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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Lake improvements continue as water pours inBy John Kanelis LAKE MEREDITH NATIONAL RECREATION AREA (KFDA) - Water is conti
Lake improvements continue as water pours in
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 hours ago
By John Kanelis LAKE MEREDITH NATIONAL RECREATION AREA (KFDA) - Water is continuing to pour into Lake Meredith, the manmade reservoir created more than 50 years ago to provide recreational activities for visitors. The lake level is at more than 65... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Kennard man pleads guilty to federal asbestos violationsannounced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty
Kennard man pleads guilty to federal asbestos violations
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 hours ago
announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty to violating the work practice standards of the Clean Air Act today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy Payne. According to information presented in court,... Read more
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My EastText
ETX man guilty of asbestos violations during pipeline removalsannounced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty
ETX man guilty of asbestos violations during pipeline removals
My EastText / Posted 7 hours ago
announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty to violating the work practice standards of the Clean Air Act today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy Payne. According to information presented in court,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Man pleads guilty to improperly disposing of asbestos in Ore City, Dianaannounced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty
Man pleads guilty to improperly disposing of asbestos in Ore City, Diana
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 hours ago
announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty to violating the work practice standards of the Clean Air Act today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy Payne. According to information presented in court,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trust Manager Dismisses ReportsConservation Trust chairperson, Mr Frisco Gabokakangwe has dismissed reports th
Trust Manager Dismisses Reports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Conservation Trust chairperson, Mr Frisco Gabokakangwe has dismissed reports that there is animosity between the trust and the new Lake Ngami Fish Marketing Cooperative Society. In an interview, Mr Gabokakangwe said he was surprised to learn... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Court backs officials in torching caseThis 2011 photo, circulated by Surapong Kongchanthuk, chairman of the Lawyer's
Court backs officials in torching case
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
This 2011 photo, circulated by Surapong Kongchanthuk, chairman of the Lawyer's Council of Thailand, triggered the court case that resulted in Monday's court decision. Related Stories The Central Administrative Court ruled Monday that the Department... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Protect Our WetlandsLast week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the Internation
Let's Protect Our Wetlands
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Last week, Zambia joined the rest of the World in commemorating the International Wetlands Day, which falls on February 2 of every year. Unfortunately, not much has happened beyond the designation as none of the wetlands have a management... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Natural disasters threaten homes, holidaymakers on both coastsservices in two states were severely stretched as they responded to natural dis
Natural disasters threaten homes, holidaymakers on both coasts
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
services in two states were severely stretched as they responded to natural disasters: bushfires in West Australia and floods in New South Wales. Emergency services in two states were severely stretched as they responded to natural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Botswana Steps Up Anti-Poaching EffortsGaborone — President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, on February 5, had an opp
Botswana Steps Up Anti-Poaching Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Gaborone — President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, on February 5, had an opportunity to view and appreciate the P17 million worth of equipment donated by the Chinese government to the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) The donation,... Read more
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The Star
Tiger death an accident, says Perhilitancar that hit a tiger on the East Coast Expressway on Saturday will not be charg
Tiger death an accident, says Perhilitan
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
car that hit a tiger on the East Coast Expressway on Saturday will not be charged for causing the death of the animal. A Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) spokesman told The Star that it was an accident, and that the driver... Read more
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The Star
Groups seek more passages for animals to cross roadsPETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s roads are not safe enough for animals to cross and mo
Groups seek more passages for animals to cross roads
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s roads are not safe enough for animals to cross and more infrastructure is needed to help them do so, green groups said. Their warnings came after a tiger was killed on a highway yesterday. More than 100 animals were hit... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man's dying wish protects critically endangered wallabyCattle producer's dying wish protects critically endangered wallaby in central
Man's dying wish protects critically endangered wallaby
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Cattle producer's dying wish protects critically endangered wallaby in central Queensland A central Queensland man's decision to honour the wishes of his late father is playing a vital role in the protection of a critically endangered species of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Many events planned for 2016 at the fortFort Concho plans a busy 2016 with programs, events and a few new activities, s
Many events planned for 2016 at the fort
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fort Concho plans a busy 2016 with programs, events and a few new activities, so get out your calendars and let's walk through the year. In February, the nation celebrates African-American Heritage Month, so we will hold our annual Buffalo Soldier... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP's Response Upon Receipt of the Naturelife Environment Award 2015And Traditional Prime Minister To The Zulu Monarch And Nation What a pleasure
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP's Response Upon Receipt of the Naturelife Environment Award 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
And Traditional Prime Minister To The Zulu Monarch And Nation What a pleasure it is to have my old friend, Mr Ulf Doerner, accepting this award with me. I must thank him for travelling with Dr Claus Peter-Hutter and Mr Axel Kleinschumacher all the... Read more
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The Star
Malayan tiger killed on East Coast Highway was pregnantPETALING JAYA: The tiger that was killed on the East Coast Expressway Phase 2 (
Malayan tiger killed on East Coast Highway was pregnant
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
PETALING JAYA: The tiger that was killed on the East Coast Expressway Phase 2 (LPT2) was pregnant, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) confirmed. Perhilitan Terengganu director Mohd Hasdi Husin told The Star that a post-mortem... Read more
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The Star
Malayan tiger killed crossing East Coast Expresswaythis sort of thing from happening. Ismail said the MHA, which was currently in
Malayan tiger killed crossing East Coast Expressway
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
this sort of thing from happening. Ismail said the MHA, which was currently in charge of the highway, was going to check and see if there were any damaged fences there. Posts on social media this morning showed a dead tiger lying by the side of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Veld Fires May Alter EcosystemKavimba — Veld fires in Chobe might alter the ecosystem of the area, a wildlife
Veld Fires May Alter Ecosystem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kavimba — Veld fires in Chobe might alter the ecosystem of the area, a wildlife and environment conservation specialist, Mr Mushanana Nchunga has said. Officiating at this year's World Wetlands Day commemoration in Kavimba on Tuesday February 2, Mr... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Group to host free Valentine’s dance Feb. 13Feb. 13 on the upper level of the Center of Craig. The dance will take place du
Group to host free Valentine’s dance Feb. 13
Craig Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Feb. 13 on the upper level of the Center of Craig. The dance will take place during Taste of Chocolate/Art Walk. Live music and dancing is on the roster. Call Noelle Leavitt Riley at 970-756-1308 with questions. Tips given for a DUI-free Super Bowl... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
The National Park Service’s importanceHalf Dome is one of Yosemite’s iconic features. The California treasure became
The National Park Service’s importance
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 days ago
Half Dome is one of Yosemite’s iconic features. The California treasure became a national park in 1890. Photo/LTN file Whether it’s the grandeur of Mother Nature, or history encapsulated in monuments and battlefields, or wildlife roaming free the... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coastFarm workers, from left, Alberto Juarez and Ruben Lopez pick brussels sprouts a
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coast
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Farm workers, from left, Alberto Juarez and Ruben Lopez pick brussels sprouts at Cabrillo Farms in Moss Beach, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Dave Lea grows mostly brussels sprouts, fava beans and artichokes on 200 acres. (John Green/Bay Area... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coaston Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. (John Green/Bay Area News Group) HALF MOON BAY >>
Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coast
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. (John Green/Bay Area News Group) HALF MOON BAY >> Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Inside Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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The Mercury News
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastHALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are
$25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coast
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
HALF MOON BAY -- Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Get realDo 700 million acres of national parks, national monuments, national forests, n
Get real
Missoula Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Do 700 million acres of national parks, national monuments, national forests, national wildlife refuges and Bureau of Land Management units belong to you and your fellow Americans? No, according to the increasingly popular notion in the West that... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
City OKs housing tax credits for new apartmentsA resolution of support for housing tax credits from the Texas Department of Ho
City OKs housing tax credits for new apartments
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 6 days ago
A resolution of support for housing tax credits from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for Rolling Hills Apartments was approved by Fredericksburg City Council members on Monday night. McDonald Companies, the group that... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Khao Yai might be repopulated with tigersDeer rest at a campsite in the Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima. Nat
Khao Yai might be repopulated with tigers
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Deer rest at a campsite in the Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima. Natural resources authorities are considering moving wild tigers from the Central Plains to Khao Yai to curb the growing population of deer. (Photo by Thanarak... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County youth wrestling seeks athletesCraig — Registration is coming up for Moffat County youth wrestling’s season. T
Moffat County youth wrestling seeks athletes
Craig Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Craig — Registration is coming up for Moffat County youth wrestling’s season. The program is offered for boys and girls age 4 to 14 to learn and grow in the sport. Eligibility is based on a child’s age as of April 2, though 14-year-olds in high... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Feral cats targeted to protect turtle hatchlings in Exmouth Rangers and conservationists concerned for the welfare of turtle h
Feral cats targeted to protect turtle hatchlings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
in Exmouth Rangers and conservationists concerned for the welfare of turtle hatchlings have carried out a feral cat trapping program in Exmouth. The Jurabi coastline, located on the point of the Cape... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Wildlife crime squad faces the axe leaving animals at greater risk of harmA crack squad of wildlife detectives could be axed within weeks because of Gove
Wildlife crime squad faces the axe leaving animals at greater risk of harm
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
A crack squad of wildlife detectives could be axed within weeks because of Government funding cuts. Animals will be at greater risk of harm if the National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) is scrapped, experts warned. The team costs just £427,000 a year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Parks Secures €2.6 Million for Restoration of Liwonde and Nkhotakota ParksBlantyre — African Parks, a not-for-profit conservation organisation has been a
African Parks Secures €2.6 Million for Restoration of Liwonde and Nkhotakota Parks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Blantyre — African Parks, a not-for-profit conservation organisation has been awarded €2.6 million by the Dutch Postcode Lottery as one of their 'Extra Awards' for the restoration of Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in... Read more
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FOX News
Elephant gores tourist to death on Thai resort islandA Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-ye
Elephant gores tourist to death on Thai resort island
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-year-old stepdaughter were riding on the resort island of Samui, Thai authorities said Tuesday. Police Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth Crowe and Eilidh... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trekPolice Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth Crowe and Eilidh Hugh
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trek
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Police Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth Crowe and Eilidh Hughes to the ground during a trek on Monday. The elephant then gored Crowe with his tusk and stomped on him. Thai news reports said the elephant became enraged after its... Read more
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Island Packet
Tourist gored by elephant named Rambo in ThailandA Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-ye
Tourist gored by elephant named Rambo in Thailand
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-year-old stepdaughter were riding on the resort island of Samui, Thai authorities said Tuesday. Police Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth Crowe and Eilidh... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
South Dakota Birders Asked To Help With National Countpassion count during a citizen's science project to be conducted this month acr
South Dakota Birders Asked To Help With National Count
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 7 days ago
passion count during a citizen's science project to be conducted this month across North America. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department is inviting bird watchers to participate in the 19th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count this Feb. 12... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trekBANGKOK (AP) � A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that h
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trek
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
BANGKOK (AP) � A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-year-old stepdaughter were riding on the resort island of Samui, Thai authorities said Tuesday. Police Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth... Read more
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Daily Herald
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trekBANGKOK -- A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he an
Thai elephant gores Scottish tourist to death on trek
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
BANGKOK -- A Scottish tourist has been gored to death by an elephant that he and his 16-year-old stepdaughter were riding on the resort island of Samui, Thai authorities said Tuesday. Police Lt. Rotjanart Kiewjan said the animal threw Gareth Crowe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa Receives Equipment to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking From U.S.visiting several African countries to deepen cooperation around a number of env
Minister Edna Molewa Receives Equipment to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking From U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
visiting several African countries to deepen cooperation around a number of environmental issues, particularly the illegal wildlife trade that continues to decimate species on the continent. Minister Molewa received a donation of survival,... Read more
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The Record-Journal
LETTERS: Walks on the ‘Wild Kingdom’ side; and to toll or not to tollI do get more exercise than most people. Over the last 40+ years, I have daily
LETTERS: Walks on the ‘Wild Kingdom’ side; and to toll or not to toll
The Record-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
I do get more exercise than most people. Over the last 40+ years, I have daily snowshoed, walked, hiked, climbed, jogged, and run up and down the ridgelines, trails, fields, swamps, cliffs, hills, peaks and woods of the mountains surrounding... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Chemicals changing bass across Northeastexamined in a recent study are any indication, the bass swimming in local water
Outdoors notebook: Chemicals changing bass across Northeast
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
examined in a recent study are any indication, the bass swimming in local waters may be more special than they appear. And not necessarily in a good way. Researchers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey tested... Read more
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Science Daily
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once fearedpaints a different, more complex future for this rock-dwelling little lagomorph
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once feared
Science Daily / Posted 9 days ago
paints a different, more complex future for this rock-dwelling little lagomorph -- the same order that includes rabbits and hares. Pikas may survive, even thrive, in some areas, the researchers say, while facing extirpation in others. The... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Armed Man Walks into a LibraryAs soon as they arrived at the public library in Covington, Kentucky, Michele M
An Armed Man Walks into a Library
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
As soon as they arrived at the public library in Covington, Kentucky, Michele Mueller and Tracey Goodlett realized they were walking into an armed ambush. The women are the leaders, respectively, of the Ohio and Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Finding four-legged freedom around AspenArea leash rules often misunderstood With its endless streams, serpentine trai
Finding four-legged freedom around Aspen
Aspen Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Area leash rules often misunderstood With its endless streams, serpentine trails, and vast forests, the Roaring Fork Valley has long been a draw for dog lovers. Canines are ubiquitous deep in the backcountry and on all city streets, trotting along... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 lawDrive mile upon mile through California’s Mojave Desert, and you still can see
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 law
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
Drive mile upon mile through California’s Mojave Desert, and you still can see the unspoiled vistas of one of the largest intact ecosystems in the continental United States. Along Route 66 stretch the same empty valleys and distant mountains that... Read more
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Island Packet
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 lawDrive mile upon mile through California’s Mojave Desert, and you still can see
Mojave Desert areas on verge of protection under 1906 law
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
Drive mile upon mile through California’s Mojave Desert, and you still can see the unspoiled vistas of one of the largest intact ecosystems in the continental United States. Along Route 66 stretch the same empty valleys and distant mountains that... Read more
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WA Today
Roads closed as Wedge Island bushfire threatens homesThe fire from a beach shack at Wedge Island. Photo: Facebook / Tanya Stanton
Roads closed as Wedge Island bushfire threatens homes
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
The fire from a beach shack at Wedge Island. Photo: Facebook / Tanya Stanton Firefighters are battling a bushfire which is threatening homes in Wedge Island. The fire, which was started by lightning, flared up in bushland east of Indian Ocean... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: Conserving nature's stage in AlaskaThe Kenai National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 with passage of the
Refuge Notebook: Conserving nature's stage in Alaska
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 11 days ago
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 with passage of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). Prior to ANILCA, refuge lands were managed as the Kenai National Moose Range. The Moose Range was designated in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once fearedA pika. Credit: Clinton Epps The American pika is thought by many biologists to
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once feared
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
A pika. Credit: Clinton Epps The American pika is thought by many biologists to be a prime candidate for extirpation as the planet continues to warm, done in by temperatures too severe for this small mammal native to cold climates. But a new study,... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA, US partner to curb illegal wildlife tradeJohannesburg – South Africa and the United States have joined forces in an bid
SA, US partner to curb illegal wildlife trade
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg – South Africa and the United States have joined forces in an bid to encourage worldwide collaboration to combat the world’s growing illegal trade in wildlife that is driving several species to extinction. Sally Jewell, US Secretary of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Botswana Intensifies Anti-Poaching EffortsGaborone — Efforts to provide protection to wildlife will intensify. Receiving
Botswana Intensifies Anti-Poaching Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Gaborone — Efforts to provide protection to wildlife will intensify. Receiving anti-poaching equipment donated by China to the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism said anti-poaching was not... Read more
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