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Al Berman hopes the premiere of National Geographic’s Earth Live special doesn’t go as planned. It may seem like an odd wish for the award-winning producer, whose credits include Survivor, The Apprentice and Live from Space, but it’s this unpredictability that he thinks will make the nature special appealing for viewers.  More...

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By Jeremy Hance On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Five rangers die in grim month for wildlife protectors | Environment | The Guardian

The burial of Kasereka Matendere Mwana Zaire, a ranger for Virunga National Park who drowned after his boat capsized. Two others were killed as well. Photograph: Ranger Bantu (IDPE) Five wildlife rangers and three More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Why the U.S. Government Treats Catfish Unlike Any Other Fish

A US Catfish, likely unaware of his controversial status. US Army Corps of Engineers/Public Domain In early December, the House Freedom Caucus—a group of conservative Republicans aiming to push their party rightward—released More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis

The unsettling disappearance of a fisheries observer sparks questions about safety on the high seas and the fate of the fish stocks observers attempt to monitor. by Sarah Tory Published January 4, 2017 I. A More...

By Care2 On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Celebration – 2 Orangutans Who Spent Their Lives in Cages Are Returned to Their Forest Home

By Alicia Graef Animal advocates are celebrating the successful rescue, rehabilitation and release of two critically endangered Bornean orangutans who had spent their lives in cages as pets.  More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Mexico bid to save world’s smallest vaquita porpoise – BBC News

Mexican authorities and scientists are trying to save the world’s smallest porpoise by capturing illegal “ghost” fishing nets. They have managed to remove more than 100 dumped or lost nets left More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Harbourmaster in trouble over orca rescue would do it again – National – NZ Herald News

Whitianga harbourmaster Matthew Collicott was stood down from his operational duties after he and others rescued the killer whale overnight on Wednesday. Photo / Courtesy of Boom SailingLatest breaking news articles, More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Great Escape: Mongolia’s Altai Kazakh Eagle Hunters Festival

“Welcome to Bayan-Ölgii,” says Canat, “a strong country, for and with strong people.” Our host and the organiser of the Altai Kazakh Eagle Festival – the reason for our visit – he knows the More...

By Admin On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Wild Chimpanzee Mothers Teach Young To Use Tools, Video Study Confirms – African Conservation Foundation

The first documented evidence of wild chimpanzee mothers teaching their offspring to use tools has been captured by video cameras set to record chimpanzee tool-using activity at termite mounds in the Nouabalé-Ndoki More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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‘Win-win’ for wildlife, African farmers stems from partnership | Cornell Chronicle

  M. Atkinson/AHEAD The KAZA Transfrontier Conservation Area is home to close to half of elephants remaining on earth. Namibian farmer Robin Lyonga was hoping to sell his cattle to an accredited slaughterhouse More...