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Controversy grows as first desert elephant shot

Controversy grows as first desert elephant shot | My Passions...All things with 4 Feet | Scoop.it
News that Namibia has just followed through on killing the first of the Namibian desert elephants is causing an outcry.

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, June 23, 2014 12:26 PM

Grrr! Shame on you!

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The strange story of the teddy bear, and what it reveals about our relationship to animals

The strange story of the teddy bear, and what it reveals about our relationship to animals | My Passions...All things with 4 Feet | Scoop.it
In 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt legendarily spared the life of a black bear -- and prompted a plush toy craze for so-called "teddy bears." Writer Jon Mooallem digs into this story and asks us to consider how the tales we tell about wild animals have real consequences for a species' chance of survival -- and the natural world at large.

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, May 28, 2014 11:40 AM

Definitely worth watching... really hooked on TED Talks

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10 Vegetables That Can Substitute for Meat

10 Vegetables That Can Substitute for Meat | My Passions...All things with 4 Feet | Scoop.it
Pretty much anything you used to eat can be made with plant-based ingredients – even really meaty dishes like burgers, meatballs, and Buffalo wings. Get your veg on with these 10 substitutes.

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Report: Asian, African Countries Failing to Control Illegal Wildlife Trade :: ANNAMITICUS

Report: Asian, African Countries Failing to Control Illegal Wildlife Trade :: ANNAMITICUS | My Passions...All things with 4 Feet | Scoop.it

A "wildlife crime scorecard" released by WWF reveals that laws prohibiting commercial trade in rhinos, tigers, and elephants remain poorly enforced throughout Asia and Africa.


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