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Enriching the minds of Kibera’s youth through Skype

Most people wouldn’t expect a class of students  in the heart of Kibera – Africa’s largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya – to travel the world. But with Skype, my class and I have become global virtual travelers . 444 more words

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Miami Bat Squad tracks rare species to golf course roost


An injured Florida bonneted bat recuperates at Zoo Miami, in this handout picture taken in 2014 and provided by Zoo Miami.
CREDIT: REUTERS/DUSTIN SMITH/ZOO MIAMI/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS… 498 more words

Endangered Species

A dozen puffins will get you 800 mackerel: Inside the weird economy of zoos

Under the endangered species act, buying or selling an endangered animal requires a permit. The permits are hard to get — even for zoos and aquariums. 343 more words

Endangered Species

Malayan tigers become critically endangered as numbers decline

Kuala Lumpur – Malayan tigers are now considered critically endangered species with their numbers in the wild declining despite efforts to protect them from poaching, officials and conservationists said Monday. 133 more words

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Governments: billions for social good

LONDON – Governments can unleash billions of dollars to tackle social problems more effectively if they take bold steps to reduce barriers to investing for both profit and social good, a task force set up by the world’s richest nations said on Monday. 478 more words

Humanity

Art boxes on display to aid cheetahs, lemurs

Local artists and retailers are collaborating to raise public awareness of the plight of endangered species, focusing on cheetahs and lemurs. The KeepSafe Project is an annual fundraiser to support the work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the Lemur Conservation Foundation, organizations dedicated to the conservation of these endangered species. 341 more words

Endangered Species