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World Wildlife

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) was the subject of an April Resident discussion led by Sherry of Recreation. Wildlife needs protecting against extinction as it contributes in so many ways to human life on earth, and in any case we don’t want to lose elegant creature types like the caribou which we learn are a rapidly diminishing presence. 137 more words

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Exporting endangered Parrots From Dominica to Germany questioned...

The bird conservation group BirdsCaribbean has released a statement questioning the export of rare parrots from Dominica to Germany. BirdsCaribbean also joined over a dozen international groups asking the United Nations to investigate the export and help return the parrots to their native island.

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Conservation

Ocean Acidification and Kelp Forests...

A California sea lion in a kelp forest. (Reinhard Dirscherl/ullstein bild via Getty Images.) As the ocean’s pH drops, scientists are studying whether kelp and seagrass can create refuges to could help marine life survive acidifying waters.

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Conservation

Humans Are Causing Mammals to Shrink!

Guest commentary by David Middleton

From the No Schist Sherlock files…

PUBLIC RELEASE: 19-APR-2018

Humans have been driving a global reduction in mammal size for thousands of years…

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Obvious Science

Emily's Bell

It was a year or so ago that I, Kenneth Kilmer, bought the small farm from the estate of Henry Stoughton. There was a ramshackle shed on the property, overtaken and brought down by bramble, the boards in the drywall rotting up from the ground, producing gaps large enough for rodents to enter. 2,103 more words

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Emily's Bell

It was a year or so ago that I, Kenneth Kilmer, bought the small farm from the estate of Henry Stoughton. There was a ramshackle shed on the property, overtaken and brought down by bramble, the boards in the drywall rotting up from the ground, producing gaps large enough for rodents to enter. 2,103 more words

Fiction