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  • Blizzards Affecting Farming

    Blizzards Affecting Farming

    In October of 2013, thousands of cattle perished in South Dakota as a blizzard named Atlas barreled through the region. This sudden storm occurred after days of high temperatures. The farming industry, like all others, is vulnerable to unexpected di...

  • Pollution Due to Chemical Industries

    Pollution Due to Chemical Industries

    Chemical pollutants are in the fish that we eat.Chemical industries produce many products that we use on a day-to-day basis, but these products have harmful effects when they pollute land and water. The problems include too much use of these chemicals, incorrect disposal of waste that contains the...

  • Dolphin's Ecological Importance

    Dolphin's Ecological Importance

    Dolphins can act as a sentinel species.Sentinel species are animals that can give us an insight into the health of the ecosystem. Dolphins are thought to be an important sentinel species that can give us a view into what may be negatively impacting their environment, and consequently, our...

  • What Does a Conservation Biologist Do?

    What Does a Conservation Biologist Do?

    Conservation biologists conduct research on threatened and endangered species and habitats.Conservation biology is the study, management, protection and restoration of threatened species, ecological communities, habitats and ecosystems in an effort to preserve biological diversity. Scientists who work in this field play a vital role in rev...

  • Nature's Color for Warnings

    Nature's Color for Warnings

    The bright hues of some species may be a method of defense from predators.Warning coloration, or aposematism, is a defense system in which prey species have evolved striking colors and patterns to warn potential predators that they are toxic. In addition to bright colors, the prey species may also be characterized by stron...

 
 
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  • New fines for eating rare species in China

    New fines for eating rare species in China
    CHINA - Those who eat endangered species at restaurants might receive criminal punishment, according to a draft judicial interpretation being reviewed this week by China's top legislature. If a person buys rare or endangered wild animals to eat or for other illegal purposes and is aware of the animal's protected status, they will be punished in line with the Criminal Law, the draft says. It is ...
  • Endangered Species List: These Ten Animals May Be Extinct In Ten Years [Video]

    Endangered Species List: These Ten Animals May Be Extinct In Ten Years [Video]
    The endangered species list has been growing for a long time now, inspiring several films and movements such as PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) in its wake. These animals usually end up on the list for different reasons, including changes in environment and plain and simple poaching. While it may seem like a
  • Don't give up on Australia's endangered species | David Lindenmayer

    Don't give up on Australia's endangered species | David Lindenmayer
    David Lindenmayer: It?s defeatist to say that some plants and animals should be allowed to become extinct. Here are five things we can do to help save them David Lindenmayer
  • China enhances penalty for killing, eating endangered species

    China enhances penalty for killing, eating endangered species
    Those who eat endangered species at restaurants might receive criminal punishment, according to a draft judicial interpretation being reviewed this week by China's top legislature. If a person buys r .....
  • China Considers Hard Time for Eating Endangered Species

    China Considers Hard Time for Eating Endangered Species
    Chinese legislators are discussing draft regulations to clarify that people who dine on protected animals could face prison terms
 
 
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  • Incredible Scam to Kill Inedible Wolves

    Incredible Scam to Kill Inedible Wolves
    by Michael Markarian, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund — Our thanks to Michael Markarian for permission to republish this post, which originally appeared on his blog Animals & Politics on April 16, 2014. There is more fallout from the Michigan wolf hunt scandal, in which state legislators relied on and trafficked in exaggerated […]
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  • Animals in the News

    Animals in the News
    Almost everywhere that influenza has visited this long winter, it has done so with a vengeance, memorably and without mercy. I'm seldom seriously ill at all, for instance, but in January and again in March the flu got me not once but twice---and I'm not even an otter.
  • An Enchanted Ecosystem in the Windy City

    An Enchanted Ecosystem in the Windy City
    Chicago's Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary, a 15-acre refuge (and adjacent 11-acre dune habitat), is a hugely important stopover for hundreds of species of birds, particularly migrants that make their journeys along the shores of the inland ocean known as Lake Michigan. Exhausted after flapping for miles along a lake lined by human habitation, they encounter a mass of greenery---and the food and shelter it affords---that is an oasis in the urban desert.
  • At Long Last, These Bears Are Saved

    At Long Last, These Bears Are Saved
    For millennia, traditional Chinese medicine has employed bear bile and gallbladder in its medicinal remedies to treat a range of ailments, from headaches to hemorrhoids. Increasingly, as the value of bile went up, so, too, did the pressure on bear populations to supply the mounting demand. Hence, the development of bile farms in Asia in the 1980s and the widespread uncovering of bear carcasses across America, their abdomens sliced open and the gallbladders removed.