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A Poem for World Turtle Day

by Mary Oliver:

The Turtle

breaks from the blue-black
skin of the water, dragging her shell
with its mossy scutes
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Poetry

Native Tribes to State: No Grizzly Trophy Hunts

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Tribal nations are asking that grizzly bears in areas considered for hunting
be relocated to tribal lands with suitable habitat. (Gregory Smith)

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Trophy Hunting

Morning at Oak Hammock Marsh on International Bird Migration Day!

On May 12th, Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Center celebrated International Migratory Bird Day. Tim Poole and Lynnea Parker helped lead a morning bird walk with Paula Grieef from Oak Hammock Marsh and Dr.

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Rare Giant Muntjac Deer Spotted in Vietnam...first seen in 1994!

This 2016 video says about itself: The giant muntjac, sometimes referred to as the large-antlered muntjac, is a species of muntjac deer. It is the largest muntjac species and was discovered in 1994 in Vũ Quang, Hà Tĩnh Province of Vietnam and in central Laos.

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More Herring from the Sea?

By Anthony Watts – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com From the NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY comes this study where they actually did the experiment right – and dissed other studies where “lab tanks” were used to study the ocean.

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Snow Crab and Acidication of the Ocean!

Effects of ocean acidification on Snow crab reproduction and early life history Similar to our southern Tanner crab long-term ocean acidification project, we are examining the effects of long-term exposure to acidified waters on snow crab embryonic development, hatching success, calcification, and larval condition and mortality.

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Environment

Wildlife Reserve in Malawi Repopulated!

MAJETE WILDLIFE RESERVE, Malawi Two decades ago, this patch of Malawian forest was almost emptied of wildlife. The last elephants had been poached. The lions had been caught in snare traps.

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