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Travel Stories and Photos for the Month

Rio Grande del Norte New Mexico
BBC Travel takes a look at a stunning National Monument: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20150806-new-mexicos-newest-monument

Charming Sand Cat Kittens
A female endangered sand cat in an Israeli zoo has given birth to a litter of three kittens. 91 more words

Nature And The Environment

ENVIRONMENT: Don’t miss my regular environment articles in online mag Redhotchillinews.com. This week endangered species.

ENVIRONMENT: In this article I initially look at the global uproar caused by the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe and also the plight of other endangered species. 27 more words

China seizes 620 turtles and tortoises, most endangered, in shipment from Vietnam

BEIJING – Chinese border patrol officials seized 620 wild turtles and tortoises – 510 of them considered endangered – that were found alive in a shipment of frozen seafood from Vietnam, state media said Sunday. 164 more words

World

Vulnerable Bird Species: Cranes

The flock of grey cranes moved with skilful elegance. I watched under a spell as their fluid movements transformed into a dance as they crossed the green fields.  515 more words

Birds

Study eyes powerlines as factor in sage grouse decline

Another piece in the sage grouse puzzle …

Staff Report

FRISCO — After closely studying a greater sage-grouse subpopulation on the Columbia Plateau in eastern Washington, wildlife biologists said that power lines may be a greater factor in habitat fragmentation than previously believed. 635 more words

Environment

Sarawak's Oangutans

Sarawak’s Orangutans

Our guide brought us to the sanctuary a little too early,  before the rangers arrived to supervise the orangs that were coming to the feeding station. 77 more words

Wildlife Photography

Feds boost greater sage-grouse efforts with $211 million for more conservation measures

Focus is on voluntary, incentive-based approach

Staff Report

FRISCO —Acknowledging the deteriorating health of sagebrush habitat and the decline of greater sage-grouse, federal officials this week announced a $211 million push to fund  conservation plans and to help implement an effective strategy to reduce rangeland fire risk. 352 more words

Environment