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redOrbit
Spotted: Rare nautilus seen after three decadesA species of nautilus that has been called possibly “the rarest animal in the w
Spotted: Rare nautilus seen after three decades
redOrbit / Posted 2 hours ago
A species of nautilus that has been called possibly “the rarest animal in the world” has been found in the wild for the first time in 30 years, and as fate would have it, one of the biologists who spotted was also a member of the research team that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Want to hunt exotic African animals? Just go to TexasOPINION: Cecil the lion,Walter Palmer,trophy hunting Lena Masri says hunters
Want to hunt exotic African animals? Just go to Texas
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
OPINION: Cecil the lion,Walter Palmer,trophy hunting Lena Masri says hunters can legally kill threatened animals without ever leaving the US. If American dentist Walter Palmer - who may face... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in AlaskaThe extreme loss of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is forcing thousands o
Extreme Arctic sea ice melt forces thousands of walruses ashore in Alaska
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The extreme loss of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is forcing thousands of walruses to crowd ashore on a remote barrier island off Alaska, and threatening their survival. Barack Obama will be the first US president to visit the Alaskan Arctic... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The battle to protect Alaska’s great wildlife sanctuary | Rebecca SolnitAt midnight on 29 June, the sun was directly north and well above the hills. It
The battle to protect Alaska’s great wildlife sanctuary | Rebecca Solnit
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
At midnight on 29 June, the sun was directly north and well above the hills. It had not gone down since I arrived in the Arctic, three days earlier, and would not set for weeks. It rolled around the sky like a marble in a bowl, sometimes behind... Read more
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CNET
Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years laterWard is a biologist at the University of Washington who this July came across t
Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years later
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Ward is a biologist at the University of Washington who this July came across the Allonautilus scrobiculatus species of nautilus in the waters off Papua New Guinea after not having seen one for about three decades years. (That's just about the time... Read more
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Canberra Times
Cecil the lion: Zimbabwean charged over killingCecil the lion: Men in court Hwange: A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday charged a
Cecil the lion: Zimbabwean charged over killing
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Cecil the lion: Men in court Hwange: A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Rhino horns for sale in San Francisco's Chinatown despite crackdownCalifornia legislators aiming to pass more stringent regulations on the sale an
Rhino horns for sale in San Francisco's Chinatown despite crackdown
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
California legislators aiming to pass more stringent regulations on the sale and dissemination of ivory and rhinoceros horns received a boost last Friday when a San Francisco man pleaded guilty to selling an undercover federal agent two black... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
North Topsail leaders pursue more dredgingNORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WWAY) — North Topsail Beach Town leaders are trying to
North Topsail leaders pursue more dredging
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WWAY) — North Topsail Beach Town leaders are trying to find money to pay for the next beach re-nourishment project. The Town completed Phase One in 2013 which restored the northern 1.5 miles. Phase Five which restored the... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Smith: Potential high for a banner duck seasonThe past couple of years have been success stories for North American waterfowl
Smith: Potential high for a banner duck season
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The past couple of years have been success stories for North American waterfowl. More specifically, ducks. In fact duck numbers have increased the previous three years at an amazing percentage. There is even more good news. The US Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hunter Walter Palmer seen for 1st time after killing of Cecil the LionDentist who killed Cecil the Lion breaks cover: Walter Palmer spotted in Minnes
Hunter Walter Palmer seen for 1st time after killing of Cecil the Lion
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Dentist who killed Cecil the Lion breaks cover: Walter Palmer spotted in Minnesota for the first time since controversy erupted Palmer was seen in a red t-shirt and blue jeans in Eden Prairie on Sunday A security guard is now stationed at the front... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Shell gets approval to drill deeper offshore Alaska“Now that the required well control system is in place and can be deployed, She
Shell gets approval to drill deeper offshore Alaska
Offshore Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
“Now that the required well control system is in place and can be deployed, Shell will be allowed to explore into oil-bearing zones for Burger J, said Brian Salerno, BSEE director. “We will continue to monitor their work around the clock to ensure... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Volunteers needed for litter pickup event at Region 8 state parkCrowley’s Ridge State Park and the Greene County USDA are asking for volunteers
Volunteers needed for litter pickup event at Region 8 state park
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
Crowley’s Ridge State Park and the Greene County USDA are asking for volunteers to help with the park’s annual fall litter pickup. The event will be on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cleanup is being held in conjunction with the Great Arkansas... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cecil's killers 'moved his collar to cover up crime': Experts claim lion hunters tried to hide shootings from the authorities 13-
Cecil's killers 'moved his collar to cover up crime
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
': Experts claim lion hunters tried to hide shootings from the authorities 13-year-old Cecil was killed by dentist Walter Palmer in Zimbabwe Some believe Palmer tried to lure him away from Hwange... Read more
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Alaska Superstation
Boys and Girls Clubs Children Learn to Fish Anchorage, AK - Some local children had the chance to try their hand at fishi
Boys and Girls Clubs Children Learn to Fish
Alaska Superstation / Posted 13 days ago
Anchorage, AK - Some local children had the chance to try their hand at fishing Friday down at Ship Creek. The Boys and Girls Clubs Alaska partnered with US Fish and Wildlife here in Alaska to teach the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cecil the lion's killer illegally hunted black bearWalter Palmer with a black bear that he killed illegally in northern Wisconsin
Cecil the lion's killer illegally hunted black bear
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Walter Palmer with a black bear that he killed illegally in northern Wisconsin in September 2006. Photo / Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources Photos from an illegal bear hunt carried out by Walter Palmer, the American dentist who shot dead Cecil the... Read more
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International Business Times
Walter Palmer: Unseen photos of black bear illegally hunted by Cecil the lion's killer The pictures were obtained by ABC News, and first shown on the network's 20/20
Walter Palmer: Unseen photos of black bear illegally hunted by Cecil the lion's killer
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
The pictures were obtained by ABC News, and first shown on the network's 20/20 primetime news show, which was given access to them through a Freedom of Information Act request. Palmer was hunting the bear in northern Wisconsin, but shot it 40 miles... Read more
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Herald Sun
Lion killer illegally slayed bear tooCECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt
Lion killer illegally slayed bear too
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000 ($27,000) to cover up the wrongful slaying of a black bear. ABC News’s 20/20 program has obtained photos through a Freedom of Information... Read more
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News.com.au
Lion killer illegally slayed bear tooBREKKIE WRAP: Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bea
Lion killer illegally slayed bear too
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
BREKKIE WRAP: Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.Source: Supplied CECIL the... Read more
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Perth Now
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Lion killer illegally shot bear tooIllegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permi
Lion killer illegally shot bear too
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Illegal kill ... Walter Palmer poses with a bear that he killed without a permit. Picture: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000... Read more
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Herald Sun
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has been exposed for another illegal hunt and claims he offered $US20,000 ($27,000) to cover up the wrongful slaying of a black bear. ABC News’s 20/20 program has obtained photos through a Freedom of Information... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lion killer tried to cover up bear huntCecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ | Daily
Lion killer tried to cover up bear hunt
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website CECIL the lion’s killer Walter Palmer has... Read more
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News.com.au
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ Protes
Lion killer ‘illegally slayed bear too’
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Cecil the Lion’s killer Walter Palmer ‘illegally slayed black bear too’ Protesters gathered outside the office of Walter Palmer, the American dentist accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe. The killing has drawn international... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlifeA plan by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released for public comment la
Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 16 days ago
A plan by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released for public comment last week will help determine which of Alaska’s animal species will be supported by a share of federal conservation funding. Since the creation of the federal State... Read more
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metro
12 facts about lions that will make your blood boil The outcry over the death of Cecil the lion, illegally hunted and killed by a
12 facts about lions that will make your blood boil
metro / Posted 18 days ago
The outcry over the death of Cecil the lion, illegally hunted and killed by an American dentist, outraged the internet – but what’s really outrageous is that these incredible creatures could be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Guide who led Cecil's hunt, Theo Bronkhorst, defends his actionsZimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst waits to appear in Hwange magistrates court l
Guide who led Cecil's hunt, Theo Bronkhorst, defends his actions
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst waits to appear in Hwange magistrates court last week. Photo: Reuters The guide who led a Minnesota dentist on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion defended his actions on Tuesday, a day before he was scheduled to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cruel narcissist he may be, but Cecil the lion's killer has rights too Want to see the social media lynch mob in its full, snarling fury? Look no fu
Cruel narcissist he may be, but Cecil the lion's killer has rights too
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Want to see the social media lynch mob in its full, snarling fury? Look no further than this week. The story of Cecil the lion and his death at the hands of an American 'hunter'... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killingCecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a vi
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Cecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a visiting hunter's bagging of African wildlife: getting the head, horns or hide back home. Photo: Supplied United Airlines joined Delta Air Lines in banning big-game... Read more
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Aljazeera
Q&A: Bee crisis stinging world food productionAs an essential pollinator, honeybees are responsible for helping produce about
Q&A: Bee crisis stinging world food production
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
As an essential pollinator, honeybees are responsible for helping produce about one third of the world's crops, according to the United Nations. The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) estimates that out of about 100 crop species, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trial of Lion Cecil Hunting Guide DelayedThe trial of a Zimbabwean accused of assisting a US tourist in killing Cecil th
Trial of Lion Cecil Hunting Guide Delayed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The trial of a Zimbabwean accused of assisting a US tourist in killing Cecil the lion has been delayed by seven weeks, following a court decision on Wednesday. Hunting guide Theo Bronkhorst appeared in a packed courtroom in the town of Hwange on... Read more
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iol.co.za
California approves ban on bobcat trappingAPBobcats, named for a short - or bobbed - black-tipped tail, are roughly twice
California approves ban on bobcat trapping
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
APBobcats, named for a short - or bobbed - black-tipped tail, are roughly twice the size of an average house cat and, although rarely seen, the creature is the most abundant wildcat in the United States. Los Angeles - California on Wednesday became... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cecil, the Lion - Things Not Adding UpIT takes a village to raise a child. It has taken the global village whose resi
Cecil, the Lion - Things Not Adding Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
IT takes a village to raise a child. It has taken the global village whose residents are mostly wildlife enthusiasts to mourn the death of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion's illegal killing in the Hwange National Park. They did not raise him, but millions... Read more
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ITV.com
Cecil lion hunt guide appears in courtAnimal rights protesters gather in front of the dental practice of Dr Walter Pa
Cecil lion hunt guide appears in court
ITV.com / Posted 23 days ago
Animal rights protesters gather in front of the dental practice of Dr Walter Palmer Credit: PA Efforts to contact Dr Palmer, who killed Zimbabwe's favourite lion Cecil in a trophy hunt, have been unsuccessful, a US wildlife agency has said. The US... Read more
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The Age
Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killer, American Walter PalmerHarare: The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a 'foreign poacher'
Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion's killer, American Walter Palmer
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Harare: The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a 'foreign poacher' who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, according to the nation's environment minister Oppah Muchinguri. We are appealing to... Read more
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The Age
Guide who led Cecil's hunt,Theo Bronkhorst, defends his actionsZimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst waits to appear in Hwange magistrates court l
Guide who led Cecil's hunt,Theo Bronkhorst, defends his actions
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst waits to appear in Hwange magistrates court last week. Photo: Reuters The guide who led a Minnesota dentist on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion defended his actions on Tuesday, a day before he was scheduled to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Cecil case charts new territory for US wildlife lawThe killing last month of 13-year-old Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, sparked i
Cecil case charts new territory for US wildlife law
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
The killing last month of 13-year-old Cecil, a rare black-maned lion, sparked international outrage among animal lovers. Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, has admitted to killing the lion, but has said through a publicist he thought the hunt was... Read more
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iafrica.com
Calls to ban trophy huntingThis handout picture taken on October 21, 2012 and released on July 28, 2015 by
Calls to ban trophy hunting
iafrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
This handout picture taken on October 21, 2012 and released on July 28, 2015 by the Zimbabwe National Parks agency shows a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil which was allegedly killed by an American tourist. Credit: Zimbabwe National... Read more
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express
British Airways and Virgin pledge NEVER to carry big game trophies in wake of Cecil BRITISH AIRWAYS and Virgin Atlantic have joined American Airlines, Delta and
British Airways and Virgin pledge NEVER to carry big game trophies in wake of Cecil
express / Posted 24 days ago
BRITISH AIRWAYS and Virgin Atlantic have joined American Airlines, Delta and United in pledging not to carry big-game trophies on flights, in the wake of the killing... Read more
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Canberra Times
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killingCecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a vi
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killing
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
Cecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a visiting hunter's bagging of African wildlife: getting the head, horns or hide back home. Photo: Supplied United Airlines joined Delta Air Lines in banning big-game... Read more
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The Age
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit huntingZimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunt
US investigates killing of lion Cecil, while UN resolves to tackle illicit hunting
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Zimbabwean safari operator Honest Ndlovu, right, and fellow countryman and hunter Theo Bronkhorst waiting to appear in Hwange magistrates court. Photo: Reuters The US Fish and Wildlife Service said on Thursday that it was investigating the... Read more
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The Age
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killingCecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a vi
United joins Delta banning big-game trophies after Cecil killing
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Cecil the lion: The carriers spotlighted the mundane logistics that follow a visiting hunter's bagging of African wildlife: getting the head, horns or hide back home. Photo: Supplied United Airlines joined Delta Air Lines in banning big-game... Read more
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iol.co.za
Airline bans big game trophiesAPIn this 2008 file photo a lion's head and skin from an East African safari ex
Airline bans big game trophies
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
APIn this 2008 file photo a lion's head and skin from an East African safari expedition donated to The Explorers Club by former US president Theodore Roosevelt, decorates a surface in the club's trophy room in New York. Picture: Kathy Willens/... Read more
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Engadget
The US wants you to track endangered wildlife with your phoneThe next time you go fishing, make sure to bring your smartphone... it might ju
The US wants you to track endangered wildlife with your phone
Engadget / Posted 25 days ago
The next time you go fishing, make sure to bring your smartphone... it might just help you protect an endangered species. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is partnering with the developers of mobile app FishBrain to crowdsource conversation data. A... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Explosions Terrorize ChurchgoersRead his view here. At the White House today, President Barack Obama is expect
Explosions Terrorize Churchgoers
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
Read his view here. At the White House today, President Barack Obama is expected to announce new rules aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Opponents in multiple states plan to ask a federal judge to halt the implementation... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Trophy hunting's big conservation lie revealed by killing of Cecil the lionThe South African NSPCA has expressed disgust at the ongoing cruelty involved i
Trophy hunting's big conservation lie revealed by killing of Cecil the lion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
The South African NSPCA has expressed disgust at the ongoing cruelty involved in this so-called sport. ‘Conserving animals does not mean killing them!’ said the society’s manager of its Wildlife Protection Unit, Ainsley Hay. ‘How much of the money... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Inside the complicated world of online wildlife trafficking“This is a fantastic buy for someone who wants a good Lion,” the eBay ad reads.
Inside the complicated world of online wildlife trafficking
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
“This is a fantastic buy for someone who wants a good Lion,” the eBay ad reads. “This mount will make an awesome decoration in any home, office, hunting lodge, lake house, lodge homes, cabin, bar, etc.” The listing makes no mention of how the animal... Read more
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Herald Sun
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm watersMORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn ar
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm waters
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
MORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. US fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm watersMORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn ar
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm waters
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
MORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. US fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the... Read more
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Perth Now
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm watersMORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn ar
Sockeye salmon dying due to warm waters
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
MORE than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia River and its tributaries due to warming water temperatures. US fisheries biologists say the warm water is lethal for the... Read more
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