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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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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Generating Topic Ideas in an Unusual Way

Generating Topic Ideas in an Unusual Way | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
I devour books which re-use words in an unusual way. When I discovered Douglas Adams’ “The Deeper Meaning of Liff,” I loved it. Douglas takes place names and gives them definitions, creating words ...
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Monsanto money buys WA election

Monsanto money buys WA election | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
This is NOT what democracy looks like. In a replay of California’s narrowly defeated labeling initiative last fall, a handful of corporations effectively bought Washington state’s election
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Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy

Prairies vanish in the US push for green energy | Garry Rogers | 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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Dear Dr. Rodrigues, Thank You From The Western Ghats

Dear Dr. Rodrigues, Thank You From The Western Ghats | Garry Rogers | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Garry Rogers's insight:

More labor needed for continued economic growth.

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You Got Banged, Now It's Time To Get Nailed!

You Got Banged, Now It's Time To Get Nailed! | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Gallery Books is proud to announce a new major book deal with USA Today bestselling author Alice Clayton for three full length books and one novella. The first title in the new Cocktail series, RUS...
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Last Predator

Last Predator | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
by Paul Salopek Near Surum, Saudi Arabia, 24°50'55" N, 37°27'38" E We walked out of the desert and hit a road. Next to the road was a tree, and in the tree hung a wolf. It had been strung up by its...
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