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Wit(h)nessing [Living Lexicon]

“Wit(h)nessing.” Environmental Humanities 10, no. 1 (2018): 343–345. This is a 1000+ word contribution to the Living Lexicon of the Environmental Humanities, a project of the journal. 120 more words

Affective Encounters

Update from the Field: Largest Buffalo Safe Zone Sold, Zinke Aims to Drive Down Buffalo Population

Source: Buffalo Field Campaign

Buffalo Safe Zone Sold

Montana’s largest Buffalo Safe Zone has been sold. The former Galanis property, about 700 acres of lush green grass and rolling hills, was recently bought, and while we don’t know exactly how the new owners feel about the buffalo, the large “Bison Safe Zone” sign has been removed. 662 more words

Animal Welfare

"The axolotl—nature’s miracle healer—is on the brink of extinction"

https://qz.com/1304554/the-axolotl-natures-miracle-healer-is-on-the-brink-of-extinction/

The axolotl, or Ambystoma mexicanum, is the ultimate survivalist: When an axolotl loses a leg, tail, or a bit of its heart, the body part regrows and nary a scar remains.

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News

Aida Cuní Sanchez Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of York Nine of 13 of Africa’s oldest and largest baobab trees have died in the past decade, it has been reported.

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Conservation

The Snow Leopard Trust (SLT) recently shared an important article on their blog. The United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has joined the fight against snow leopard poaching.

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Conservation

Revival of extinct species: science or fiction?

The idea to live among animals long extinct is very attractive and has been imaginatively described in many books, including “The Lost World” of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 926 more words

Science

Breaking the siege of Failure and Stagnation

Failure and stagnation are not part of the deal. The condition for success is for us to buy into the first commandment.

And thou shalt love the lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment… 447 more words

Faith