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Mozambique destroys ivory, rhino horn in anti-poaching move

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique destroyed a large stockpile of confiscated ivory and rhino horn on Monday in an effort to curb severe poaching, the government said. 191 more words

Humanity

Leopard Cats Thriving in India's Western Ghats, WCS Study Shows

Researchers in India have, for the first time, estimated the population density of Leopard Cat, a hitherto little studied wild cat that’s comparable to domestic cats in size. 266 more words

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In the Clouds of Forever

And they call this work!

I went hiking last week in the remote north or Laos. Hiking a brand new trail that’s just been cut, to ‘survey’ it for the Wildlife Conservation Society. 261 more words

What's Dominique Up To?

Warning! Post Contains Extreme Cuteness!!!

In this May 27, 2015 photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a southern pudu fawn walks in its enclosure at the Queens Zoo in New York. 60 more words

Animal Welfare

What’s Got The King Of Counting Tigers Growling?

There’s great hope for tigers in India, but miscalculated census numbers don’t help, says revered big cat expert Ullas Karanth.

By Vicki Croke

Believe it or not, there’s a right way and a wrong way to count tigers.

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NYC National Digital Stewardship Residency positions -application deadline: May 22, 2015

From METRO:

SEEKING OUR NEXT COHORT OF NDSR RESIDENTS

by Annie Tummino, Project Manager, METRO

We’re pleased to have announced the five host institutions that will take part in the 2015/16 cycle of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) in New York program.

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She finds adventure, if it doesn't find her first

By Nevin Martell

Jessica Pociask always packs three things when she travels: a camera, a pillow and a black-and-tan Bedouin scarf from Jordan, which can be used as a blanket, hat, shirt, skirt or to tie something up. 1,661 more words

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