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Thank You for the Blog of the Year Award

Thank You for the Blog of the Year Award | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
I have been honored with the Blog of the Year Award by dear Petrel41 of the wonderfully eclectic blog Dear Kitty, where Petrel41 blogs on such diverse topics as animals, peace and war, science, soc...
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You definitely earned this one Babsje.

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Endangered Species Condoms

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Endangered Species Condoms
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Nadya Tolokonnikova is missing.

Nadya Tolokonnikova is missing. | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova disappeared during a prison transfer.
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Committee approves bill on determining endangered species

HARRISBURG - Legislation to remove the historic authority of the state fish and game commissions to designate endangered species cleared its first hurdle Wednesday over the objections of outdoorsmen and environmentalists.
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Of course, state fish and game commissions aren't above politics either.

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What is Ecofantasy?

What is Ecofantasy? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
It's a state of mind....for the moment. In my Ecofantasy mind, all of Earth's inhabitants have the right to be alive, each to its own individual perception of the world, and each with a unique voic...
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Good fit here isn't it?

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Twitter / DIGCorporation: #Ecodesign fully embraces nature ...

Twitter / DIGCorporation: #Ecodesign fully embraces nature ... | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
#Ecodesign fully embraces nature conservation & respect for it, but doesn't exclude #modernism & elegance. Thoughts? http://t.co/K9LkPUWo8r
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Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update--November, 2013

Arizona Butterfly and Moth Update--November, 2013 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Arizona Butterfly and Moth Conservation Butterflies and moths are pollinators and they are food for other species.  I know of no harm they cause to human interests.  Nevertheless, many die from ins...
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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 76 - The Black-headed Spider Monkey

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 76 - The Black-headed Spider Monkey | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
"In the end, we conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught" Baba Dioum These elegant primates live almost exclusively in the upper-...
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Oil refineries in Louisiana have accidents almost every day

Oil refineries in Louisiana have accidents almost every day | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Well, OK, Louisiana’s oil refineries don’t have accidents every single day. Just six days a week on average. Actually, to be specific, 6.3 days a week.
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Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog)

Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Reviews of space-themed books for children
The Planetary Society (blog)
It's already November, ack! And that means it's time for my annual roundup of reviews of space-themed books for children.
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Apocalypse of Castor - What has man done to the environment?

Apocalypse of Castor - What has man done to the environment? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
THE APOCALYPSE OF CASTOR   It may be true that more of Earth is dry and barren now than in the years gone by. These ancient documents I'm sorting through for history worth passing on to you re...
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Excellent!

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TransCanada Has Already Had To Fix 125 Dents And Sags In Southern Keystone Pipeline

TransCanada Has Already Had To Fix 125 Dents And Sags In Southern Keystone Pipeline | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
These are patches on a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Its not a design. CREDIT: PUBLIC CITIZEN Synthetic crude oil hasn’t yet entered the southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline, but a r...
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Psst, Mistah - You Want a 5-Star Review?

Psst, Mistah - You Want a 5-Star Review? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Thank God for Indie Publishing – it is my opinion that we are far better off with it than without it. Is there a wider range of quality – undoubtedly. There are authors who are amateur, don’t prope...
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VSP - Vermonters for a Sustainable Population - Healthy Vermont Population, Overpopulation, Vermont Population Resources, Environment Resources for the State of Vermont people

VSP - Vermonters for a Sustainable Population - Healthy Vermont Population, Overpopulation, Vermont Population Resources, Environment Resources for the State of Vermont people | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
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The report concludes that Vermont has gone beyond its sustainable population.  This is seen as a correctable problem!

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Arizona Snake Update--November, 2013

Arizona Snake Update--November, 2013 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Arizona snake species are essential elements in healthy ecosystems. Human impacts are tearing our ecosystems apart and eliminating snakes along with all other species.
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Wildlife difficulties in Arizona reflect worldwide trends. 

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2013 Volume 125 # 710 (magazine review).

The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2013 Volume 125 # 710 (magazine review). | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Ask a politician a question nowadays and he’ll tell you what he’s focusing on and what he’s focusing on won’t be the subject of the question. It goes without saying that ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy An...
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What Science Fiction Fans Were Reading in 1957 - Book Reviews from Amazing Stories

What Science Fiction Fans Were Reading in 1957 - Book Reviews from Amazing Stories | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
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“ During the late 1950s and early 1960s, S. E. Cotts (a long time staffer) reviewed new science fiction books for Amazing Stories, in a department called The Spectroscope. Below...
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17 of the Most Literary Science Fiction Novels

17 of the Most Literary Science Fiction Novels | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Books you'll find at the intersection of the literary and science fiction genres.
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Google Books ruled legal in massive win for fair use

Google Books ruled legal in massive win for fair use | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Scans that show snippets are legal—they don't replace the full book.
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Good news!

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Happy Weekend: Happy Reunion

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HAPPY WEEKEND: A year ago Amboseli Trust for Elephants went viral showing an elephant calf being rescued from a well. We wanted to share with you this wonderful video, showing the happy news that o...
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Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Content Runner Online Writing Marketplace Officially Launches
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Content Runner connects writers with the public, supporting the exchange of unique written copy.

Via Thomas Faltin
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New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog)

New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog) | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps Slate Magazine (blog) Each month in “The Six-Point Inspection,” Future Tense and Zócalo Public Square take a quick look at new science and technology books that are...
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Guest commentary: How we can safely, ethically co-exist with wildlife

Guest commentary: How we can safely, ethically co-exist with wildlife | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
By Ben Nottingham Manager, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
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Without stopping the incursion of humans, the problems will not end.

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The Value Of Life

The Value Of Life | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Every once in a while I see this poster and it always stirs up emotions and questions about the value of life. Why is it a crime to harm certain species including ourselves, but a thought is never ...
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Tipping the Scales to End Poaching

Mark Twain once said,  " The LACK of money is the root of all evil." I guess that's why poaching is a multi-million dollar business. In countries such as Kenya, with a 40% unemployment rate,  it is...
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