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Chinese shark fin soup ban

Chinese shark fin soup ban | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This video says about itself: 3 July 2012 China announces plans to ban shark fin soup at official functions, delighting environmentalists. Ramy Inocencio reports. From AFP news agency: China bans s...
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, December 8, 2013 9:46 PM

Small, but important first steps.

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SeaWorld concert: Heart drops out after Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson ditch Orlando festival

SeaWorld concert: Heart drops out after Barenaked Ladies, Willie Nelson ditch Orlando festival | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Sorry, classic rockers. Nancy Wilson and sister Ann will not be going crazy in Orlando.
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Naval Exercises Possible Cause of Florida Pilot Whale Strandings

Naval Exercises Possible Cause of Florida Pilot Whale Strandings | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
By Kirsten Massebeau and Barbara Napoles On Tuesday December 3rd  National Park Services found a pod of approximately 51 pilot whales stranded on the edge of the Florida Everglades in shallow water...
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Bayer Bee Killers

Bayer Bee Killers | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Bayer has sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago -- and we can...
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Mandela & The Elephant

Mandela & The Elephant | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Every 15 minutes, an elephant is killed for its ivory. This amounts to 96 elephants per day, thousands upon thousands per year (in 2011, record numbers for elephant poaching were reached at 22,000 ...
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Conservation should be heart of conservatism - Salt Lake Tribune

Conservation should be heart of conservatism - Salt Lake Tribune | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Conservation should be heart of conservatism Salt Lake Tribune Environmental ethicists have been accused of worshiping nature over God, or of substituting religious precepts or sacred tenets with a devotion to environmental doctrine instead, as...
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Northern hawk-owl still in Zwolle

Northern hawk-owl still in Zwolle | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This video, from 5 December 2013 in Zwolle in the Netherlands, is called Hawk Owl in flight - slow motion. Today, the Zwolle northern hawk-owl is still present. Birder Ton Elzerman reports that thi...
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Miracle for Two!

Miracle for Two! | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
I'm pleased to announce that Thandi, the miraculous poaching survivor, is expecting! Dr. William Fowlds, who has been part of Thandi's life since the poaching attempt on her life said, "I don’t rec...
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Petition | Stop the Annual Seal Slaughter in Canada! | English

Petition | Stop the Annual Seal Slaughter in Canada! | English | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The annual war on seals in Canada has begun, and over 300.000 animals are slated to be killed for their fur. During this time, sealers routinely hook ... | English
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Can we stop the African lion slaughter?

Can we stop the African lion slaughter? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
South African lions are being slaughtered for their bones to make sex potions and other bogus remedies. President Zuma could ban the trade if he's shown it is hurting South Africa's image as a tourist destination.
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Adapt or die: Scientists warn that endangered animals are monitored to extinction

Adapt or die: Scientists warn that endangered animals are monitored to extinction | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
  There are more than 70,000 species of animals and plants on our planet. Unfortunately, three out of every ten are under threat. The release last month of the updated Red List, compiled by the Int...
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There is a good ecological alternative to welfare ranching. | Patterns In Nature Blog

There is a good ecological alternative to welfare ranching. | Patterns In Nature Blog | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Welfare ranching is expensive to the taxpayer and harmful to the environment. We must stop subsidizing ranchers and require them to be ecologically responsible.
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My ideas are included in the comments on the Patterns In Nature blog, the source for this scoop.

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Wolves learning from humans, new research

Wolves learning from humans, new research | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This video says about itself: In the Valley of the Wolves - Nature Full Documentary HD 2013 Nature Documentary: In the Valley of the Wolves Narrated by F. Murray Abraham In 1995, the first gray wol...
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Geneticist Believes Humans Evolved From A Pig Mating With A Chimpanzee - Science Fiction

Geneticist Believes Humans Evolved From A Pig Mating With A Chimpanzee - Science Fiction | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Geneticist Believes Humans Evolved From A Pig Mating With A Chimpanzee
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When you think of Darwinian evolution, I'm sure a lot of you imagine that chart depicting the evolution of man.
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Gene Chague: Contest encourages youths to write about outdoors - Berkshire Eagle

Gene Chague: Contest encourages youths to write about outdoors - Berkshire Eagle | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Gene Chague: Contest encourages youths to write about outdoors
Berkshire Eagle
Some high school principals and teachers are struggling to get kids to write -- kids for whom reading and writing is of little interest; but outdoor skills are.
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Meet the Author: Aiyana Jackson

Meet the Author: Aiyana Jackson | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
I’d like to introduce you to the seventy-fifth interviewee in my ‘Meet the Author’ series. She is Aiyana Jackson. Hi, Aiyana! Welcome to Susan Finlay Writes blog site. Can you tell us a bit about y...
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Steampunk defined.

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Urge Oakland City Council to Vote in Favor of Circus Permit Requirements

Urge Oakland City Council to Vote in Favor of Circus Permit Requirements | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Urge Oakland City Council to Vote in Favor of Circus Permit Requirements In just a few days, the Oakland City Council will vote on an ordinance that would implement permit requirements for circuses...
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Brookhaven Wildlife Center holds benefit for injured animals

Brookhaven Wildlife Center holds benefit for injured animals | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The benefit is located at the Town of Brookhaven Holtsville Park Ecology Site. (News 12 at Holtsville Ecology Site http://t.co/MmMaWsX0zz)
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WARNING GRAPHIC/UPSETTING IMAGES ~ URGENT! IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED! CALLING ALL THOSE THAT CARE ~ PLEASE HELP - PLEASE SHARE ~ WORLD WIDE MARCH NEEDED!

WARNING GRAPHIC/UPSETTING IMAGES ~ URGENT! IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED! CALLING ALL THOSE THAT CARE ~ PLEASE HELP - PLEASE SHARE ~ WORLD WIDE MARCH NEEDED! | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
imass gero Published on 20 Nov 2013 The U.S Navy has now permission to "take" 33,5 millions of whales, dolphins and other marine animals over the next 5 years. These alarming numbers come from Navy...
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Snowy Owl Migrations

Snowy Owl Migrations | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Climate change has had a significant impact on a multitude of global issues ranging from the environment to even politics; the Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiacus, is another organism that is feeling the ef...
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Happy Weekend: Baby Chhouk's New Lease on Life!

Happy Weekend! This video of  baby Chhouk's new boot will melt your heart!
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TIGER-Hopper in Costa Rica - Welcome to the Jungle

Hello my Friends, the Tiger Hopper is the little Tiger-Price of the Hoppers. The king is the LION HOPPER...of course.. The tiger hopper loves to eat our gard...
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For wind power, US extends permit for eagle deaths - KFWB NEWS TALK 980

For wind power, US extends permit for eagle deaths - KFWB NEWS TALK 980 | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while balancing its...
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Howling Lesson

Howling Lesson | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Howling lesson, a photo by debbie_dicarlo on Flickr. Reminder: deadline is December 17th to add public comments against the slaughter of the Gray Wolf in the USA Oppose the removal of the Gray Wolf...
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