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Comic Book Review: 'Justice League Of America' #9 - Science Fiction

Comic Book Review: 'Justice League Of America' #9 - Science Fiction | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Comic Book Review: 'Justice League Of America' #9 Science Fiction Justice League Of America #9 Martian Manhunter and Stargirl appear to be the only heroes unaffected by the Crime Syndicate's prison, formed out of the Firestorm matrix, tailor made...
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6 books every dog owner should read - Mother Nature Network

6 books every dog owner should read - Mother Nature Network | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Mother Nature Network 6 books every dog owner should read Mother Nature Network These books have been just as important as the help of two wonderful trainers in changing how I communicate with my dog so that he learns what I'm asking for, I learn...
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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 78 - The Togian Islands Babirusa

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 78 - The Togian Islands Babirusa | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
"The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different" Hippocrates With those outlandish tusks, these wonderful creatures were always destined to be the inspiration ...
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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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Who's afraid of the American gray wolf? | Lance Richardson

Who's afraid of the American gray wolf? | Lance Richardson | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
As the US debates whether to remove the wolf from the endangered species list, the fangs and fans are coming out
There is no wild animal in America today more revered and reviled than the gray wolf.
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Reaching Readers: 6 Tips for Children’s Authors

Reaching Readers: 6 Tips for Children’s Authors | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Self-published children's author Karen Inglis, with three children's books and a new children's book app to her name, shares her top tips for marketing books for a young audience. (More news on her app to follow soon!
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What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Good To Each Other

What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Good To Each Other | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Our animal counterparts have quite a few lessons to offer (the value of napping, for one). Humans are fundamentally social animals, and in learning to coexist more peacefully, the animal kingdom could teach us a thing or two.
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The Latest: California is first state to ban lead ammunition to protect condors

The Latest: California is first state to ban lead ammunition to protect condors | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Utah and Arizona have voluntary incentive programs.
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Writing: Charitable Causes as Motivation

Writing: Charitable Causes as Motivation | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Blog editor Debbie Young explains how helping a favourite charity can be great motivation for self-published writers and indie authors, whatever their genre. Without wishing to sound as if I think ...
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Safeguarding the World's Most Irreplaceable Protected Areas | Environment News Service

Safeguarding the World's Most Irreplaceable Protected Areas | Environment News Service | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
GLAND, Switzerland, November 15, 2013 (ENS) - The world's most irreplaceable site for threatened species is Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Natural National Park, a fact that has emerged from new research identifying the protected areas...
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Safety in numbers? Not so for corals

Safety in numbers? Not so for corals | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Traditionally, it was assumed that corals do not face a risk of extinction unless they become very rare or have a very restricted range.
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Stand up and fight for wolf conservation!

Stand up and fight for wolf conservation! | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Well folks, it’s time to stand and howl for what is right. This is our one opportunity to tell the Fish and Wildlife Service in person not to strip most gray wolves of their federal protection in the lower 48 states.
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Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists have just held a qubit's memory state for 39 minutes. That might not sound like much, but it's 100 times longer than the previous record.
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Gorgeously animated Walking with Dinosaurs ads with dino fun facts

Gorgeously animated Walking with Dinosaurs ads with dino fun facts | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The latest series of video ads for the upcoming movie Walking with Dinosaurs shows off the myriad animated beasts trotting, flying, and stomping through the film. It also shares so quick factoids about its prehistoric stars.
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Stand up and fight for wolf conservation! - Defenders of Wildlife Blog

Stand up and fight for wolf conservation! - Defenders of Wildlife Blog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Well folks, it’s time to stand and howl for what is right. This is our one opportunity to tell the Fish and Wildlife Service in person not to strip most gray wolves of their federal protection in the lower 48 states.
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One of many battles for wildlife.

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Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Across the Dakotas and Nebraska, more than 1 million acres of the Great Plains are giving way to corn fields as farmers transform the wild expanse that once served as the backdrop for American pioneers.
Garry Rogers's insight:

The nature of our species.

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Leanne McIntosh: Ecofantasy of Memory | WordPress.com

Leanne McIntosh: Ecofantasy of Memory | WordPress.com | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
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Dear Dr. Rodrigues, Thank You From The Western Ghats

Dear Dr. Rodrigues, Thank You From The Western Ghats | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The research of Dr. Ana Rodrigues and her colleagues, much appreciated by our team here in the Western Ghats (no hard feelings, of course, that Colombia has a hotspot considered greater in terms of irreplaceability), is featured in a story in...
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Comment on Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update–November, 2013 by Author Catherine Townsend-Lyon

Comment on Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update–November, 2013 by Author Catherine Townsend-Lyon | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Now that I’m living in Glendale, AZ…..I have noticed SO MANY colored butterflies the past few weeks here. WAY more than in So. Oregon. I really appreciate all your info you share on your blog.
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Natural England overruled its adviser to extend badger cull in Gloucestershire

Natural England overruled its adviser to extend badger cull in Gloucestershire | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Badger Trust prepares for court action as internal documents show NE acted against advice on bovine TB's link to cull
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Mark Coker's Self-publishing Strategies for Success

Mark Coker's Self-publishing Strategies for Success | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
  Today we are giving the blog floor over to somebody who has worked for years to help indies succeed: Mark Coker, Advisor to ALLi and founder of Smashwords, so he can discuss how you might do...
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AmeriScan: Nov. 14, 2013 | Environment News Service

AmeriScan: Nov. 14, 2013 | Environment News Service | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Navy Sonar Regulated to Protect Whales, Dolphins ... EPA Corrects Pesticides Policy Re: Endangered Species ... Elementis Chromium Hit With $2.57 Million Fine ... California Approves First Forestry Carbon Offsets ...
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Short Fiction Friday: Asimov's Science Fiction, December 2013

Short Fiction Friday: Asimov's Science Fiction, December 2013 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
REVIEW SUMMARY: This week's Short Fiction Friday features a review of the December 2013 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. MY RATING: BRIEF SUMMARY: Aliens visiting Earth, teenage rivalry, lingerie...
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Hundreds of rare primates seized in Indonesia

Hundreds of rare primates seized in Indonesia | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of slow lorises have been seized on Indonesia's Java island as animal smugglers were about to send the protected primates to markets to be sold as pets, officials said on Friday.
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Get ready for a baby boom in China

Get ready for a baby boom in China | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Today, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that the government would ease back on its "one child" policy, and also begin closing labor reeducation camps. This could transform Chinese society, and lead to some major population growth.
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More labor needed for continued economic growth.

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