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

Turtle Identification | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History (CBC-AMNH) has been studying green and hawkbill sea turtles on Palmyra Atoll in the Central Pacific.
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Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for a Doubtful Climate Scientist

Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for a Doubtful Climate Scientist | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Newly released documents show the extent of the links between corporate interests and the published work of Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist who has tried to debunk the consensus about global warming.
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Reality Drop: Spread Science about Climate Change, Global Warming

Reality Drop: Spread Science about Climate Change, Global Warming | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
The worst thing we can do for our #economy is sit back and do nothing about climate change. http://t.co/luQJ6m10fU #climate #climatechange
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Punish Alleged Puppy Mill That Left Animals Out in the Cold

Punish Alleged Puppy Mill That Left Animals Out in the Cold | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: Laura Mackasey, Agent at the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Goal: Enforce the full penalty for alleged puppy mill that left 38 animals out in the freezing cold without food, water or shelter.
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A Few Words About Game Farms

A Few Words About Game Farms | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Exposing the Big Game:Reblogging because of this recent post https://exposingthebiggame.wordpress.com/2015/02/19/wildlife-abuse/ Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game: At the end of my book is a chapter called, “A Few Words on Ethical...
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Patterns In Nature : When people kill wild animals they now call it "harvesting"

Patterns In Nature : When people kill wild animals they now call it "harvesting" | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
When we begin to see nature as mentor, gratitude tempers greed and the notion of ‘resources’ becomes obscene.” – Wes Jackson One of the key concerns that I have in my work regarding connections in Nature is the failure of many conservationists, conservation...
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New connection between disease and climate change

New connection between disease and climate change | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Infectious diseases occurring in unexpected locations, sometimes carried by new hosts, are seen by some scientists as products of climate change. Here humans, crops, wildlife and livestock come into contact with new pathogens.
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Balkan dam boom threatens Europe’s last wild waterways

Balkan dam boom threatens Europe’s last wild waterways | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Environmental concerns have suceeded in one flagship dam facing cancellation but a ‘gold rush on the rivers’ of south-east Europe puts these unique ecosystems and their wildlife, including the critically endangered Balkan lynx, in jeopardy More is...
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The Effects of Noise Pollution on National Parks and Wildlife

The Effects of Noise Pollution on National Parks and Wildlife | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Think your neighborhood in the city is too loud? Do you ever get woken up at night by the sounds of traffic or airplanes or trains?
Garry Rogers's insight:

Noise is one of the reasons we must keep recreation out of important habitats.

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Experimental wolf cull in Alberta ignites scientific criticism over inhumane research

Experimental wolf cull in Alberta ignites scientific criticism over inhumane research | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
“The caribou are endangered because extensive and unabated industrial development of [obscenely omnipotent] oil, [goddamn] gas and [fucking] forestry operations has destroyed and degraded the habitat that provides life sustaining food, shelter, and...
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Animal rights 'terrorists'? Legality of industry-friendly law to be challenged

Animal rights 'terrorists'? Legality of industry-friendly law to be challenged | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Two men will plead for dismissal of federal charges under obscure 2006 law for which damaging property or profit line of animal businesses can carry terrorism conviction despite absence of violence Two animal rights activists who have served prison...
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Stop Unregulated Water Use

Stop Unregulated Water Use | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: Chairman N. Gawain Snow Utah Division of Water Resources
Goal: Set regulations on water use to protect dependent industries, air quality, and wildlife.
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Mangled Jet Stream + Global Warming + Hot Atlantic Water = Boston Buried Under 8 Feet of Snow

Mangled Jet Stream + Global Warming + Hot Atlantic Water = Boston Buried Under 8 Feet of Snow | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
If you deny that warmer ocean temps -> greater snowfall w/ coastal winter storms, you are not a climate denier. You are a physics denier. — from the Twitter feed of Dr Michael E.
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Ties to Corporate Cash for Climate-Change Researcher - New York Times

Ties to Corporate Cash for Climate-Change Researcher - New York Times | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Newly released documents show the extent of the links between corporate interests and the published work of Wei-Hock Soon, a Smithsonian-affiliated scientist who has tried to debunk the consensus about global warming.
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Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation, Sumatra

Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation, Sumatra | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Tiger Conservation in Tambling Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation (TWNC), is a 450km2 privately managed concession situated within a stunning peninsula forming the southern tip of the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP) in Sumatra,...
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Look Out Lemurs: Climate Change Is Taking Your Land | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network

Look Out Lemurs: Climate Change Is Taking Your Land | Extinction Countdown, Scientific American Blog Network | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
As if rampant deforestation and poaching weren’t bad enough, climate change will have a devastating effect on the majority of Madagascar’s lemur species, most of them ...
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Everything you need to know about ivory poaching | South China Morning Post

Everything you need to know about ivory poaching | South China Morning Post | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
A ban was imposed in 1989 banning the international trade in ivory to reverse a rapid decline in the population of African elephants. But to no avail. Illegal hunting and killing of elephants remains a sad reality in Africa despite the ban. Here we examine how the beasts continue to be slaughtered to satisfy global demand for ivory.
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‘Arctic Light’ draws attention to global warming

‘Arctic Light’ draws attention to global warming | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Presentation, photographic journey aim for wildlife literacy
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Demand Justice for Slain Gray Wolf

Demand Justice for Slain Gray Wolf | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe
Goal: Get justice for Echo, the slain Grand Canyon wolf, by conducting a thorough investigation into her shooting.
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Rehabilitation at TWNC, Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation - YouTube

Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation, known as TWNC is a 45,000 hectare forest and 14,082 hectare marine conservation area located on the southern tip of Su...
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Reserves and parks not enough to protect nature – David Attenborough

Reserves and parks not enough to protect nature – David Attenborough | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it

Urgent:  "Broadcaster calls for radical new approach to conservation, urging people to use all spaces from gardens to roadside verges to help wildlife.

"Speaking at the RSPB’s Conference for Nature in London, Attenborough said it was now understood that British wildlife was in grave peril of disappearing. “50% of the hedgehog population has gone in 25 years, 90% of the wildlife meadows have disappeared in 100 years; 60% of all wildlife is diminishing and in danger, with 10% doomed to disappear in the next decades. Nowhere in Britain is unsullied, is unaffected by human action. We now have a huge population living cheek by jowl with nature”.

Garry Rogers's insight:

GR:  As the human population and impact grows, wildlife is declining worldwide just as in the U.K. The National Wildlife Federation Backyard Wildlife Habitat program covers basic ideas.  Start there.  Then, look for opportunities to recommend other sites.  As Attenborough says, many other places that we modify and use can be habitat.


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Top Iran official warns of climate change - Al-Monitor

Top Iran official warns of climate change - Al-Monitor | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
The head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organization has spoken out about the impact of global warming and the water crisis in Iran.
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Success: Oil Drilling Banned in Arctic Wildlife Hot Spot

Success: Oil Drilling Banned in Arctic Wildlife Hot Spot | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
Goal: Applaud the decision to protect an ecologically important area of the Arctic from oil drilling.
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Biodiversity Hotspots found by Mapping Seascapes in the Deep Ocean - Scientific Computing

Biodiversity Hotspots found by Mapping Seascapes in the Deep Ocean - Scientific Computing | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a new, automated method for classifying hundreds of kilometers of the deep sea floor, in a way that is more cost efficient, quicker and more objective than previously possible, estimating geographic distribution of life...
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Global Warming

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Ocean Acidification
Ocean acidification can now be seen from space, highlighting an ongoing danger of climate change and revealing the regions most at risk.
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