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Arizona Bat Update--November 2013

Arizona Bat Update--November 2013 | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
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Arizona Bat Peril Increases
The most important change since my last post about Arizona bats is the increased risk of white-nose syndrome.  The disease continues to spread west from its point of introduction on the U.
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Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award Goes to UCLA Student Rocco Pucillo - Hollywood Reporter

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Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award Goes to UCLA Student Rocco Pucillo
Hollywood Reporter
Rocco Pucillo, a student at UCLA, won first prize in the 58th annual Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards for his screenplay Inspector Sun and the Curse of the Black Widow.
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Author Orson Scott Card promises more books in 'Ender's Game' series - Los Angeles Times

Author Orson Scott Card promises more books in 'Ender's Game' series - Los Angeles Times | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
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Author Orson Scott Card promises more books in 'Ender's Game' series
Los Angeles Times
The sci-fi spectacle about children space warriors, "Ender's Game," came in No. 1 at the box office with an estimated $28 million.
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Ignore the movie plot please.

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The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer

The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
The official tumblr for Chris Colfer's #1 New York Times bestselling book series, The Land of... (Just saw http://t.co/1m6xNBrllQ for the first time!
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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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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Alaska fishermen rescue Orca whale stuck on rock

Alaska fishermen rescue Orca whale stuck on rock | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Credit: Jason Vonick
Two fishermen came to the rescue when they saw an Orca whale get stranded on a rock.
The incident happened on Sept. 30 in Klakas Inlet on Prince of Whales Island in southeast Alaska.
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KZN praised for playing leading role in nature conservation - South African Broadcasting Corporation

KZN praised for playing leading role in nature conservation - South African Broadcasting Corporation | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
South African Broadcasting Corporation KZN praised for playing leading role in nature conservation South African Broadcasting Corporation Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife CEO, Bandile Mkhize, says there is a great need to safeguard the country's natural...
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Our greatest nature-conservation dilemma is our lack of unselfish leadership.

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ANN ARBOR: Leslie Science & Nature Center offers writing workshop series - Heritage Newspapers

ANN ARBOR: Leslie Science & Nature Center offers writing workshop series - Heritage Newspapers | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR: Leslie Science & Nature Center offers writing workshop series Heritage Newspapers Leading the overall series is local author Rebecca Adams Wright, a former University of Michigan Zell Fellow and a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction...
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Lessons the Hard Way: Conservation Experiments with Black Bears

Lessons the Hard Way: Conservation Experiments with Black Bears | Garry Rogers | Scoop.it
Along the floodplains where the White River of Arkansas meets the mighty Mississippi, lies one of the largest tracts of bottomland hardwood forests remaining anywhere in North America.
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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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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The Spooky Truth About Bats - Defenders Blog

The Spooky Truth About Bats - Defenders Blog | Garry Rogers | 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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