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California Dairy Farmer Provides Habitat for 15,000 Imperiled Birds

Frank Mendonsa, a dairy farmer in Tipton, California, and the President of Western United Dairymen was recognized earlier this week for his significant contributions to protecting two colonies of the California emergency-listed Tricolored Blackbird. 534 more words

Agriculture

Why you should stop buying plastic!

Take a look around you. Most of everything we consume or use in anyway is plastic or comes in plastic packaging, it’s no secret that plastic plays a role in our everyday lives. 743 more words

Texas hunter receives death threats for Namibia excursion

Corey Knowlton paid $350,000 to hunt a black rhino in the African country in Namibia. The permit for Knowlton to do so was auctioned by the Dallas Safari Club and issued by Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism. 486 more words

Why giant pandas have trouble digesting bamboo

It’s no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo. 561 more words

Science

Snake-eyes

Ultimately the combination of heat and wind made photographing insects in Cyprus rather tricky so I turned my attention to some of the lizards.

Pictured above is the… 150 more words

Macro Photography

Controversial Dallas Rhino Hunter Gets His Kill

NORTHERN NAMIBIA – Notorious big game hunter Corey Knowlton finally cashed in on his controversial $350,000 bid to kill an endangered black rhino in Namibia. 163 more words

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