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Wolf from Brookfield Zoo sent to New Mexico to be prepared for release - Chicago Tribune

Wolf from Brookfield Zoo sent to New Mexico to be prepared for release - Chicago Tribune | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Ernesta, a wolf from the Brookfield Zoo, has been shipped to a refuge in New Mexico and may be released into the wild. There are only 58 Mexican gray wolves living in the wild in New Mexico and Arizona

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Who was the first man to reach the North Pole

Who was the first man to reach the North Pole | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
So shrouded in mystery is the Arctic that even at the turn of the century the home of the Alaskan Inupiat and the Inuits of Greenland, was one of the last uncharted territories on Earth. Since 325BC,
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11 stunning images of Arctic wildlife

11 stunning images of Arctic wildlife | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
From Arctic fox to Atlantic puffin to orca to polar bear.
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Antarctic fur seals, flamingos and vine snakes are among the pick of this week's images from the natural world
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Oregon's wolf OR-7: Fresh photos confirm pack has at least 3 pups

Oregon's wolf OR-7: Fresh photos confirm pack has at least 3 pups | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Photos this month captured two big-footed gray pups, following photos last month that also confirmed a black pup. There could be more, too. The photos indicate the pack is thriving.
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White Wolf: Incredibly Realistic Baby Animal Toys By Lee Cross (PHOTOS)

White Wolf: Incredibly Realistic Baby Animal Toys By Lee Cross (PHOTOS) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands.Find beautiful Videos creations, photographie,wolf wisdom,quotes,wolf poetry,native american legends.
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Judge rules Beringia bearded seals improperly listed as threatened

Judge rules Beringia bearded seals improperly listed as threatened | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Alaska's bearded seals, animals with distinctive whiskers and a penchant for floating alone on pieces of drifting Arctic sea ice, were improperly granted threatened-species status in 2012 by the federal government, a judge ruled Friday 
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Antarctic fur seals, once hunted to near extinction, now face climate threat

Antarctic fur seals, once hunted to near extinction, now face climate threat | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Antarctic fur seals, a conservation success story, now aren't getting enough to eat. A new study links the decline of the seals to a drop in the krill population, caused by warming oceans.
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The Five Myths (and Truths) About Plastic Pollution in Our Ocean

The Five Myths  (and Truths) About Plastic Pollution in Our Ocean | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
As the Director of Ocean Conservancy’s Trash Free Seas Program, I’ve had the opportunity to meet people who care about the ocean and are making a difference for the communities that depend on it. H...
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Massachusetts Takes a Step Forward For Sharks

Massachusetts Takes a Step Forward For Sharks | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This week, Massachusetts became the ninth state to regulate the trade of shark fins within their state borders—an important step forward in the fight for global shark conservation. Governor Deval Patr
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DNR to issue more wolf-hunting licenses, allow more animals to be bagged

DNR to issue more wolf-hunting licenses, allow more animals to be bagged | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Minnesota is making more licenses available for its third year of wolf hunting than it did last year — but still far fewer than in the inaugural season — and it’s increasing the number of wolves that can be taken
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Oregon Congressman seeks wolf buffer around Yellowstone

Oregon Congressman seeks wolf buffer around Yellowstone | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
WILDLIFE -- An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone...
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Why the Monkeys of Mauritius Need Your Help NOW

Why the Monkeys of Mauritius Need Your Help NOW | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Beyond the white sandy beaches and pristine ocean waters, Mauritius is hiding a dark secret. Thousands of monkeys on the island are being bred for the sole purpose of exporting for animal testing. See what you can do to stop this cruel practice.
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Wildlife Extra News - CITES list of shame reaches almost 20 countries

Wildlife Extra News - CITES list of shame reaches almost 20 countries | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

Eleven more countries have been added to CITES original list of eight countries they have highlighted as needing to do more to protect elephants and end the illegal ivory trade crossing into their borders.

 

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Whaling logbooks could hold key to retreating Arctic ice fronts

Whaling logbooks could hold key to retreating Arctic ice fronts | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

ICE fronts from the early 19th century were far more advanced around the Arctic than they are today, researchers analysing whalers’ log books from this time have discovered.

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Migrating Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Compass to Cut Through Clouds

Migrating Monarch Butterflies Use Magnetic Compass to Cut Through Clouds | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
When monarch butterflies wing their way south to central Mexico each fall, they use the sun to ensure that they stay on course. But how they head in the right d
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Opposing the Horrific Depravity of Senseless Slaughter in the Faroe Islands - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Opposing the Horrific Depravity of Senseless Slaughter in the Faroe Islands - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it

It has been 46 days that Sea Shepherd volunteers have been in the Danish Protectorate of the Faroe Islands.No whales have been murdered during this time.

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The Amazing Journey and Sad End of Wolf 314F (UPDATE)

The Amazing Journey and Sad End of Wolf 314F (UPDATE) | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
July 26, 2014 This little Mill Creek Pack wolf was another casualty of the war on wolves. === UPDATE: October 16, 2012 I posted this story in October 2009 about an amazing little Mill Creek Pack wo...
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Research could suffer if whales banned from aquarium, report finds

Research could suffer if whales banned from aquarium, report finds | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
University of California veterinarians delivered the report ahead of a park board captivity discussion.
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Call for action after entanglement deaths of critically-endangered seals

Call for action after entanglement deaths of critically-endangered seals | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The conservation group WWF Finland is urging the Ministry of Agriculture to move quickly to further restrict net fishing in Lake Saimaa to protect the few remaining endemic seals.
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Her Child Was Torn From Her Body. It's Almost Impossible To View These Images

Her Child Was Torn From Her Body. It's Almost Impossible To View These Images | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
This story is quite disturbing.
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Eleven Florida Lawmakers Urge President Obama to Reconsider Approval for Seismic Airgun Testing

Eleven Florida Lawmakers Urge President Obama to Reconsider Approval for Seismic Airgun Testing | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
When the Obama Administration came out in support of oil and gas exploration off the Atlantic Coast last Friday, they caused quite the reaction among lawmakers, environmentalists, and citizens along t
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Krill loss could be 'catastrophic' for polar food chain - Futurity

Krill loss could be 'catastrophic' for polar food chain - Futurity | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Changes in the rapidly warming Western Antarctic Peninsula have the potential to affect the food chain—from single-cell organisms to the humpback whale.
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Remembering Jewel...Phantom Hill Wolf Pack Female B445...Shot Dead

Remembering Jewel...Phantom Hill Wolf Pack Female B445...Shot Dead | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
"Jewel" - Phantom Hill Wolf pack member B445 July 24, 2014 Here is another tragic story of a young Idaho wolf, cut down before she had a chance to live.  I'll continue to  repost  these stories the...
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Talk Box: OR-7 is Reproducing in Southern Oregon

Talk Box: OR-7 is Reproducing in Southern Oregon | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Sean Stevens, Executive Director for Oregon Wild, joins us to talk about Oregon wolf OR-7. It's been discovered that the wolf has found a mate and is breeding in Southern Oregon.
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Beavers Versus Old Growth: The Tough Reality of Conservation

Beavers Versus Old Growth: The Tough Reality of Conservation | Oceans and Wildlife | Scoop.it
If ecologically important but abundant native beavers threaten ecologically important but imperiled old growth hemlocks, what should conservationists do? Leave it to beaver? Or save the hemlocks?
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