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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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Godfather Of Illegal Wildlife Sheltered In Laos

Wildlife Trader Untouchable In Southeast Asia On an obscure and bumpy dirt road not far from the banks of the Mekong River, the compound of Vixay Keosavang stands out for its iron gates and cinder-block walls topped with barbed wire, … Continue reading

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Unmanned Planes Take Flight In War Against Wildlife Poachers

Poachers Targeted By Drones In 2012, 688 rhinos were killed illegally across Africa just for their horns. Meanwhile, thousands of elephants were killed by poachers just for their tusks. And rangers trying to defend this land and these creatures also … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Fueling Climate Change

Rainforests Destroyed To Make Palm Oil Plantations Palm oil is derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree, it contributes to the economic development of the producing countries and to the deadly diets of millions of people around the … Continue reading

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