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MyMotherLode.com
Bears spotted in and around Denver searching for foodThis photo provided by the Arapaho County Sheriff's Department shows… AP News
Bears spotted in and around Denver searching for food
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
This photo provided by the Arapaho County Sheriff's Department shows… AP News | 09/04/15 09:04 pm DENVER (AP) -- When a helicopter circled her quiet suburban cul-de-sac early Friday, Carol Rose... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Georgia DNR seeks public input on outdoor recreationATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be gathering input o
Georgia DNR seeks public input on outdoor recreation
Forsyth County News / Posted 3 hours ago
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be gathering input on statewide outdoor recreation services via a telephone survey over the next month. More than 1,000 people will be contacted by the Survey Research and Evaluation unit of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas Volunteer Commission needs AmeriCorps volunteersexecutive director of the Kansas Volunteer Commission, said though most of the
Kansas Volunteer Commission needs AmeriCorps volunteers
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
executive director of the Kansas Volunteer Commission, said though most of the organizations receiving the Corporation for National and Community Service grants have recruited volunteers, more are needed. “We know they (nonprofits) put together a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chilli Pepper Initiative Rescues FarmerMaun — After many years of fighting a protracted battle against human/wildlife
Chilli Pepper Initiative Rescues Farmer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Maun — After many years of fighting a protracted battle against human/wildlife conflict, the government has come up with innovative measures to mitigate the impact. The conflicts are mainly confined to the Ngamiland and Chobe areas, which have large... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Official Advises Fisherman to Seek AlternativeMaun — A wildlife official has advised poverty eradication beneficiaries who ha
Official Advises Fisherman to Seek Alternative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Maun — A wildlife official has advised poverty eradication beneficiaries who have been trained to undertake fishing projects to shift to other alternative packages while fishing is still suspended at Lake Ngami. The regional coordinator of the... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Deadline set for today in Safari Club drawingSafari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing
Deadline set for today in Safari Club drawing
Craig Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Safari Club International Yampa Valley Chapter is selling tickets for a drawing as part of its efforts to support 4-H shooting sports, work with disabled veterans and other projects in the area. The prize is a Teton four-burner gas grill. Single... Read more
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ABC Montana
Bear Activity Forces Trail ClosuresSeveral areas of the Lolo National Forest are closed tonight due to increased b
Bear Activity Forces Trail Closures
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
Several areas of the Lolo National Forest are closed tonight due to increased bear activity. The Forest Service announced trails within the Rattlesnake National Recreation Area, including the popular Spring Creek Trail, are shut down to reported... Read more
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Kiama Independent
South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, Sept. 4Here's your morning news snapshot from around the South Coast, regional Austral
South Coast Regional Wrap | Friday, Sept. 4
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Here's your morning news snapshot from around the South Coast, regional Australia and beyond... Here's your morning news snapshot from around the South Coast, regional Australia and beyond... Each morning we'll keep you up to date with what's... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Smith: Scouting is key to success for dove huntersThe annual "kick off" for the 2015-2016 hunting season began Tuesday. Dove sea
Smith: Scouting is key to success for dove hunters
The Longview News-Journal / Posted yesterday
The annual "kick off" for the 2015-2016 hunting season began Tuesday. Dove season is here and traditions will once again play out in the fields of East Texas. Families and friends gather in the field for these hunts and the whole event has a party... Read more
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The Border Mail
Shooters want open season for kangaroo hunting in VictoriaVictoria's Shooters and Fishers Party wants an "open season" for kangaroo hunti
Shooters want open season for kangaroo hunting in Victoria
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Victoria's Shooters and Fishers Party wants an "open season" for kangaroo hunting to control population numbers in Victoria. The Shooters and Fishers Party has proposed an "open season" for kangaroo hunting in Victoria to control population... Read more
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The Courier
Shooters want open season for kangaroo hunting in VictoriaVictoria's Shooters and Fishers Party wants an "open season" for kangaroo hunti
Shooters want open season for kangaroo hunting in Victoria
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Victoria's Shooters and Fishers Party wants an "open season" for kangaroo hunting to control population numbers in Victoria. The Shooters and Fishers Party has proposed an "open season" for kangaroo hunting in Victoria to control population... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Wayne National Forest launches Every Kid in a Park programNELSONVILLE — The Wayne National Forest is proud to help launch the Every Kid i
Wayne National Forest launches Every Kid in a Park program
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
NELSONVILLE — The Wayne National Forest is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect the nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Welcomes 4th Grade Students through Every Kid in a Park Initiative -Updated: Wednesday, September 2 2015, 01:26 PM CDTSpringfield, IL – Lincoln Hom
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Welcomes 4th Grade Students through Every Kid in a Park Initiative -
FOX Illinois / Posted 2 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, September 2 2015, 01:26 PM CDTSpringfield, IL – Lincoln Home National Historic Site invites all 4th grade students to visit the park as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting September 1, 2015, 4th... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In Park Initiative Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites all 4th grade stud
Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In Park Initiative
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Fourth-graders can visit Crater Lake Park for freeCrater Lake National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park f
Fourth-graders can visit Crater Lake Park for free
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Crater Lake National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting September 1, fourth grade students can go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Western Australia: Staring into the mouth of a giantdown now!" calls Tayla, our guide. Eager to have my third up-close sighting of
Western Australia: Staring into the mouth of a giant
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
down now!" calls Tayla, our guide. Eager to have my third up-close sighting of one of the world's biggest fish - and hoping to be able to keep up better this time - I do as she says, wondering, as with my previous swims, from which... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The best things to do in the new Jetstar citiesJetstar announced yesterday that they will be flying to Napier, New Plymouth, N
The best things to do in the new Jetstar cities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Jetstar announced yesterday that they will be flying to Napier, New Plymouth, Nelson and Palmerston North. Here at Herald Travel, we love the regions, so here are three great experiences in each of those destinations. Kayaking at Abel Tasman... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rhino war: ‘total onslaught’INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Environmental Affair
Rhino war: ‘total onslaught’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice Minister Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Maphisa-Nqakula and SANParks CEO Abe Sibiya brief the media about the latest rhino poaching numbers.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa - Progress in Fight Against Rhino PoachingSpeech by Minister Edna Molewa highlights progress in the fight against rhino p
Minister Edna Molewa - Progress in Fight Against Rhino Poaching
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Speech by Minister Edna Molewa highlights progress in the fight against rhino poaching Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media, We are together with colleagues from the Security Cluster presenting this Report to you as a team. Ladies and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agencies forging haze dealThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Arkansas Department of Environ
Agencies forging haze deal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality are working together to devise a state plan for implementing a 1999 law on controlling haze in natural parks and wilderness areas. The joint-effort plan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
749 Rhino Poached So Far This Year749 rhino were lost to poachers so far this year. The Minister said this when
749 Rhino Poached So Far This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
749 rhino were lost to poachers so far this year. The Minister said this when briefing the media on interventions that the department, as well as the rest of the security cluster, have implemented to fight rhino poaching. "... by Thursday 27... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RDB Introduces Conservation Awards At Kwita IzinaSept will mark the launch of Conservation awards that will recognise efforts by
RDB Introduces Conservation Awards At Kwita Izina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Sept will mark the launch of Conservation awards that will recognise efforts by individuals who work tirelessly to preserve and conserve national parks. This year's edition will be held under the theme, "Conserve for now and the future." According... Read more
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The Manila Times
An afternoon in Liliw with Heherson Alvarezinto anyone rich or famous. It is a million miles from glamorous exclusivity, d
An afternoon in Liliw with Heherson Alvarez
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
into anyone rich or famous. It is a million miles from glamorous exclusivity, despite its splendid location amid forests and waterfalls in the shadow of Mount Banahaw. And even with its long history and architectural heritage, epitomized by the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Some serious monkey businessin Bang Khunthian district, as they have been doing for years. These animals ar
Some serious monkey business
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
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 trash for increasingly scarce food. Long-tailed macaques in Soi... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Stage II fire restrictions in effect in western MontanaThe following is an update from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and
Stage II fire restrictions in effect in western Montana
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
The following is an update from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation: Stage II fire restrictions went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday across the Missoula area. Jurisdictions included in these restrictions include: •... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Want to hunt exotic African animals? Just go to Texas- who may face poaching charges for killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe - was so
Want to hunt exotic African animals? Just go to Texas
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
- who may face poaching charges for killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe - was so inclined, he could have saved himself time and money and trouble by killing an exotic African animal right here at home. Talk about convenience! American hunters can... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sally's the best nose in the business of weed eradicationthe best nose in the business of weed eradication The latest tool in weed erad
Sally's the best nose in the business of weed eradication
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
the best nose in the business of weed eradication The latest tool in weed eradication in New South Wales and possibly Australia has a wet nose, a wagging tail and is called Sally. To view this media, please enabled Javascript in... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Sidelining’ over Star Wars on Skellig Michael criticisedof the 230-metre-high rock, became a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1996. File p
‘Sidelining’ over Star Wars on Skellig Michael criticised
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
of the 230-metre-high rock, became a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1996. File photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan Archaeologist and author John Sheehan said the Government was turning a place of “international significance” into a “commodity”, and... Read more
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International Business Times
Thailand: Orangutans confiscated from tourist attractions undergo health checks before being returned to Indonesia to their country of origin, Indonesia. Some of the apes were seized from smugg
Thailand: Orangutans confiscated from tourist attractions undergo health checks before being returned to Indonesia
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
to their country of origin, Indonesia. Some of the apes were seized from smugglers, but most of the endangered Sumatran and Borneo-Kalimantan orangutans were confiscated from entertainment businesses. A two-year-old orangutan reacts as vets... Read more
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express
Frantic elephant kills keeper before taking off with tourists on its backwith tourists on its back TERRIFIED tourists clung on to a rampaging elephant
Frantic elephant kills keeper before taking off with tourists on its back
express / Posted 8 days ago
with tourists on its back TERRIFIED tourists clung on to a rampaging elephant for their lives after the animal killed its handler and bolted into the jungle. The tourists were shaked by the incident but unhurt Three members of the same family... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motlopi/Makalamabedi Road in NDP11Makalamabedi — Upgrading of the road that connects Motlopi and Makalamabedi has
Motlopi/Makalamabedi Road in NDP11
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Makalamabedi — Upgrading of the road that connects Motlopi and Makalamabedi has been included in the National Development Plan (NDP) 11. Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane said this when responding to comments... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thailand to return 14 orangutans to IndonesiaThe Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation will return 1
Thailand to return 14 orangutans to Indonesia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation will return 14 orangutans to Indonesia next month. A young orangutan clings to a parent at the Khao Pra Thab Chang wildlife breeding centre in Ratchaburi province. One of 13... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt wins plaudits for ivory bonfireSmashing and burning 2.2 tonnes of confiscated ivory has won praise for Thailan
Govt wins plaudits for ivory bonfire
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Smashing and burning 2.2 tonnes of confiscated ivory has won praise for Thailand from the US government to a pro-wildlife NGO, and many others in between. (Post Today photo) Related Stories The United States and an international wildlife protection... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Living Treasures Animal Park in Donegal cited by USDA inspectorU.S. Department of Agriculture animal care inspector issued a ten-page report c
Living Treasures Animal Park in Donegal cited by USDA inspector
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. Department of Agriculture animal care inspector issued a ten-page report citing problems with animal welfare and living conditions at Living Treasures Animal Park in Donegal Township, where 70,000 people a year visit to view the more than 300... Read more
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Wilson County News
Turkey fed to improve Texas grasslandsAugust 26, 2015 | 22 views | Post a commentRepresentatives from the National
Turkey fed to improve Texas grasslands
Wilson County News / Posted 9 days ago
August 26, 2015 | 22 views | Post a commentRepresentatives from the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (NFGT) met July 9 in Lufkin to announce a partnership that will bring more than $1 million... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Thailand destroys more than 2 tons of illegal ivoryBANGKOK (AP) � Thai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggl
Thailand destroys more than 2 tons of illegal ivory
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) � Thai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory Wednesday, in the latest move by the government to avoid possible economic sanctions over a perceived failure to tackle the illicit trade. Tusks from more than... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Thailand destroys more than 2 tons of illegal ivoryBANGKOK (AP) - Thai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggl
Thailand destroys more than 2 tons of illegal ivory
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 9 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) - Thai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory Wednesday, in the latest move by the government to avoid possible economic sanctions over a perceived failure to tackle the illicit trade. Tusks from more than... Read more
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ABC News
Thailand Destroys More Than 2 Tons of Illegal IvoryThai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory Wednes
Thailand Destroys More Than 2 Tons of Illegal Ivory
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Thai authorities destroyed more than 2 tons of seized and smuggled ivory Wednesday, in the latest move by the government to avoid possible economic sanctions over a perceived failure to tackle the illicit trade. Tusks from more than 200 dead African... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANALYSIS: Hunters bagged 10,000 lions in Africa since 2003in terms of most lion trophies exported. Given that in Africa wild lions are i
ANALYSIS: Hunters bagged 10,000 lions in Africa since 2003
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
in terms of most lion trophies exported. Given that in Africa wild lions are in catastrophic decline, the latest International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) figures suggest that fewer than 20,000 remain. It may come as a shock to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
10,000 trophies in 10 years - now there are less than 20,000 wild lions leftThe vast majority of these lions were bred in captivity for the purpose of hunt
10,000 trophies in 10 years - now there are less than 20,000 wild lions left
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
The vast majority of these lions were bred in captivity for the purpose of hunting. The mostly American and European sports hunters took the lions to their home countries as trophies – mounted heads or skins for their collections. The tally for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Thailand destroys ivory stockpile amid junta crackdownThailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (2nd R) looks at pieces of ivory on
Thailand destroys ivory stockpile amid junta crackdown
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (2nd R) looks at pieces of ivory on display during a destruction of confiscated ivory exercise at Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in Bangkok on August 26, 2015... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Thailand destroys ivory stockpile amid junta crackdown Published: 26 August 2015 4:00 PM Security guards stand next to pieces of iv
Thailand destroys ivory stockpile amid junta crackdown
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 4:00 PM Security guards stand next to pieces of ivory on display during a destruction of confiscated ivory exercise at Thailand's Department of National Parks,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Despite wildfires, Ore. bowhunting season starts Saturdayclosures POSTED: 11:32 PM PDT August 25, 2015 Despite a flurry of Internet ru
Despite wildfires, Ore. bowhunting season starts Saturday
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
closures POSTED: 11:32 PM PDT August 25, 2015 Despite a flurry of Internet rumors claiming otherwise, statewide deer and elk archery seasons will open as scheduled on Saturday, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday. More... Read more
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ESPN
From The Mag: Beyond The BreachTHE COURTYARD behind the St. Louis Cathedral, which rises above Jackson Square,
From The Mag: Beyond The Breach
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
THE COURTYARD behind the St. Louis Cathedral, which rises above Jackson Square, there's a statue of Jesus missing its thumb and forefinger. Katrina broke them off, and people here joke about Jesus using those missing digits to flick the storm away.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Green activists want ivory burn stoppedOfficials verify the dimensions and weight of seized ivory worth about 100 mill
Green activists want ivory burn stopped
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Officials verify the dimensions and weight of seized ivory worth about 100 million baht on Aug 20 in run-up to its destruction on Wednesday. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard) Related Stories Two days before the government plans to destroy two tonnes... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rescued pig-tailed macaque rehomed in Malaysiapig-tailed macaque found chained in a cage in a car workshop this year been sen
Rescued pig-tailed macaque rehomed in Malaysia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
pig-tailed macaque found chained in a cage in a car workshop this year been sent to a new home in Malaysia. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) rescued the money from the workshop in Defu Lane on May 6, following a tip-off... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Monday, August 24, 2015Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Pic take
Monday, August 24, 2015
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Pic taken by @bec.kay2 in Guyra: "Snow on Prisk St." ►GLEN INNES: If you've seen a smoke haze over the Glen Innes area in recent weeks, look no further than local National Parks... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Warming Cuba relations spurs invasive species debatewith Cuba would start to be normalized. In his speech, President Barack Obama
Warming Cuba relations spurs invasive species debate
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
with Cuba would start to be normalized. In his speech, President Barack Obama announced that he plans to relax travel and trade restrictions imposed at the height of Cold War tensions in 1961. Those goals were furthered recently as the U.S.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Leadership gap hinders federal drought responseWASHINGTON - The federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by h
Leadership gap hinders federal drought response
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON - The federal response to the Western drought has been hindered by high-level vacancies, bureaucratic caution and political calculations that have thrown sand in the gears. Put another way: With more than 70 percent of California now... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rangers kill threatening Fraser Island dingoA Fraser Island dingo has been put down after threatening incidents and two rec
Rangers kill threatening Fraser Island dingo
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
A Fraser Island dingo has been put down after threatening incidents and two recent attacks. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services has killed a Fraser Island dingo that had behaved aggressively on a number of occasions. The latest incident involved... Read more
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