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Sea Otters.

This week is the 15th annual Sea Otter Awareness Week! These cute and wonderful creatures have captured the love of many but because of numerous factors, they’re considered to be at a threatened conservation status. 699 more words

Animals

The Five Most Endangered Cat Species

The environmental news network Mongabay recently published a list of the five most endangered wild cat species. They are:

  1. The tiger (Panthera tigris): 2,154-3,159 mature individuals in the wild…
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Steller's Sea Lions

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a full screen image. Steller’s Sea Lions are the largest of the sea lions and the third largest of the pinnipeds, that class of animals that includes seals, sea lions, and walruses.

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Conservation

RHINO HORN TRAFFIC

(Source: http://www.straitstimes.com) SINGAPORE – A 29-year-old Vietnamese man is assisting the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) with investigations, after eight cut pieces of illegal rhino horns were found in his luggage while he was on transit in Changi Airport on Thursday (Aug 31).

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SINGAPORE AIRLINES SUPPORTS FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING

(Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com) SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines (SIA) is now amongst a group of 38 carriers which have pledged their support in the fight against illegal wildlife trafficking routes.

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PLASTIC POLLUTING THE ARCTIC OCEAN

A team from Exeter University discovered blocks of polystyrene in areas hundreds of miles from land which until recently were covered by ice all year round.

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Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?

Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the GarReturn of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. 441 more words

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