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Nature Conservation News and information for animals, plants, and nature.  See more at http://garryrogers.com.
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A Conservation Journey

A Conservation Journey | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition Treks Northwest Florida to Save Wildlands, Working Lands and Wildlife On January 11, 2015, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team of photographer Carlton Ward Jr., biologist Joe Guthrie, and...
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Teens Sue Government for Failing to Address Climate Change for Future Generations » EcoWatch

Teens Sue Government for Failing to Address Climate Change for Future Generations » EcoWatch | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Young plaintiffs in partnership with Kids vs. Global Warming, WildEarth Guardians and Our Children's Trust are suing state and federal governments for their f
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Al Roker: Climate Change Sets the Table for Extreme Weather

Al Roker: Climate Change Sets the Table for Extreme Weather | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
NBC weatherman in conversation with Larry King. He gets it.
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“Social Acceptance” of Wolves has Disappeared in NE Washington

“Social Acceptance” of Wolves has Disappeared in NE Washington | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
[Never mind that wolves are social animals too…] From Capital Press: http://www.capitalpress.com/Washington/20150224/wolf-cougar-and-hemp-bills-meet-deadline-to-stay-alive-in-olympia Here is a look at where some agriculture-related bills stand: •...
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Did oil companies just cause the deaths of more than 100 stranded whales?

Did oil companies just cause the deaths of more than 100 stranded whales? | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
We need your help to find out.
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This petition will help apply pressure needed to investigate the problem.

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Climate Change May Influence Geographic Distribution of Marine Biodiversity

Climate Change May Influence Geographic Distribution of Marine Biodiversity | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
By the end of the 21st century, climate change will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, Northeastern researchers report in a new paper in published online...
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A new way to quantify and track soot from its source to destination

A new way to quantify and track soot from its source to destination | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
No one wants to see dirty snow. But that's just what appears when soot—from forest fires, diesel engines, and other fuel combustion—hitchhikes to the Arctic on atmospheric currents.
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GR:  Tracking pollutants to their source is, and has been, an essential science contribution for environmental management.

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Study seeks to understand variations in the rate of global warming

Study seeks to understand variations in the rate of global warming | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
A team of climate scientists, including Professor Mat Collins from the University of Exeter, have investigated the role of internal variability in the Earth's climate system in these periods of slow warming.
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To save orcas, we must save salmon (USA, Canada)

To save orcas, we must save salmon (USA, Canada) | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
February 21st, 2015. Saving our region’s salmon is key to helping Puget Sound’s endangered resident killer whales....
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Small predator diversity is an important part of a healthy ecosystem

Small predator diversity is an important part of a healthy ecosystem | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Biodiversity, including small predators such as dragonflies and other aquatic bugs that attack and consume parasites, may improve the health of amphibians, according to a team of researchers.
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Applaud Actor for Becoming a WWF Global Ambassador

Applaud Actor for Becoming a WWF Global Ambassador | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: Actor Jared Leto
Goal: Thank actor Jared Leto for becoming a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund.
Oscar winner Jared Leto has become a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), an international conservation organization.
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Flawed method puts tiger rise in doubt, calls for new approach

Flawed method puts tiger rise in doubt, calls for new approach | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Flaws in a method commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt, a new study suggests.
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The Underwater Industrial Revolution Is Driving Ocean Life to Extinction

The Underwater Industrial Revolution Is Driving Ocean Life to Extinction | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Humans have pushed hundreds of land animals into extinction. Is it too late to save marine wildlife from the same fate?
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The heat is on: climate change, extreme heat and bushfires in WA

The heat is on: climate change, extreme heat and bushfires in WA | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Western Australia has the fastest growing population of all states and territories in Australia and is home to incredible plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet. But the state is on the front-line of climate change.
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New Siberian Sink Holes Found

New Siberian Sink Holes Found | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
It's a remote area, so probably no surprise that, now that people are looking for them,  more of these have been discovered.  Still not possible to characterize what these processes are, and what t...
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Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching

Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
As the rhino population continues to dwindle around the world, scientists are thinking outside the box about how to save the endangered animals.
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Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon's biggest deforester

Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon's biggest deforester | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Ezequiel Antônio Castanha accused of operating network that illegally seized federal lands and is blamed for 20% of Amazon deforestation in recent years Brazil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon’s single biggest deforester, the...
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Climate change triggers the spread of infectious diseases - Al Jazeera America

Climate change triggers the spread of infectious diseases - Al Jazeera America | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Human factors and global climate changes are bringing populations and wildlife closer to deadly pathogens
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Ecosystem biodiversity

Are all coral reefs the same?  Each regional ecosystem has its own assemblage of species and each contributes uniquely to global biodiversity. Explore why ecosystem diversity is important for conservation decisions.
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Florida manatees rescued from drain – video

Florida manatees rescued from drain – video | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Up to 19 manatees are rescued after they got trapped in a drain leading from a marine inlet in Settle Beach in Florida. Wildlife experts use heavy lifting equipment to pull the creatures from the drains one by one.
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Don’t Fly Monkeys Across the World to Suffer Abuse

Don’t Fly Monkeys Across the World to Suffer Abuse | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Two monkeys may soon be flown across the world for the purpose of being exploited by film industry giants. Sign the petition, and demand that the permit to allow this be denied.
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Wildfires Amidst Winter Snow on Russia's Baltic Shores

Wildfires Amidst Winter Snow on Russia's Baltic Shores | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
(The Aqua satellite captured this image on Feb. 17, 2015 of multiple hot spots scattered throughout the Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia landscape. Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team. ) On ...
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Stop Federal Program from Killing Wildlife

Stop Federal Program from Killing Wildlife | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Service William Clay
Goal: Urge the USDA’s Wildlife Service to end wildlife killings in Idaho.
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Climate science literacy unrelated to public acceptance of human-caused global warming

Climate science literacy unrelated to public acceptance of human-caused global warming | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Deep public divisions over climate change are unrelated to differences in how well ordinary citizens understand scientific evidence on global warming.
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Via laser into the past of the oceans

Via laser into the past of the oceans | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Next to global warming, ocean acidification is currently considered as the second major carbon dioxide problem. With the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere larger quantities of the gas are getting into the seawater, too.
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