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Trolling Nature

We are trolls. We trolled nature and found our key to survival.

Then we drew lines, and called them lands.

Then we fought wars and invented patriotism, and called our lands, country. 95 more words

Life

Cautionary Tales for the Concerned Traveler: The Story of the Key Deer and Speeding

The Florida Keys have plenty of attractions to bring travelers from all over the globe – an otherworldly highway of bridges over the sea, a massive, empty fortress on the edge of American waters, and the sea-side town of Key West at the center of it all (all of which you can learn more about in my last post… 793 more words

U.S. Travel

Inquirer: No more ‘butanding’ swim for Miss U bets

“Whale sharks in Oslob are fed to lure them to a spot, making them dependent and vulnerable to poaching and injuries, environmentalist said.”

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Biodiversity Conservation

Caring for Wildlife

It’s easy, publishing a blog on natural history museums and wildlife trafficking, to focus on instances where wildlife was hurt or treated unethically. Although the situation is all too common, for the first post of 2017, it’s worth paying attention to a selection of positive stories that will make difference to fight against wildlife crime. 608 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Global Forest Change Map

This is a comprehensive map that lets you assess the severity of deforestation throughout the planet. You may zoom in to the different areas around the globe. 26 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

CNN: Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation

“When forests are cleared and set in flames, the carbon in the trees is released as carbon dioxide — the main greenhouse gas contributing to climate change.”

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Mashable: The world's largest elephant ivory market is shutting down

“Poachers kill between 20,000-30,000 African elephants each year for the illegal ivory trade, which is primarily run by organized crime syndicates with money funneling to them from demand in Asia.”

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