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AllAfrica.com
ICGLR Concludes Gender Equality Training WorkshopThe Minister of State in charge of Mining at the ministry of Natural Resources,
ICGLR Concludes Gender Equality Training Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Minister of State in charge of Mining at the ministry of Natural Resources, Evode Imena, has urged member states of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) to ensure gender equality in the mining sector. Imena was speaking... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Some serious monkey businessAt sunrise, a troop of long-tailed macaques forages in the mangroves in Bang Kh
Some serious monkey business
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
At sunrise, a troop of long-tailed macaques forages in the mangroves in Bang Khunthian district, as they have been doing for years. These animals are no doubt aware of the disappearing forest and the incursion of sealed roads as they scavenge among... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury police forced to put down injured bearAnother day, another bear story. It was another sad ending, too, although in t
Sudbury police forced to put down injured bear
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Another day, another bear story. It was another sad ending, too, although in this case the dispatching of a bruin by police at least had a compassionate angle, as the animal was hobbled by injuries. Police received a call just after 10 a.m.... Read more
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FOX News
Why US must keep a close eye on Russia's plans for the Arctic“The North Pole is Ours!” read the headline of Rossiiskaya Gazeta -- the Russia
Why US must keep a close eye on Russia's plans for the Arctic
FOX News / Posted yesterday
“The North Pole is Ours!” read the headline of Rossiiskaya Gazeta -- the Russian government daily newspaper of record -- on May 20. In today’s circumstances of heightened tensions with the West, Vladimir Putin needs victories, which may also make the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury police shoot wounded bearGreater Sudbury Police officers have been forced to shot another bear. In a re
Sudbury police shoot wounded bear
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Greater Sudbury Police officers have been forced to shot another bear. In a release, police said officers got a call about 10 a.m. Friday from a New Sudbury resident about "a bear that was possibly injured had crawled underneath a deck at her... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury column: I respect, not fear natureDot Klein, Guest Columnist What are we teaching our children by screaming at t
Sudbury column: I respect, not fear nature
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Dot Klein, Guest Columnist What are we teaching our children by screaming at the sight of a bear? What are we teaching our children when we pull out a gun and shoot an animal foraging for food that we have thrown away carelessly? What are we... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Bear issue needs common senseOn Aug. 7, a guest columnist actually applauded the suffering of an illegally,
Bear issue needs common sense
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 7, a guest columnist actually applauded the suffering of an illegally, dispatched bear and then went on to promote something even worse -- the use of poisoned bait. This suggestion endangers other wildlife, family pets and children, too.... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Lonely view from abovePATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Over the past week, several readers have cont
Lonely view from above
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Over the past week, several readers have contacted the Packet & Times about an osprey nest on Woodland Drive, near the Orillia and Oro-Medonte Township border, that had fallen from its perch above a hydro pole. This... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Landfill getting a touch upINNISFIL - Short term pain for long-term gain. That’s how Rob McCullough, dire
Landfill getting a touch up
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
INNISFIL - Short term pain for long-term gain. That’s how Rob McCullough, director of Solid Waste Management with the County of Simcoe, described during a recent open house, the plans for cleaning up Landfill Site 56 – a 1.1 hectare strip of land,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Spring bear hunt debate beginsWhile the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry isn't saying yet what shap
Spring bear hunt debate begins
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
While the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry isn't saying yet what shape, if any, a spring bear hunt will take next year, it certainly isn't arguing with a think tank's position that a fully revived hunt would goose the Northern... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Dora Bebamash keeps basket weaving tradition alive – Manitoulin ExpositorM’CHIGEENG—First Nation people having been making baskets for everyday use for
Dora Bebamash keeps basket weaving tradition alive – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
M’CHIGEENG—First Nation people having been making baskets for everyday use for hundreds of years. Here on Manitoulin, Dora Bebamash of M’Chigeeng has been keeping the tradition alive through a lot of hard work and a love of the process. Preparation... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Providence Bay phragmites assault planned to defend contentious thistle – Manitoulin ExpositorPROVIDENCE BAY—Local conservationists, business and resort owners have expresse
Providence Bay phragmites assault planned to defend contentious thistle – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
PROVIDENCE BAY—Local conservationists, business and resort owners have expressed strong concern about the impact that phragmites pose to the Island’s signature beach at Providence Bay (many of whose letters are regularly featured in the comment pages... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Consultants hired to oversee zoning reviewThe long road leading to new land-use policies on Hastings Drive in Long Point
Consultants hired to oversee zoning review
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 4 days ago
The long road leading to new land-use policies on Hastings Drive in Long Point begins with a public meeting next month in St. Williams. The London-Kitchener consulting firm MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Ltd. has been hired to oversee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Number of Retirementage Tutors Worries College ManagementArusha — Tutors and other members of staff at Olmotonyi Forestry Training Insti
Number of Retirementage Tutors Worries College Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Arusha — Tutors and other members of staff at Olmotonyi Forestry Training Institute in Arusha are rapidly aging, leaving a vast vacuum of workers at the stateowned college. The remarks were made by the college management to the Deputy Permanent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Addresses Kili Porters ExploitationThe government has started to take action on problems facing porters and tour g
Govt Addresses Kili Porters Exploitation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The government has started to take action on problems facing porters and tour guides on Mt. Kilimanjaro by assuring them they would be paid for their hard labour. The secretary of the Tanzania Tour Guides Association (TTGA) James Mong'ateko told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanapa Projects 500,000 Domestic Tourists in Six MonthsMoshi — The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has initiated a six-month campaign
Tanapa Projects 500,000 Domestic Tourists in Six Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Moshi — The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has initiated a six-month campaign through which it targets 500,000 clients in domestic tourism. Speaking here over the weekend when addressing tourism wardens from Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA),... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Panda cub’s well, Liang Liang’s appetite improvesKUALA LUMPUR: Giant panda Liang Liang’s appetite seems to have improved five da
Panda cub’s well, Liang Liang’s appetite improves
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Giant panda Liang Liang’s appetite seems to have improved five days after giving birth to her cub, compared to her lack of appetite immediately after the event. Deputy president of the National Zoo, Rosly@Rahmat Ahmat Lana said... Read more
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The Star
Panda cub well, Liang Liang's appetite improvesKUALA LUMPUR: Giant panda Liang Liang's appetite seems to have improved five da
Panda cub well, Liang Liang's appetite improves
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Giant panda Liang Liang's appetite seems to have improved five days after giving birth to her cub. Deputy president of the National Zoo, Rosly @ Rahmat Ahmat Lana, said Liang Liang ate 2.5kg of bamboo shoots and two carrots compared to... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Cubs caught, another at large after mother shotMinistry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff said a black bear cub trapped
Cubs caught, another at large after mother shot
The Sudbury Star / Posted 8 days ago
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff said a black bear cub trapped in the south end of Sudbury Thursday may have been the same one orphaned earlier this month when a mother bear and cub were shot by Greater Sudbury Police after breaking... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Bring back spring bear hunt on trial basis: ReportReintroducing the spring bear hunt could puts millions back into the hands of N
Bring back spring bear hunt on trial basis: Report
The Sudbury Star / Posted 8 days ago
Reintroducing the spring bear hunt could puts millions back into the hands of Northern Ontario communities, a new report released Friday by a Northern think tank says. As a result, the Northern Policy Institute is recommending the provincial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Seen Blooming Despite Bad PressTHE government has stepped up efforts to contain wildlife poaching and remains
Tourism Seen Blooming Despite Bad Press
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
THE government has stepped up efforts to contain wildlife poaching and remains upbeat that damning reports about the vice by international media organisations will not deter growth prospects of the tourism industry. The Permanent Secretary in the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury police forced to shoot another bearGreater Sudbury Police officers were forced to shoot a mother bear Thursday aft
Sudbury police forced to shoot another bear
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 days ago
Greater Sudbury Police officers were forced to shoot a mother bear Thursday afternoon at Camp Sudaca. The shooting left three cubs orphaned. Two of the cubs were caught, while the search is on for the third. In a release, police said officers got... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Hosts Regional Workshop On Climate Change MitigationThe Ministry of Natural Resources is hosting a 3-day workshop on the regional U
Rwanda Hosts Regional Workshop On Climate Change Mitigation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Natural Resources is hosting a 3-day workshop on the regional United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) focusing on nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs). The workshop meeting that was co-organized by... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Success! Three baby piping plovers fly from SaubleSauble Beach’s so-called “Plover Lovers” believe three of the endangered shoreb
Success! Three baby piping plovers fly from Sauble
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 9 days ago
Sauble Beach’s so-called “Plover Lovers” believe three of the endangered shorebirds that hatched on the beach this year successfully fledged and are now en route to their winter home in the southern United States. While the group of volunteers had... Read more
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PhysOrg
Malaysia announces sweeping new protections for orangutansOrangutan with baby. Credit: Daniel Kong The Chief Minister of the Malaysian st
Malaysia announces sweeping new protections for orangutans
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Orangutan with baby. Credit: Daniel Kong The Chief Minister of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, Tan Sri Haji Adenan Bin Satem, issued a video statement which highlights his intention protect orangutans and other fauna and flora located in this... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ministry bids for 56 projects worth RM2.1 blnAdenan (centre) and Wan Junaidi are seen shaking hands after the meeting while
Ministry bids for 56 projects worth RM2.1 bln
The Borneo Post / Posted 11 days ago
Adenan (centre) and Wan Junaidi are seen shaking hands after the meeting while Hamim (second left), Assistant Minister of Environment Datuk Len Talif Salleh (fifth left) and others look on. KUCHING: The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment... Read more
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Zawya
Iraqi Kurdistan says oil pipeline sabotage cost it $501 mlnOil & GasUPDATE 1-Iraqi Kurdistan says oil pipeline sabotage cost it $501 mln (Adds det
Iraqi Kurdistan says oil pipeline sabotage cost it $501 mlnOil & Gas
Zawya / Posted 11 days ago
UPDATE 1-Iraqi Kurdistan says oil pipeline sabotage cost it $501 mln (Adds detail, context) ERBIL, Iraq, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Repeated sabotage by "organised gangs" of the oil pipeline from northern Iraq to Turkey has cost the autonomous Kurdistan... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Plans for Quarry Lake under fireA recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has
Plans for Quarry Lake under fire
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 11 days ago
A recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has Oxford County residents and politicians gearing up for a fight. Carmeuse Lime and Stone will now be allowed to discharge industrial sewage into the West Quarry Pond,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Are artificial reefs benefitting Great Lakes?But it's uncertain whether they've been as successful as hoped in achieving tho
Are artificial reefs benefitting Great Lakes?
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
But it's uncertain whether they've been as successful as hoped in achieving those goals, according to a new study by scientists at the U.S. Geological Service's Great Lakes Science Center in Ann Arbor. The problem is a shortage of long-term... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Hosts Continental Workshop On Climate ChangeStarting today, Rwanda will be hosting the United Nations Framework Convention
Rwanda Hosts Continental Workshop On Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Starting today, Rwanda will be hosting the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) workshop, that aims at strengthening Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAS) as a tool for pre-2020 and post-2020 climate change... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bass hotspotMALLORYTOWN, Ontario — Smallmouth bass anglers in Eastern Pennsylvania have lon
Bass hotspot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
MALLORYTOWN, Ontario — Smallmouth bass anglers in Eastern Pennsylvania have long had the best of times with the Juniata and Susquehanna rivers being located for the most fortunate just miles away and a trip north on Interstate 81 to the 1000 Islands... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Bass hotspotMALLORYTOWN, Ontario — Smallmouth bass anglers in Eastern Pennsylvania have lon
Bass hotspot
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
MALLORYTOWN, Ontario — Smallmouth bass anglers in Eastern Pennsylvania have long had the best of times with the Juniata and Susquehanna rivers being located for the most fortunate just miles away and a trip north on Interstate 81 to the 1000 Islands... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Carp barrier installed in Isaac LakeThe Isaac Lake watershed is being protected from the advance of Common Carp by
Carp barrier installed in Isaac Lake
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 15 days ago
The Isaac Lake watershed is being protected from the advance of Common Carp by way of a new steel barrier manufactured and installed by students of a Peninsula Shores District School manufacturing class. The Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, and... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Asian Carp barrier installed in Isaac LakeThe Isaac Lake watershed is being protected from the advance of Asian Carp by w
Asian Carp barrier installed in Isaac Lake
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Isaac Lake watershed is being protected from the advance of Asian Carp by way of a new steel barrier manufactured and installed by students of a Peninsula Shores District School manufacturing class. Asian Carp were reportedly confirmed in Isaac... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Special dogs could ease Sudbury's bear problemAs local wildlife officials baited traps Thursday in the hope of capturing two
Special dogs could ease Sudbury's bear problem
The Sudbury Star / Posted 16 days ago
As local wildlife officials baited traps Thursday in the hope of capturing two furry foundlings, a Timmins ecologist and canine enthusiast was recommending the use of dogs to chase unwanted bears out of backyards and bush camps. Heather Pridham,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Whale watchCampaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde
Whale watch
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Campaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde's whale to the conserved species list Creating Awareness As part of the "I'm You" exhibition, which continues until Sunday at Hof Art Space, there's underwater footage... Read more
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Timmins Times
Bear bylaw recommended for Timminslen.gillis@sunmedia.ca It is possible Timmins residents could be faced with so
Bear bylaw recommended for Timmins
Timmins Times / Posted 16 days ago
len.gillis@sunmedia.ca It is possible Timmins residents could be faced with some new bylaws, backed by tickets and fines, aimed at people who feed wild animals and who leave “attractants” around their homes that make black bears come around. There... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmentalist Wants More Efforts to End Use of Forestry ProductsMoshi — Environmental stakeholders in Kilimanjaro Region have been warned that
Environmentalist Wants More Efforts to End Use of Forestry Products
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Moshi — Environmental stakeholders in Kilimanjaro Region have been warned that they are not doing enough to avoid use of forestry products for fuel, hence concerted efforts are needed to realise that goal. A leading conservation expert and retired... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Search on for orphaned cubs in SudburyNatural resources and wildlife rehab staff are still on the lookout for two cub
Search on for orphaned cubs in Sudbury
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
Natural resources and wildlife rehab staff are still on the lookout for two cubs that were likely orphaned when a mother and a single cub were shot by police in the city's south end on Monday. "To the best of my knowledge they have not been trapped... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'We can do better' - GelinasRyan Byrne, For The Sudbury If you have lived in Northern Ontario for any leng
'We can do better' - Gelinas
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
Ryan Byrne, For The Sudbury If you have lived in Northern Ontario for any length of time, it is hard to argue that there isn't a bear problem. How best to deal with that problem depends on who you ask, but as it stands one of the main ways of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury PoV: Bear problem gets bare effortSome people in Sudbury are prepared to poke the bear. Literally. Last week, Gr
Sudbury PoV: Bear problem gets bare effort
The Sudbury Star / Posted 17 days ago
Some people in Sudbury are prepared to poke the bear. Literally. Last week, Greater Sudbury Police officers felt compelled to release a statement advising people, in effect, to not poke the bear. Officers said people are taking "matters into their... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Bears looking for alternative food due to berry shortage – Manitoulin ExpositorSUDBURY–Parts of Ontario are experiencing shortages of natural food sources for
Bears looking for alternative food due to berry shortage – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
SUDBURY–Parts of Ontario are experiencing shortages of natural food sources for bears. Sudbury is experiencing berry crop shortage. Human-bear activity is directly related to the availability of natural foods. Given the current food situation, the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury council confronts bear crisis"Certainly timely." That's how Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry dist
Sudbury council confronts bear crisis
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
"Certainly timely." That's how Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry district manager Trevor Griffin characterized the discussion on problem bears that kicked off Tuesday's meeting of Greater Sudbury council. Within the previous 24 hours,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Return park to its rightful owners(Re: 'Park back in business; Springwater' in the July 10 edition of the Examine
Return park to its rightful owners
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
(Re: 'Park back in business; Springwater' in the July 10 edition of the Examiner) On April 1, 2013 the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) closed Springwater Park by locking the gates. When the MNR locked these gates, Tracy Mill, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Tout Green InvestmentsPRIVATE and public sectors should work together in protecting natural forests s
Experts Tout Green Investments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
PRIVATE and public sectors should work together in protecting natural forests so that the country can save over 175m/- loss per annum, tame climate change and benefit from global carbon trading. Carbon Tanzania Limited spokesman, Mr Jo Andersen and... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Two south end bears dispatched by policeTwo more bears were shot and killed by Sudbury police officers late Monday afte
Two south end bears dispatched by police
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 days ago
Two more bears were shot and killed by Sudbury police officers late Monday after a complaint was fielded regarding a vacant home being ransacked by a bruin in the city’s south end. Shortly after 11 p.m., officers attended a residence on Muriel... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Police shoot big bear in New SudburyA large, wounded bear was dispatched late Monday afternoon in New Sudbury by po
Police shoot big bear in New Sudbury
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 days ago
A large, wounded bear was dispatched late Monday afternoon in New Sudbury by police. "We received the call shortly before 3 p.m. and the animal was dispatched shortly after 4 p.m.," said Staff-Sgt. Guy Renaud. "It was snapping and displaying... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sign wars underway in Lambton ShoresNew First Nations signage laying claim to an Ipperwash Beach parking lot has le
Sign wars underway in Lambton Shores
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 days ago
New First Nations signage laying claim to an Ipperwash Beach parking lot has left some residents and municipal officials on edge in Lambton Shores. A group of people, who identified themselves as from Stony Point First Nation, erected a large... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cobourg offers tips on avoiding coyotesThe Town of Cobourg would like to remind citizens that there are ways to reduce
Cobourg offers tips on avoiding coyotes
Northumberland Today / Posted 19 days ago
The Town of Cobourg would like to remind citizens that there are ways to reduce interactions with coyotes and other wildlife. With recent reports of numerous cats killed and missing in the James-Chapel Street area, the town has issued a press... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poaching Undercuts African TourismAfrica's ongoing poaching crisis is responsible for the killing of tens of thou
Poaching Undercuts African Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Africa's ongoing poaching crisis is responsible for the killing of tens of thousands of elephants, giraffes, and other animals every year writes JOHN R. PLATT. That's the word from Tanzania, where Adelhem Meru, the country's permanent secretary in... Read more
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