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Tara Kunesh

The Exotic Animal Trade Tragedy

Take a moment to imagine this. A baby parrot travels thousands of miles with its beak and feet taped together, trapped in a tube. Tiny turtles cross oceans stuffed into socks with tape over their shells to prevent their heads from emerging. And, pygmy monkeys

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U.S. Geological Survey from Reston, VA, USA, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Joshua Rice

Coral Bleaching

Imagine yourself on a warm sunny beach, palm trees swaying overhead and crystal clear waves breaking along the coast. You look out at the horizon—baby blue for miles on end. It seems like paradise. Yet this idyllic tropical getaway is hiding a growing ecological cancer.

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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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Lindsey Beres

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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Lindsey Beres

Orangutan Squeaks Reveal Language Evolution, Says Study

Scientists who spent years listening to the communication calls of one of our closest ape relatives say their eavesdropping has shed light on the origin of human language. Dr. Adriano Reis e Lameira from Durham University recorded and analyzed almost 5,000 orangutan “kiss squeaks”. He found that

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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

World’s Largest Marine Park Created In Antarctica

EU and 24 countries sign long-awaited agreement to protect 1.1m sq km of water in Southern Ocean, ensuring that fewer younger fish will be caught. A landmark international agreement to create the world’s largest marine park in the Southern Ocean has been brokered in Australia,

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