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  • Texas may be new home for endangered White Rhinos
    Texas may be new home for endangered White Rhinos
    Poverty kills. We all know this. But when poverty is the driving force behind the near extinction of a species, something must be done. The white rhino population of South Africa is dwindling not just by day, but by hour due to poaching. Because...
  • You may care about the earth, but the earth doesn't give a toss about you.
    You may care about the earth, but the earth couldn't give a toss about you.
    Children: The earth is an inanimate object that couldn’t care less about us or what we do to it, in it or on it.~~If you feel inclined to worry about the earth, ask not what harm we can do to the earth, ask rather what harm the earth can do...
  • April 18: Screening of 'Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret'
    April 18: Screening of 'Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret'
    The documentaryCowspiracy: The Sustainability Secrettakes an unflinching look at an industry that most environmental groups have been afraid to target: animal agriculture. Filmmakers Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn make the case that livestock...
  • White rhino
    Northern white rhino dies at San Diego Safari Zoo leaving only five in existence
    The northern white rhinoceros is close to extinction and after the death of one rhino at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Sunday, there are only five left. All of the rhinos are in captivity.Angalifu was 44-years-old when he died of old age at the...
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    Extremely rare white rhino dies at the San Diego Safari Park
    One of the last remaining northern white rhinos on Earth died of old age at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park yesterday. Angalifu, a well known favorite at the park died at an estimated age of 44. He was born in the wild and originally brought to the...
  • Giraffe Conservation Foundation
    The silent extinction of giraffes in Africa
    Yesterday, the sad news broke about the rapidly shrinking giraffe population in Africa. Dr. Julian Fennessy, Executive Director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and a leading conservation scientist, commented that in the last 15 years, ...
  • Giraffes
    Giraffes' extinction: Population quickly dropping
    Giraffes' extinction may be closer than anyone thought. The population of giraffes in Africa has been quickly dropping. According to a Wednesday, Dec. 3 report by ABC, there are several reasons the giraffes' extinction is now a real danger...
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    Paleontologists unearth bizarre ‘fish lizard’ in China
    Researchers recently found a 248 million year old fossil of an ancient reptile in China, which might have lived both on land and in the sea and is believed to be the oldest known member of a well-known group of marine reptiles.The specimen is an...
  • Salamander on Rock
    Deadly fungus could wipe out American salamanders
    Salamanders have always been regarded as mythical creatures. Originally thought to be born from fire, the little amphibian was considered to be capable of warding off flames. Unfortunately, those protective powers can’t save the creature...
  • Animal carcass and desolation
    Animal populations have declined 52 percent and humans are to blame
    The Telegraph reported on Sept. 30, that over the last 40 years, the earth’s animal population has dwindled down to approximately 48 percent. According to a report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) the decline in animal populations includes...
  • Noahs Ark, People's Climate March, NYC, September 21, 2014
    Days of Awe: Where we fit in the scheme of things
    I've been playing a mental game.A couple of numbers have been gnawing at my mind.There are 7 billion people alive today. How many homo sapiens have ever walked the earth in the 200,000 years since homo sapiens first appeared (becoming more...
  • Climate Crisis: Are we there yet?
    Special presentations on climate change and its effects by Dr. Guy McPherson
    Dr. Guy McPherson presents: “CLIMATE CRISIS: Are we there yet? An evening with Guy McPherson” As part of his Northwest tour this special presentation is being held at a local art gallery in Hayward on Sept. 29, 2014. Dr. McPherson will...
  • Canada lynx
    Canada lynx gets measure of critical habitat protection after litigation battle
    On Thursday the Department of Interior US Fish and Wildlife Service announced a two-part decision regarding federal court orders that found the Service inadequately protected habitat of the Canada Lynx, which was listed for protection under the...
  • Dr. Jane Goodall steps in to help save Australia's iconic dingo
    Dr. Jane Goodall steps in to help save Australia's iconic dingo
    While Jane Goodall may best be known for her work with chimpanzees, the accomplishments of the English primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist go far beyond studying primates.Dr. Goodall has received many honors for her environmental and...
  • Martha the passenger pigeon
    September 1st is a sad anniversary for a special bird
    This Monday is Labor Day, but it’s also a sad anniversary as well. September 1st, 2014 is also the anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, Martha. She was a resident of the Cincinnati Zoo for several years, though her exact...
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