Monthly Archives: June 2013

Climate Change Is Redefining How We Think About Endangered Species

Habitat Loss Gaining Momentum The forces of climate change are redefining what it means for a species to be endangered, according to a new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE. The wide-ranging study from the International Union for … Continue reading

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Congress Questioning Wild Horse Policies

More Wild Horses In Captivity Than Wild Thirty U.S. representatives urged new U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday to make a priority out of reforming the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has … Continue reading

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U.S. Tracking Environmental Groups As “Domestic Extremists”

Anti-Government Activism Suppressed Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants. New … Continue reading

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Rhino Farms Secretly Developed in China?

150 Live Rhinos Imported Since 2007 To Populate Wildlife Park A Chinese company is reportedly making a second attempt at establishing a rhino farm in the country to harvest horn. Such a move is one way for China to get … Continue reading

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Elephant Tusks Burned In Philippines

Protest Against Ivory Trade The Philippines government will crush and burn some US $10 million worth of seized elephant tusks to show the country’s support for the global campaign to end the illegal trade of wildlife species. The five tons … Continue reading

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Google Supports Rhino Conservation

Searching For Wildlife Conservation Solutions A project created by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) that uses Raspberry Pi computers to curb the illegal poaching of rhinos in Kenya has been rewarded with a £500,000 prize from Google. The Global … Continue reading

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