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23 Turtles Make Teatown their Temporary Home

23 Turtles Make Teatown their Temporary Home | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The rescuers will carefully distribute the turtles among various ponds and lakes around the region.
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The Life and Times of a Kerala Fishing Town

The Life and Times of a Kerala Fishing Town | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
We’ve written previously about Keralalites’ love for fish. However, eating it is only half the story; how it enters into people’s lives is another part of it. Here we’ll share how daily life starts...
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Editor's Corner: 101.35

Editor's Corner: 101.35 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
In Remembrance of a Writer Past… Words. Words. I play with words, hoping that some combination, even a chance combination, will say what I want. ...Doris Lessing There come times when events beyond...
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Wolverines

Wolverines | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Wolverines are amazing mountain-scaling carnivores who desperately need your help to fight threats to their survival. These ferocious forest critters depend on snow cover to migrate, find mates and...
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My Friend, Edgar Allan Crow

My Friend, Edgar Allan Crow | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
I have a thing for crows. Whenever I hear their calls, I can’t help but smile to myself and wonder what they are saying. Most people take them for granted, perhaps because they’re so common, yet fe...
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Saving wetlands and their wildlife

Saving wetlands and their wildlife | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
This video from the USA says about itself: (Recorded in 1989) A wacky and entertaining video featuring Bill Nye "The Science Guy" talking about the importance of wetlands. Produced by the Washingto...
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Dear Deer!

Dear Deer! | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
A White Tailed Deer Picture credit: Clay Heaton   As a dedicated animal protector  and especially a Deer lover, you had to know that this story would be here! The only thing that I find more d...
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IDA

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Red squirrels under threat from humans and their pets, experts warn

Red squirrels under threat from humans and their pets, experts warn | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Traffic accidents, attacks by pets and a cat-related disease account for three in five deaths over the past 10 years Red squirrels are under growing threat from the human population and its pets in the mammals' few remaining British strongholds,...
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Opinion: Why Amazon Bestsellers Don’t Impress My Dog

Opinion: Why Amazon Bestsellers Don’t Impress My Dog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Indie author Michael N Marcus explains why he's not impressed by his own bestseller status, or anyone else's. If you’re a new author, you probably dream of becoming a bestselling author. I’m a bestselling author and, believe me, it’s no big deal.
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Why do so many still support this horror?

Why do so many still support this horror? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Free. At peace. Without pain. For their entire NATURAL lives. (by Greg)
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​RIP Doris Lessing, one of science fiction's most indispensible authors - io9

​RIP Doris Lessing, one of science fiction's most indispensible authors - io9 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The Guardian
RIP Doris Lessing, one of science fiction's most indispensible authors
io9
Doris Lessing, who died today aged 94, wasn't just a Nobel Prize-winning literary author — she was also a major hero of science fiction.
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Yellow Dahlia

Yellow Dahlia | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Yellow Dahlias are the most common member of the species found in Kerala’s hill range gardens. These wonderful, spectacular flowers love locations that are sunny but not too hot. They also thrive in open areas where they can develop undisturbed.
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Building Fences for Wood Bison - Defenders Blog

Building Fences for Wood Bison - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Our Alaska Program Director was among a group of volunteers building an enclosure for reintroduced wood bison, the largest land animal in North America.
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The Ground is Falling! The Ground is Falling! Why Florida is Sinking

The Ground is Falling! The Ground is Falling! Why Florida is Sinking | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Karst topography is the geological name given to an area of limestone bedrock featuring caves, sinkholes, and underground streams. In laymen terms, karst topography is anywhere the lower levels of ...
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, November 20, 2013 6:42 AM

From a relative sea level perspecitve (be is subsiding land or rising water), we should swap Florida for Baja.

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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 80 - The Malayan Sun Bear

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 80 - The Malayan Sun Bear | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
"It should not be believed that all beings exist for the sake of the existence of man. On the contrary, all the other beings too have been intended for their own sakes and not for the sake of anyth...
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Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

Mungai and the Goa Constrictor | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | 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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Endangered wildlife species, Philippines and elsewhere

Endangered wildlife species, Philippines and elsewhere | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
This video is called Philippine wildlife. By MIKAEL ANGELO FRANCISCO in the Philippines, November 18, 2013 8:57pm: Palawan as Earth's 4th most 'irreplaceable' area for endangered species Animals un...
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I take for granted that we have been raising this awareness (I assume everyone already knew about it) about the Taji Dolphin and whale Hunts every year...

I take for granted that we have been raising this awareness (I assume everyone already knew about it) about the Taji Dolphin and whale Hunts every year... | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
I think everyone knows about the Taji Dolphin and whale hunt, but look...we made it into the Huffington Post big time! It is because we document their moves every day. Click here to follow along at...
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Arizona Damselfly and Dragonfly Conservation Update

Arizona Damselfly and Dragonfly Conservation Update | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Arizona damselflies and dragonflies are imperiled because the moist habitats they require are being poisoned and drained.
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* A World of Children’s Books *

* A World of Children’s Books * | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
* A World of Children’s Books *, by Books Books Books: A place to find children books new and old (RT @InsideTheBook: Read A World of Children's Books ▸ stories via @TheBookbag @DoodlebugDoo @bookblogmomma http://t.co/KWfWmMvfyM...
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Facebook Has Transformed My Students' Writing—for the Better - The Atlantic

Facebook Has Transformed My Students' Writing—for the Better - The Atlantic | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Facebook Has Transformed My Students' Writing—for the Better
The Atlantic
The Internet has ruined high-school writing. Write the line on the board five hundred times like Bart Simpson. Remember and internalize it.
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Researchers predict Cyclone Haiyan likely to release huge amount of carbon

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from several institutions working in the United States has published a paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters, outlining the atmospheric carbon impact caused by hurricanes and cyclones.
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So many unknowns.

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Book Review: Singularity Station, Brian N. Ball (1973)

Book Review: Singularity Station, Brian N. Ball (1973) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
(Chris Foss’ cover for the 1973 edition)
4/5 (Good)
If one were to distill 70s space opera in a decanter filled with SF pulp the result would be Singularity Station (1973).
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Bird of the Day: Brahminy Kite (Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, Karnataka)

Bird of the Day: Brahminy Kite (Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, Karnataka) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
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