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Trump's elephant trophy reversal comes as a surprise to administration employees, interest groups

By Miranda Green, CNN

President Donald Trump’s move late Friday night to postpone a decision to allow the import of elephant hunting trophies from two African countries came as a surprise not only to interest groups, but also the US Fish and Wildlife Service employees who oversaw the proposed change in policy, a source with knowledge of the agency’s process told CNN. 882 more words

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Tourism and the environment

Sustainable and responsible tourism is slowly becoming a trend in recent years. Tourists and locals are becoming more aware of their ecological footprint on the planet. 114 more words

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Katelyn, masters student researching contaminants (specifically mercury) in arctic breeding shorebirds

Hey there! This is Katelyn here, taking over the guest blog this week. I originally hail from the urban soup of southern Ontario, Canada. But I’m currently completing my Master’s in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 1,069 more words

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Oyster Castle Assembly

MSS traveled to the Eastern Shore to help the Nature Conservancy of VA with building submerged walls out of oyster castles.  This UVA EVSC graduate student’s research project is studying different ways of arranging oyster castles in order to promote oyster conservation.

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Disco Badgers

I’ve seen some things you won’t believe,
Whilst jogging in the park.
I once saw a duck eat a chocolate eclair,
But the strangest things come after dark. 279 more words