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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 69 - The Asian Elephant

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 69 - The Asian Elephant | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
"Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man" Arthur Schopenhauer Everyday, mo...
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Saving African Grey and Timnah Parrots

Saving African Grey and Timnah Parrots | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
This video from Cameroon is called African Grey Parrots in the Wild. From BirdLife: Paving the way to regional cooperation for African Grey and Timnah Parrots By Mercy Kariuki, Fri, 01/11/2013 - 08...
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The War Against Erotica

The War Against Erotica | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
*Warning: While I always endeavor to handle even adult topics tastefully on Cold, the subject of the following discussion may be offensive to some readers. If you are one of those readers, please j...
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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 68 - Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 68 - Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another” Mahatma Gandhi This tiny, adorable primate, small enough to hold in t...
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“DREAMING WALLY” and Where His Dreams Take Him; #18 BITS AND PIECES

“DREAMING WALLY” and Where His Dreams Take Him; #18 BITS AND PIECES | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
1.       “You have the same color eyes as I do” she said. 2.      He sat on a rock beside the desert road. He glowed as brilliant as if all the colors of the rainbow were on fire; but he had no hal...
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The Fly

The Fly | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The Fly by William Blake Little fly, Thy summer’s play My thoughtless hand Has brushed away. Am not I A fly like thee? Or art not thou A man like me? For I dance And drink and sing, Till some blind...
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American-marten-story. http://www.idausa.org/elizabeth/

American-marten-story.  http://www.idausa.org/elizabeth/ | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
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The Spooky Truth About Bats - Defenders Blog

The Spooky Truth About Bats - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Despite the myths surrounding bats, these animals are extremely important to our ecosystems, and even our economy. We help separate fact from fiction.
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Yes, even fish

Yes,  even fish | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Filed under: Animal Protection Tagged: veganism
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Blackfish

Blackfish | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Reblogged from mandamoonflower:
If you have ever wondered if it's wrong for us to keep intelligent animals for entertainment, then watch Blackfish. This needs to stop.
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Here’s to slaughterhouses with windows. Maybe that would change some minds. Maybe?

Here’s to slaughterhouses with windows. Maybe that would change some minds. Maybe? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Filed under: Animal Protection Tagged: animal slaughter
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Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 67 - The Mexican Long-nosed Bat

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 67 -  The Mexican Long-nosed Bat | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
"Each species on our planet plays a role in the healthy functioning of natural ecosystems, on which humans depend" William H. Schlesinger The feeding habits of the Mexican long-nosed bat are direct...
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Does Climate Change Require Our 'Radical And Immediate De-growth'?

Does Climate Change Require Our 'Radical And Immediate De-growth'? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
From Naomi Klein: How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt In December 2012, a pink-haired complex systems researcher named Brad Werner made his way through the throng of 24,000 earth and space scie...
Garry Rogers's insight:

Climate will get nasty even with "de-growth."  De-growth could slow climate change and limit its ultimate severity.  De-growth might slow the sixth mass extinction. 

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GEOENGINEERING CALL IN SHOW ~ GOT QUESTIONS? WANT ANSWERS? NOW'S YOUR CHANCE!

GEOENGINEERING CALL IN SHOW ~ GOT QUESTIONS? WANT ANSWERS? NOW'S YOUR CHANCE! | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
CanadianSpartacus Scheduled for Nov 10, 2013 I welcome anyone who is concerned about geoengineering to call in my first YouTube Live video show. Callers can phone in, skype in, text in, email in, d...
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Gravity and gravitas

Gravity and gravitas | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
I was interested in the plot of that new Clooney and Bullock film, Gravity. During my sifting through a thousand short stories for the Escape Velocity anthology and magazine a few years ago for Adv...
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Climate change, not human activity, led to megafauna extinction

Climate change, not human activity, led to megafauna extinction | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Most species of gigantic animals that once roamed Australia had disappeared by the time people arrived, a major review of the available evidence has concluded. The research challenges the claim tha...
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The conclusions might not apply elsewhere.

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Right Whale Sighting: World's Rarest Whale Seen Near Victoria

Right Whale Sighting: World's Rarest Whale Seen Near Victoria | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Right Whale Sighting: World's Rarest Whale Seen Near Victoria Photo's from Wikipedia Considered the rarest whale population in the world, the North Pacific right whale is not often spotted. But for...
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Gambling with Civilization

Gambling with Civilization | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The future is uncertain, a reality acknowledged in the title of William Nordhaus’s new book, The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World.
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Bits and Pieces #4

Bits and Pieces #4 | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Black-footed Ferrets Released in Colorado Thrilling wildlife news in Colorado this week - black-footed ferrets have been released into the wild on a private ranch near Pueblo. This is the first tim...
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Conservation in the Sagebrush Sea - Defenders Blog

Conservation in the Sagebrush Sea - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of species in need of conservation rely on the Sagebrush Sea for survival - yet these lands are some of the most mismanaged in the U.S.
Garry Rogers's insight:

Protecting the grouse and its habitat will protect many other species.

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Lynx and Snowshoe Hare: The Color of Survival - Defenders Blog

Lynx and Snowshoe Hare: The Color of Survival - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
A changing climate is causing some snowshoe hares to change their coats too early or too late, making them easy prey for hungry predators.
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Best Illustrated Books - New York Times

Best Illustrated Books - New York Times | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Best Illustrated Books
New York Times
The 10 books whose images are displayed here are the winners of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books Awards for 2013.
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How Do We Know That Captivity Is Stressful For Dolphins And Whales?

How Do We Know That Captivity Is Stressful For Dolphins And Whales? | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Reblogged from Cetacean Inspiration:
Captivity supporters often argue that we cannot know what captive cetaceans are feeling because they can't speak to us. However, there are ways we can know whether an animal is experiencing stress.
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A message from the rescues

A message from the rescues | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Filed under: Animal Protection Tagged: Pet rescue
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What they really want and deserve

What they really want and deserve | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
Free. At peace. Without pain. For their entire NATURAL lives. (by Greg)
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