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Natural history news and information for animals, plants, and habitats.  See more at http://garryrogers.com.
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Save The Wolves -The Petition Site- Save SUSI

Save The Wolves -The Petition Site- Save SUSI | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
NO MORE SLAUGHTER!!! SAVE SUSI AND THE SWEDISH WOLF POPULATION!! -Please! Let us together reach 7,500 signatures!  HELP THE SWEDISH WOLVES BY SIGNING & SHARING!  SIGNATURES: 5,321 SUSI, THE FEM...
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Good Indian Amur falcon news

Good Indian Amur falcon news | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This video from Souith Africa says about itself: 20 Sep 2013 Every year thousands of Amur falcons leave the Mongolian winter and embark on one of the longest non-stop raptor migration known to man,...
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Vermilion Christmas Bird Count 2013

Vermilion Christmas Bird Count 2013 | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The annual Vermilion Christmas Bird Count (CBC) is set for Saturday, December 14th! VRNS president Chris Olsen writes: The count takes place within a 12-kilometer radius of Vermilion, and our field...
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Okapi - Forest Giraffe of the Congo Added to IUCN'S Endangered ...

Okapi - Forest Giraffe of the Congo Added to IUCN'S Endangered ... | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The Okapi Conservation Project today announces that okapi (Okapia johnstoni) have officially been reclassified as 'Endangered' in the newly released International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of ...
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Remarkable people protecting endangered species - Telegraph

Remarkable people protecting endangered species - Telegraph | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Watch the Weather Channel's series showing people behind the conservation movement.
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, November 27, 2013 8:25 PM

What is up with the weather channel.  First they decide to start running programs documenting and exploring our changing climate and now they are apparently on a conservation-bender.  Wow.  It is almost as if they understand science.  Who would have thunk?

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Center for Food Safety | Take Action | Monsanto vs. the Monarchs

Center for Food Safety | Take Action | Monsanto vs. the Monarchs | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The Center for Food Safety | Protecting Human Health and the Environment
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How Do You Save The World's Most Endangered Cat?

How Do You Save The World's Most Endangered Cat? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat written by Sharon Guynup with photos from Steve Winter. Reprinted with permission from National Geographic Books.
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Ecosystems threatened by fire suppression-only policy

Ecosystems threatened by fire suppression-only policy | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
In late July, UC Berkeley fire ecologist Scott Stephens was working in Stanislaus National Forest, gathering data on how a century had altered its character. What he saw were the signs of a clear and present danger.
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Common knowledge among foresters for 50 years.  Now that climate is changing and invasive weeds are spreading, let's hope that blind "let it burn" forestry doesn't take over.

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Sagebrush... Who knew?

Sagebrush... Who knew? | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Recently we (CSR, Inc) published a Facebook post displaying 80,000 sagebrush plants growing in our Colorado greenhouse. We received an unusual amount of comments that were negative toward the plant...
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Human Overpopulation as an Animal Rights Issue

Human Overpopulation as an Animal Rights Issue | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Anika Mohammed Overpopulation of humans, what does this mean?  Generally, people are using resources more rapidly than they can be regenerated. According to the Animal Welfare Institute the affects...
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New Brazilian wasps discovered

New Brazilian wasps discovered | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
From Science, Space & Robots: Two New Wasp Species Discovered in Brazil Scientists have discovered two new wasp species in Brazil. One of the newly discovered wasp species, Abernessia capixaba,...
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Scientists discover another cause of bee deaths, and it's really bad news

Scientists discover another cause of bee deaths, and it's really bad news | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Scientists have delved deeper into the mystery of dying bees, and discovered that the cause of the problem is more pervasive than thought.
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VICTORY! Anti-Hunters Petition; Melissa Bachman Cut from National Geographic Show

VICTORY! Anti-Hunters Petition; Melissa Bachman Cut from National Geographic Show | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This is wonderful news! No-one should be allowed to glorify the violent and unjustified deaths of animals. "Killing living beings for fun shows poverty of mind and soul" - Unknown
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Good African black rhino news

Good African black rhino news | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This video is called Saving the Black Rhino. From Fauna & Flora International: East Africa’s largest black rhino population hits 100 Posted on: 28.11.13 (Last edited) 28th November 2013 The bir...
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At Climate Meeting in Warsaw, All Eyes Should be on Peru | Human ...

At Climate Meeting in Warsaw, All Eyes Should be on Peru | Human ... | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. ... Human Nature – Conservation International Blog. Exploring the vital connections between nature's well-being and our own. Skip to content.
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Is there any conservation left in the Nature Conservation Act ...

Is there any conservation left in the Nature Conservation Act ... | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
View this informative vid from the National Parks Association of Queensland & sign the petition to protect Queensland's National Parks Friday.
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Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea

Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
When a marine turtle is incidentally by-caught by a longliner, fishermen try to cut the line — without hauling it on board — and release the turtle into the sea.
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Learning to Live with Polar Bears - Defenders Blog

Learning to Live with Polar Bears - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
In this remote Alaska town, polar bears are frequent visitors. We're working with this community to find new ways of keeping people and polar bears safe.
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Trypanosoma parasite linked to woylie decline

Trypanosoma parasite linked to woylie decline | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
New research led by Murdoch University's School of Veterinary and Life Sciences suggests the catastrophic decline of the endangered woylie may be linked to common infections with Trypanosoma parasites.
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6 Sentences About Corvus Rising

6 Sentences About Corvus Rising | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
1. Ecofantasy rules this tale about the Earth and our place in it, while romancing the boundary between fantasy and reality—a wide zone of completely reasonable yet fantastic possibilities that uni...
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A winter longhorned beetle

A winter longhorned beetle | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
According to the calendar it's still autumn; however, in practical terms winter has settled in across much of the U.S. For those of us who study wood-boring beetles in the families Buprestidae (jew...
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We know so little about these unique creatures.

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International Animal Crime

International Animal Crime | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Ellen Zhang On the 7th and 8th of November, 500 of the leading law enforcement and environmental experts came together at the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)- United Nations E...
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Lifestyles of the Rich and Heartless

Lifestyles of the Rich and Heartless | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Trophy hunting is big business. The industry employs ranchers, outfitters, professional hunters, gun manufacturers, and taxidermists alike. People with time, money and a propensity for killing, kee...
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