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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless

Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
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Radical overhaul needed to halt Earth’s sixth great extinction event

Life has existed on Earth for roughly 3.7 billion years. During that time we know of five mass extinction events — dramatic episodes when many, if not most, life forms vanished in a geological...
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How Old Will You Be When These Animals Go Extinct?

It’s estimated that between hundreds to thousands of species go extinct every year, according to stats from the WWF. In fact, some projections put the number of annual extinctions at 100,000 species every year.The calculation is based on...

China is Breeding Tigers Like Cattle, and It’s a Billion Dollar Industry

Only a century ago, there were 100,000 tigers roaming wild on the earth. Today, that number has dropped to a miserable figure of 3,200. In fact, today there are more tigers in captivity than...
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This Endangered Species Act Loophole Will Let Killer of Famous Gray Wolf Escape Prosecution

For the first time in 70 years, a wolf padded through the Grand Canyon.A great explorer and adventurer, she travelled alone hundreds of miles from the Northern Rockies to a place wolves had called...
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A Controversial New Study Fuels the Wolf Management Debate

Recently, anti-wolf billboards have cropped up in eastern Washington State. The message is clear, with an elk, dogs and a little girl happily minding their own business, while 2 yellow eyes appear beside the...
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Big Brother May Be the Savior of Life on Earth

Just over two hundred years ago, American Naturalist John James Audubon tied some string to a bird’s leg to see if it would come back the following year.That following spring, he was amazed to...
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At 80 Years Young, Jane Goodall Still Ignites the Imaginations and Inspirations of Us...

Where did we come from?Scientists and philosophers have been asking that question since human beings were first able to think.World renowned primatologist – she practically coined the term – Jane Goodall – has demonstrated...
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Saving Endangered Species in a Giant Glass Biodome

Could a giant artificial biodome made of glass be what our planet needs to start saving endangered species? That's a theory being proposed by Samoo, an architecture and engineering firm that wants to see the realization of...
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Endangered Animals of the World [Infographic]

This new infographic from Inis Environmental Consultants aims to raise awareness about some of the animals of the world that face dangerously low population levels, including orangutans, tigers, rhinos, pandas and more.See the full infographic...