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Joshua Rice

The Bushmeat Trade

Introduction to the Bushmeat Trade Poaching is usually portrayed in the media with images of rhinoceros killed for their horns and elephants murdered for their tusks. While this is certainly happening—and it’s a travesty where and when it occurs—it’s far from the extent of this

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Elaine Sheng

North American Animals Affected by Climate Change

There are currently an estimated 1,300 endangered or threatened animal species in North America alone, whose numbers have been severely affected by human activity. Globally, in just the past five centuries, we’ve witnessed the extinction of an equivalent of almost two species per year. That

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Aubree Cosper

Local Communities Saving Endangered Species

There is a delicate balance between the lives of people and the lives of animals. As a society, we often forget that we are part of nature ourselves. Our choices, our lives, and our beliefs are important factors in this world we all call home.

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Stori Smith

Turtle Tradition

As they scuttle across the sand toward the ocean, newborn sea turtles are already creating decades deep memories. They imprint on the chemical specifics of the sand, coast, and ocean. These become a coordinate system of directional cues that, ten to fifteen years later, will

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Stori Smith

Bankrupting Biodiversity

The Amazon rainforest is many things: largest rainforest on the planet, home to one million indigenous people, carbon sink helping to alleviate climate change. It is also a biodiversity hotspot providing habitat for 10% of all known species in the world. Sadly, decades of deforestation

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Stori Smith

Silent Giants: The Decrease in Giraffes across Africa

African elephants are an infamous martyr to human encroachment and poaching. Their population’s devastating decline inspires outrage and calls for increased conservation. But, in the shadows of this outcry, another struggling African icon still waits for witnesses. In this world, there are fewer giraffes than

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Linda Lanzl

What you can do right now

What you can do right now VOLUNTEER – at a local wildlife refuge or at the numerous ethical wildlife sanctuaries around the world, that often need volunteers to help save animals. Speak Up for Wildlife – Speak up against animal cruelty, against trophy hunting, circuses

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Lindsey Beres

Plight of the Red Wolf

Somewhere in the eastern North Carolina wilderness, concealed by a canopy of oaks and pines, a pack of collared predators roams. The animals have no idea that, in as soon as a few days, they could receive what amounts to a death sentence from the

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Fur farming is rampant and contributes to the death of millions of animals each year.
Aubree Cosper

Japan Closes Last Fur Farm!

What Are Fur Farms? We are all consumers of some sort. From the food we buy to the newest line of Nike shoes – we are all part of a consumerist society. This is currently the reality of our world, we must buy things to

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Lindsey Beres

Wildlife Populations Have Collapsed Since 1970s

A disturbing study says the world’s wild animal population has plunged 58% since 1970, the BBC reports. Researchers from the WWF and the Zoological Society of London warn that if current trends continue, two-thirds of the world’s wildlife will be gone by 2020. The finger

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Aubree Cosper

Breeding Population of Indochinese Tigers Brings Hope

A miraculous sighting has given scientists hope for a brighter future for the endangered Indochinese tiger. In 2017, Conservationists from Thailand’s  Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) released observed findings documenting a second pair of breeding tigers in the region. Through surveillance cameras,

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