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Saving hawksbill turtles, one plant at a time

How do you help endangered hawksbill turtles survive? One plant at a time! Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park natural resources management staff recently planted 746 naupaka kahaki… 190 more words

Pacific Island National Parks

Researchers To Stop An Endemic In Pork Industry?

Researchers from the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have developed new tests with aim to prevent diarrhea viruses in the pork industry. The endemic is currently devastating the pork industry. 26 more words

News

When Is Corruption Honest?

I am asking this question in the light of recent UK events. A government minister has just resigned after being caught fiddling her expenses. The prime minister has said it was her decision. 195 more words

Thought For The Day

Featured: Palawan Bearcat

Palawan Bearcat or Palawan binturong (Arctictis binturong whitei) is a subspecies of the bearcat native to the island of Palawan in the Philippines. It is considered to be one of the largest mammal in the mainland Palawan. 145 more words

Arctictis Binturong

Ian's Bird of the Week - Black-fronted Tern

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Black-fronted Tern ~ by Ian Montgomery

Newsletter ~ 3/10-14

To mark the 500th bird of the week, here is a rather special tern from New Zealand, the Black-fronted Tern, which I photographed while on the quest for the very special Black Stilt. 582 more words

Birdwatching

Jade Vine

Locally known as Tayabak and internationally known with its scientific name Strongylodon macrobotrys, this elegant plant is a vine belonging to the order Fabales of the family Fabaceae and is endemic here in the Philippines. 23 more words