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Kruger in Pictures

Some special moments and sightings worth sharing… 111 more words

Kruger

Featured Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus

Today, I watched the movie Kon-Tiki, about Thor Heyendral’s voyage to Polynesia from Peru.  It was a beautiful film – I might post about later.  One part that really caught my eye was the raft’s encounter with a whale shark.   136 more words

Threatened Species

Threatened species are those that are facing threats to their survival, and may be at risk of extinction. The International Union for Conservation of Nature ( 808 more words

Threatened Species

One dropped, four added to Alberta's threatened species list

Watch above: The province has added another bird and several fish to the threatening species list. But, as Kendra Slugoski reports, there is good news. 397 more words

News

Plant collecting in Kakadu

This year I headed north to collect plant material from Kakadu National Park – and to share skills with traditional owners, park rangers and local nursery operators on how to collect, handle and store seed. 190 more words

Kakadu National Park

Humpbacks and Finbacks --An Amazing Trip to the Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary off of Cape Cod

This was indeed the trip of a lifetime. We have been on whale watches before but because the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay offers especially good eating (much like Cape Cod itself), the whales hang out there in great numbers. 316 more words

Retirement In New York

Threatened and Endangered Species Listings Likely to Increase Under New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Policy

On July 1, 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service (both referred to herein as “FWS”) published a “Notice of Final Policy” interpreting the phrase “significant portion of its range” (“SPR”) in making listing decisions under the… 1,813 more words

Environmental Law