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Nature Conservation News and information for animals, plants, and nature.  See more at http://garryrogers.com.
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Men and Women Who Hunt Animals Are “Equally Vile”

Men and Women Who Hunt Animals Are “Equally Vile” | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/ricky-gervais-men-and-women-who-hunt-animals-are-equally-vile-2015184#ixzz3XmWp7ZFo Ricky Gervais Says Men and Women Who Hunt Animals Are “Equally Vile” After Rebecca Francis Claims He’s Targeting Women...
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I, for One, Welcome Our New, Giant, Hairy, Eight Legged, Super Fast Overlords

I, for One, Welcome Our New, Giant, Hairy, Eight Legged, Super Fast Overlords | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Telegraph: Forget floods, droughts, sea-level rise and even the melting polar ice caps. Here’s a really compelling reason to worry about global warming. Spiders.
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GR:  Not a good result of warming.  With fewer prey species, selection may indeed favor bigger, faster, stronger hunters.  Perhaps we should assign a few spider diplomats.

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Biodiversity Days With E.O. Wilson to Be Held April 23-25

Biodiversity Days With E.O. Wilson to Be Held April 23-25 | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Biologist Edward O. Wilson, one of the century’s most influential and widely cited scientists, will present a free lecture, “Setting Aside Half the World for the Rest of Life,” at 7:30 p.m.
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Nepal: A Trailblazer in Biodiversity Conservation

Nepal: A Trailblazer in Biodiversity Conservation | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
In just eight years, between 2002 and 2010, Nepal added over 6,000 square km to its portfolio of protected territories.
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Capturing the complexity of biodiversity: A critical review of economic valuation studies of biological diversity

Capturing the complexity of biodiversity: A critical review of economic valuation studies of biological diversity —SD http://t.co/ZCOWWJkULg
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Conservation, In-Situ, Ex-Situ, Zoos, and Nature Reserves

My first wildlife video! I talk about in-situ conservation, ex-situ conservation, zoos, nature reserves, etc. I plan on covering specific areas of the subject later on in ...
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Vegans, Animal Rights and Feminism: An unfortunately losing combination

Vegans, Animal Rights and Feminism: An unfortunately losing combination | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Originally posted on Feminist Ally Media:
I want to start this blog post by saying I am an aspiring vegan. I’ve been vegetarian for almost four years, and I’ve slowly been limiting my intake of dairy.
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bill nye the science guy s01e09 Biodiversity

Bill Nye, the Science Guy Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers. Creators: Bill Nye, Erren Gottlieb, James McKenna ...
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Russia's leading environmentalist flees to Estonia

Russia's leading environmentalist flees to Estonia | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Yevgenia Chirikova, a campaigner who opposed a road through ancient forest and previously won prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, leaves Russia Russia’s leading environmentalist whose fierce campaigning once threatened the interests of some of...
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Improve Zoo Animal Welfare

Improve Zoo Animal Welfare | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Target: Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture for the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Goal: Protect zoo animals from debilitating mental illness.
There is a disturbing sickness known as zoochosis which affects animals kept in captivity.
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Wildlife

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Birds Disappearing in Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Zone
A new survey of birds within the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster zone finds that radiation has had a major impact on the winged wildlife.
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Why invasive plants are the 'second biggest threat to biodiversity' after habitat loss

Why invasive plants are the 'second biggest threat to biodiversity' after habitat loss | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
As experts gather in London for a major conference addressing the often overlooked threat of invasive species to biodiversity, Carrie Madren gets a briefing from those on the frontline in the battle against 'pest plants'...
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GR:  I reached the same conclusion about invasive plants, but as the symptoms of global warming grow stronger, I am shifting my central focus to another lost cause--leaving fossil fuels in the ground. The photo shows a barren area carpeted by invasive plants.  Ninety percent of the native shrubs are gone.

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Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics (Antipode Book Series): Jessica Dempsey: 9781118640609: Amazon.com: Books

Enterprising Nature: Economics, Markets and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics (Antipode Book Series) [Jessica Dempsey] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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The Week in Animal Rights

The Week in Animal Rights | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Originally posted on Talking For Animals:
With every week that goes past, there are wonderful stories about people speaking up about animal rights. Ricky Gervais and J.M.
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Environment: Expanding rubber-tree plantations seen as huge threat to biodiversity on Southeast Asia

Environment: Expanding rubber-tree plantations seen as huge threat to biodiversity on Southeast Asia | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Expanding rubber-tree plantations threatens biodiversity in Southeast Asia. Photo courtesy Eleanor Warren-Thomas, University of East Anglia.
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Beautiful Underwater Species - Biodiversity: Batangas, Philippines - by OrDub

Batangas, Philippines is world famous for underwater biodiversity. Here are many of the best and strangest species you can find there. Beautiful! Pictures by ...
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A healthy soil is a living soil | FAO

A healthy soil is a living soil | FAO | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
RT @FAOnews: A healthy soil is a living soil - why soils are important for #biodiversity http://t.co/bDx8237W2N #SoilWeek #IYS2015 http://t…
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Conservatives Upset At Pope's 'Green Agenda'

Conservatives Upset At Pope's 'Green Agenda' | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (RNS) The Vatican is set to host a major conference on climate change this month that will feature leading researchers on global warming and an opening address by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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Global warming: No more fish and chips?

Global warming: No more fish and chips? | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Huge changes projected for North Sea fisheries
A map from the new University of British Columbia study shows the current distribution of species richness based on data going back to the 1950s.
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Biodiversity open card game, like Pokemon for science

Biodiversity open card game, like Pokemon for science | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Biodiversity open card game, like Pokemon for science http://t.co/KZX5gifEo2 http://t.co/1YwnWgE4x4
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III World Biodiversity Congress 2015, Mokra Gora, Serbia (HD official trailer)

The participants of the upcoming event will address the needs of international biodiversity conservation through science, leadership experience, and scientific ...
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Animal Activist Helpline Launches

Animal Activist Helpline Launches | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
Source IDA
In Defense of Animals is proud to offer our Animal Activist Helpline as part of our Sustainable Activism Campaign, offering emotional and self-care resources for animal activists.
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Damaging effect of prolonged low level radiation, on birds and animals (?us too)

Damaging effect of prolonged low level radiation, on birds and animals (?us too) | GarryRogers Biosphere News | Scoop.it
“There are so few barn swallows left,” Mousseau added.
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