearing, pasty-faced, video-game-playing introvert. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.
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Good News: Palm Oil Giant Caves to Public Pressure

Good News:  Palm Oil Giant Caves to Public Pressure | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Who says direct action doesn't work?  Here's this great news from Greenpeace.  If we can only get other big evil corporations to follow suit. Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trad...
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Looks like we are winning!

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Turnips on the Moon

Turnips on the Moon | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Earth is the only known home of life.  For all of humankind’s aspirations and ambitions, we have only succeeded in walking on one other celestial body and putting a few people, rats, and ant coloni...
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Why did it take 30 years to collect these beetles?

Why did it take 30 years to collect these beetles? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This is the best known of the American species of Poecilonota, and the one most commonly collected east of the Rocky Mountain.—Evans (1957) I've been interested in insects since I was a kid, but I ...
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Facing the facts on the cost of carbon pollution

Facing the facts on the cost of carbon pollution | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
STAND UP TO THE CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS New data from the White House Office of Management and Budget shows the dangerous impacts of carbon pollution like never before — that's no surprise to 97 per...
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Partnerships - A Lesson from the Natural World..?

Partnerships - A Lesson from the Natural World..? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Benevolent - definition: marked by or disposed to doing good There are many people, past and present, who have changed the course of conflict but today I am concentrating on the natural world and p...
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Guess What is Vietnam's Most Popular Christmas Gift?

Guess What is Vietnam's Most Popular Christmas Gift? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Yes, it's rhino horn. This season's gift to impress in elite social circles. Not only is the horn believed to have medicinal properties, but now it is also a symbol of social status.The majority of...
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What is wrong with these stupid selfish idiotic people!

Candy Copeland's curator insight, December 13, 2013 8:18 PM

I just don't understand. . . . how the Japanese think that Rhino Horn is medicinal.  There are educated people there.  How can this be!?  My Dad had a phrase for it, "You buy them books, send them to school, what do they do? EAT THE BOOKS!"

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The Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program - Extension of comment period for proposed wolf rules and announcement of hearings

The Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program - Extension of comment period for proposed wolf rules and announcement of hearings | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
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Desert Habitat: Soil Microorganisms

Desert Habitat:  Soil Microorganisms | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Soil microorganisms are critical components of desert ecosystems. They improve soil conditions and plant growth and they block invasive plants.
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