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Endangered Species Day May 20

Find endangred species events  near you.  Find  books and films about wildlife.  I like the film “Damnation” about people organizing to save rivers and their wildlife.   Link

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Great Barrier Reef Bleaching

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Tigers Increase

Tigers increase from as few as 3200 to 3890.  

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Elephants and Rhinos

A lovelorn bull elephant walked 130 miles, traveling by night and hiding by day, looking for a mate. He was avoiding the poachers who send ivory to China. Over 150 park rangers in the Congo have been killed by poachers in the last 10 years. Last year poachers killed 1338 rhinos in Africa. “Elephant Stealth […]

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Great Elephant & Orangutan Film

  See the film “Born to Be Wild”  and donate to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust refuge for orphaned elephants and to the Orangutan Foundation International for orphaned orangutans.  This is an upbeat film, with adorable young elephants and orangutans being reintroduced into the wild.   The film shows  orphans  rescued after poachers have killed […]

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Species Extinction & the Decline of Populations

Frogs, toads, salamanders, reptiles, birds, bees, primates,  coral reefs, turtles, sharks, rays, plants ocean species, and vertebrates all are declining in abundance.  There are fewer species and smaller populations remaining.  And as we are minds embodied and bodies envirionned, we are interdependent on these webs of biodiversity.  For oxygen, for food, for health, for peace, for our […]

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Politics & Business Overrule Science at Fish and Wildlife

A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says staff feel that wildlife science is  being overturned by business and political interests. Read: Science Endangered at the Fish and Wildlife Service

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Bacigalupi Thrillers about Drought, Rising Seas, & Loss of Biodiversity

link Here is one interview. The Water Knife is a detective thriller set amidst drought refugees and physical battles between cities over water.  It has romance, murder, gangs, chases, and journalists. The Windup Girl is about a future of GMOs, rising sea levels, hunger, loss of species of food crops,  racial blaming, and hunger after terminator […]

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Ask Obama to Veto Bills that Harm Wolves & Endangered Species

link Politicians are pushing bills  that remove protection from wolves and that make it more difficult, complex, costly and slower  to protect rare species.

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