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Down An Amazing Rabbithole

Yesterday’s post got us looking through the MacArthur Foundation’s website, and lots of worthy material there to investigate, including this news we missed a couple months back. 463 more words

Culture

Africa's forest elephants could take 100 years to recover from poaching

Forest elephants have seen a 65 percent population decline between 2002 and 2013 and now, because of low reproductive rates, it could take the species nearly a century for its population to recover from the effects of increased poaching over the past few decades, … 70 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

It Could Take a Century to Recover

Portrait of an Elephant, Indian, c.1620-30

Study finds extremely slow reproduction rate unable to keep pace with deaths

African forest elephants have experienced serious poaching, driving an estimated population decline of 65% between 2002 and 2013. 273 more words

Animals

National Parks Valorizing Flora & Fauna

Glad to see chefs in South America leading this innovative form of entrepreneurial conservation, and crossing country borders to do so:

Bolivian national park serving up sustainable ingredients for fine dining…

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Sustainability

Happy 28th Anniversary to the Central Park Zoo

Tomorrow is the 28th anniversary of the Central Park Zoo. The long history of the zoo is fascinating – you can read all about it here… 72 more words

Photography

Unexpected Treasures at Prospect Park Zoo

The Wildlife Conservation Society has 5 zoos and aquariums (Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium), and each one has its own strengths and personality. 579 more words

New York City