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White Wolf: Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

White Wolf: Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Few things distract our nation like the selection of its leader. But while we were obsessing over polls, swing states and Paul Ryan's workout photos, the calculus that determines the future of life on Earth only got grimmer.

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Of hungry badgers and hidden worms

Of hungry badgers and hidden worms | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Country diary: Old Warden, Bedfordshire In this parched landscape it was clear the hedgerow fruit had not ripened a moment too soon for the badgers
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Countdown to another brutal killing season

Countdown to another brutal killing season | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
With just a couple of weeks remaining before September 1 and the beginning of a new season of slaughter in the Japanese town of Taiji, the figures for this year's drive hunt quota have been released. As the picture above indicates, the aim is to catch 1,820 dolphins and small whales from seven different species.…
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NunatsiaqOnline 2016-08-22: NEWS: After months of planning, Igloolik hunters get their bowhead

NunatsiaqOnline 2016-08-22: NEWS: After months of planning, Igloolik hunters get their bowhead | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Months of planning and five days of hunting on the sea came to a head Aug. 20, when about two dozen Igloolik hunters bore down on a 27-foot bowhead whale.
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Climate urgency: we've locked in more global warming than people realize | Dana Nuccitelli

Climate urgency: we've locked in more global warming than people realize | Dana Nuccitelli | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Dana Nuccitelli: Today’s carbon pollution will have climate consequences for centuries to come. We’re in the midst of a critical decade
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Florida to create new bird sanctuaries

Florida to create new bird sanctuaries | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Florida's wildlife agency proposes to designate small sanctuaries for roseate spoonbills, reddish egrets, blue herons, brown pelicans, black skimmers and many more water birds that are synonymous with Florida's wild side.
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Firefighters Make A Dramatic Rescue When A Mother Cat Loses Her 8 Kittens In A Storm Drain

Firefighters Make A Dramatic Rescue When A Mother Cat Loses Her 8 Kittens In A Storm Drain | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Any mother will tell you that losing her children would cause her distress. Animals are no different and will stick by their young if they know they are hurt. 

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Jane Goodall: ‘Human Population Growth’ the Biggest Threat to Chimpanzees

Jane Goodall: ‘Human Population Growth’ the Biggest Threat to Chimpanzees | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Humans pose the greatest threat to chimpanzees, renowned British primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall said Thursday during an event at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
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Circus draws animal rights protestors

Circus draws animal rights protestors | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A large billboard reading “Circus: No fun for animals” can be seen on Niagara Street in Welland near the Niagara Regional Exhibition Grounds. The organization Niagara Action for Animals erected the sign to bring awareness to the use and abuse of animals in the circus.
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Why are dead hammerhead sharks washing up on Florida beaches?

Why are dead hammerhead sharks washing up on Florida beaches? | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Hammerhead sharks are washing up dead on Florida beaches, and marine researchers say fishermen may be to blame.
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Sea snails could save Great Barrier Reef from starfish - BBC News

Sea snails could save Great Barrier Reef from starfish - BBC News | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Australian researchers are investigating if the scent of giant sea snails could help repel millions of coral-eating starfish from the Great Barrier Reef.
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Adidas's New Ocean Plastic Shoes Are Just The Beginning

Adidas's New Ocean Plastic Shoes Are Just The Beginning | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Now that they've mastered the recycling process enough to make footwear, expect to see a lot of clothes that were formerly ocean plastic.
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How and why unsupervised help for stranded animals can do more harm than good

How and why unsupervised help for stranded animals can do more harm than good | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As tourists and residents here on Cape Cod celebrate the last few weeks of prime beach days, the International Fund for Animal Welfare wants to remind you that the threat of marine mammal strandings on the beach is still great.
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Dream Job in the Arctic? Aurora Borealis Watch

Dream Job in the Arctic? Aurora Borealis Watch | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Arctic SnowHotel has a vacancy for a person whose task is to scan the sky all night long in Finnish Lapland.
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Taiji fishermen worried Sea Shepherd's settlement means more trouble for them - The Mainichi

Taiji fishermen worried Sea Shepherd's settlement means more trouble for them - The Mainichi | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
TAIJI, Wakayama -- An announcement by Japan's Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) Aug. 23 that the U.S.-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society had reached a court-mediated settlement in a U.S. federal district court that permanently bans the conservationist group from obstructing the activities of Japan's
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Breathtaking dawn finally breaks in Antarctica

Breathtaking dawn finally breaks in Antarctica | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
After a long, chilly winter, the Kiwis down at Scott Base in Antarctica have finally seen their first sunrise in four months.
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Sea Shepherd will keep harassing Japanese whaling boats despite US court ruling

Sea Shepherd will keep harassing Japanese whaling boats despite US court ruling | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Conservation group says it is committed to upholding Australian federal court ruling banning the slaughter of whales in the Australian sanctuary
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California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity

California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Energy conservation is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about freeways jammed with idling vehicles. Bu
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Yellowstone fish deaths: 183 miles of river closed to halt spread of parasite

Yellowstone fish deaths: 183 miles of river closed to halt spread of parasite | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Ban on all fishing, rafting and other river activities in the US river will remain until fish stop dying, say officials
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Orangutans 'will be extinct within 10 years'

Orangutans 'will be extinct within 10 years' | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Orangutans will be extinct from the planet within 10 years unless action is taken to preserve forests in Indonesia and Malaysia where they live, a conservation charity has warned. 

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A bird's eye view of nature: Aerial photographs of wildlife from above

A bird's eye view of nature: Aerial photographs of wildlife from above | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Photographer Michael Poliza, 58, captured these unique images from the air across various places in Africa including Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, over more than a decade.
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Elephant Refuge Center Pulls Out Of Florida

Elephant Refuge Center Pulls Out Of Florida | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
An elephant refuge company says will they no longer do business in Florida.
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Shark Hatchlings in Vegas Named After Olympic Swimmers - Azula

Shark Hatchlings in Vegas Named After Olympic Swimmers - Azula | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum paid tribute to U.S. Olympians in the most adorable way: by naming their banded bamboo sharks after them.
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Root Canal: SeaWorld Gets Drilled In New Killer Whale Teeth Report

Root Canal: SeaWorld Gets Drilled In New Killer Whale Teeth Report | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
SeaWorld’s CEO Joel Manby has been all smiles since he and Wayne Pacelle, CEO of The Humane Society of the United States announced that thei
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Long-finned Pilot Whale

Long-finned Pilot Whale | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Long-finned Pilot Whales are active predators that eat mostly squid, including relatively large-bodied species.  They will also eat bony fishes when they are common.  

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A Robot Buoy That Saves Whales From Boat Strikes

A Robot Buoy That Saves Whales From Boat Strikes | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
A new surveillance system off the coast of New York aims to help keep the creatures out of harm’s way.
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