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Wolves should not be removed from endangered species list until fully, truly recovered

Wolves should not be removed from endangered species list until fully, truly recovered | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Thank you for your (June 18) editorial, “Support delisting of wolves.” Although I am not a resident of your state, I have been through your state on many occasions on
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The Problem with 'Saving the Bees'

The Problem with 'Saving the Bees' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
By Sheila Colla I’ve been researching pollinator declines over the past decade. It has been encouraging and inspiring to see my chosen subject matter go from completely off the general public’s rad...
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It's Hard to Protect Arctic Mammals When We Don’t Know How Many Live There

It's Hard to Protect Arctic Mammals When We Don’t Know How Many Live There | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Only a handful of animal populations are well counted — leaving researchers in the dark about how threatened the others are
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Oregon Zoo releases hundreds of endangered butterflies

Oregon Zoo releases hundreds of endangered butterflies | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Zoo, along with biologists from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, released hundreds of endangered butterflies to the wild. In February, after a 7-month lo...
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Ethiopia to Burn Ivory Stockpile

Ethiopia to Burn Ivory Stockpile | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
On Friday, Ethiopia plans to destroy its entire stockpile of ivory—an estimated 6.1 tons of raw tusks, carvings, trinkets and jewelry—at the Gulele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa.
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21 Important Life Lessons You Can Learn From Elephants

21 Important Life Lessons You Can Learn From Elephants | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Elephants are one of the world's most brilliant creatures, and we could take a few tips from them.
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In South Africa, Ranchers Are Breeding Mutant Animals to Be Hunted

In South Africa, Ranchers Are Breeding Mutant Animals to Be Hunted | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Rich marksmen pay a premium to shoot “Frankenstein freaks of nature”
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Uganda microchips rhinos to fight poaching - CNN.com

Uganda microchips rhinos to fight poaching - CNN.com | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Uganda has begun microchipping its rhinos as part of a global effort to fight poaching and the illegal trade in rhino horn.
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Peacocks' tails make noises too low for humans to hear

Peacocks' tails make noises too low for humans to hear | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The tails of peacocks aren't just pretty to look at. They also make infrasound that humans can't hear
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Our humble hedgehog is disappearing fast

Our humble hedgehog is disappearing fast | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The much-loved species faces an uncertain future after a dramatic decline in numbers
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The one important way we completely undervalue river otters

The one important way we completely undervalue river otters | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
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How one photographer's foolishness is saving endangered wildlife

How one photographer's foolishness is saving endangered wildlife | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Morgan Heim took a flying leap to help the endangered fishing cat.
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European Countries Leading the Way Towards Clean Energy

European Countries Leading the Way Towards Clean Energy | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Climate change is happening, and it’s on track to spin out of control. Phasing out carbon pollution is one key piece of the puzzle, and it will require unprecedented teamwork from every nation on this planet.
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Endangered Orcas Could Get Critical Boost In Protections

Endangered Orcas Could Get Critical Boost In Protections | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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Zimbabwe Planning to Increase Its Sales of Baby Elephants, Sources Say

Zimbabwe Planning to Increase Its Sales of Baby Elephants, Sources Say | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe Planning to Increase Its Sales of Baby Elephants, Sources Say
Forcibly separating baby elephants from their mothers causes trauma impossible to contemplate.
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25 of the cutest bat species

25 of the cutest bat species | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Bats are crucial to diverse ecosystems across the globe, yet they are often vilified or feared. Let's take a moment to appreciate the adorable side of these little critters.
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Animals At 'Gunpoint' Posters Will Make You Rethink Your Next Purchase

Animals At 'Gunpoint' Posters Will Make You Rethink Your Next Purchase | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Surfrider Foundation Europe has a simple message about consumer culture: "You buy, the sea pays."

That's the motto behind a new ad campaign to combat the 5.25 trillion plastic particles currently polluting the oceans.

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Prince Charles calls for end to dumping of plastic in world's oceans

Prince Charles calls for end to dumping of plastic in world's oceans | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Prince tells marine environment conference he is horrified at the littering of the seas and haunted by photographs of seabirds killed by ingesting plastic
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Victory for lions as Australia announces ban on bringing animal trophies into country

Victory for lions as Australia announces ban on bringing animal trophies into country | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
HUNTERS who travel to Africa to shoot lions will no longer be able to bring their trophies home with them, following an import ban announced this evening.
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'They come, they photograph us, but they don’t help': why ecotourism in the Amazon shortchanges the locals

'They come, they photograph us, but they don’t help': why ecotourism in the Amazon shortchanges the locals | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Huaorani Ecolodge promises a unique and immersive cultural experience – but at the expense of the people who struggle to maintain a life in the rainforest
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'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists

'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
The Myanmar Jerdon's babbler was thought to have gone the way of the dodo—until scientists stumbled across it during a 2014 expedition.
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The 14 most amazing bodies of water on our planet

The 14 most amazing bodies of water on our planet | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
From a spring that bubbles like champagne to lakes that change colour, explore Earth's most beautiful bodies of water
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More snakes to join Burmese python on restricted list

More snakes to join Burmese python on restricted list | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are expected to make it illegal to import the popular boa constrictor and four other large, invasive snakes or sell them across state lines.
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Lib Dems pledge to drop plastic bag charge exemptions

Lib Dems pledge to drop plastic bag charge exemptions | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Nick Clegg says scrapping overly complicated exemptions to the upcoming 5p charge would remove an extra 3.5bn plastic bags from circulation and save small businesses £300m annually
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WWF applauds expulsion of non-reporting palm oil companies, action now needed on non-performer

WWF applauds expulsion of non-reporting palm oil companies,  action now needed on non-performer | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
15 companies and organizations expelled.
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Photographer captures the magnetism of 'Ancient Trees'

Photographer captures the magnetism of 'Ancient Trees' | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | Scoop.it
Looming sequoias, bulbous baobabs and gnarly bristlecone pines shine in new book.
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