There are no more than 100 Sumatran Rhinos left in the wild. To say they are critically endangered is an understatement. The Cincinnati Zoo has been the world leader in successful captive breeding ...
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Hi all As you know I have my MCM project which last month kicked off with some articles about Wolf Haven International, A great organization that stands up for these great animals. This month I was...
It is a long read worth the time.
(CNN) -- It is easy to criticize zoos and aquariums when healthy animals are culled, particularly when they are from endangered species. It's not always easy to understand the logic behind such a d...
Frustration comes from the lack of concern by the scientific, planning, and management institutions for nature conservation. Instead of admitting that we are in the midst of an emergency and dropping other projects until we stabilize things, the science establishment continues to encourage research on genetics, energy, and outer space. Look around people!
A major oil company is looking to pump toxic tar sands oil through aging pipelines along the east coast of the United States, threatening to pollute the water supply of local wildlife. Help protect critical habitats by urging government officials to say no to tar sands.
In recent decades the state allowed logging — with restrictions — on the plateau above the Snohomish County hillside that collapsed in last weekend’s deadly mudslide.
Land-use management by government agencies responsible for caring for the land is too focused on harvest and politics to be efficient. The Snohomish slide might have been prevented by good management and rigorous housing development controls. Instead, it is is an example of poor management that led to harm for our species as well as others.
Richard Flavell promotes the view that observation-driven studies have a place in science.
Observation is the foundation of nature conservation. Without it, science divorced from reality can progress even while species die.
A Washington County poaching spree during the fall of 2012 that left more than a dozen deer and three domestic cows dead has come to light, and the four defendants convicted of the poaching crimes must now pay more than $24,000 in fines and penalties.
A Citizens Against Poaching (CAP) call started it all.