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Declining catch rates in Caribbean Nicaragua green turtle fishery may be result of overfishing

A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua’s legal, artisanal green sea turtle fishery has uncovered a stark reality: greatly reduced overall catch rates of turtles in what may have become an unsustainable take, according to conservation scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Florida. 313 more words

Eco News

POLL: New York Voters Support Statewide Ivory Ban

Survey shows that more than 80 percent of New Yorkers favor a ban on ivory sales

Support remains strong, even if a ban affects antiques dealers and private property owners… 666 more words

Zoo

Run For The Wild In Bronx Zoo Aims To Save Elephants From Poaching

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Run for the Wild gives people an opportunity to stay fit while helping endangered animals.

The sixth-annual run will be held April 26 at the Bronx Zoo. 269 more words

News

Eggs laid by captive pupfish could save the endangered species

Aquaculturist Olin Feurbacher watches the endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish swim in an aquarium at the Ash Meadows fish conservation facility. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times / March 4, 2014) 330 more words

Endangered Species

Stop the 2014 New Jersey Bear Hunt

We’ve got 12,211 signatures, help us get to 50,000

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Please help stop the 2014 NJ Bear Hunt. 596 more words

Sustainable Action Network

Afghanistan's Second National Park

The Afghan government has declared the entire Wakhan district - bordered by Pakistan to the south, China to the east, and Tajikistan to the north – in the remote northeast as the country’s second national park. 57 more words

Animal Rights

Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds

Grand Canyon seeks ways to manage bison herds roaming in northern reaches of national park

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The herds of bison roaming the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon are causing headaches for park staff as the animals graze in pristine meadows, trample vegetation, damage cliff dwellings and pollute water sources. 689 more words

Wildlife Conservation