Pushing for prohibit on domestic tusk trade spurs feud at international summit

As coalition of countries, including US, push for resolution to end practise, Japan, Namibia, South Africa and Canada raise concerns at Hawaii meeting A resolution to end the domestic trading in ivory has descended into acrimony at a major conservation summit, with a handful of countries, including Japan and South Africa, objecting to the proposed […]

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Goose Forms An Adorable Friendship With The Man Who Rescued Her As A Gosling

A lifesaving act on an Oregon lake lead to an incredible connection between two very unlikely friends. Mike Javanjee was out on his barge with some friends one day when they noticed a tiny newborn gosling drowning in Lake Oswego. After fishing the baby bird out of the water, Javanjee figured he would take her […]

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Penguins starving to death is a sign that something’s very wrong in the Antarctic | John Sauven

Overfishing, petroleum drilling, pollution and climate change are imperilling the ecosystem. But ocean sanctuaries could help protect what belongs to us all, says Greenpeace director John Sauven The awful news that all but two penguin chicks have starved to death out of a colony of nearly 40,000 birds is a grim illustration of the enormous […]

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Sammy the Seal- the Wicklow resident whose ‘fishing trips’ keep going viral

Sammy the Seal maintains appearing in the worlds media as unsuspecting visitors stumble upon Wicklows star attraction visiting the fish shop Why did the seal cross the road? To get to the fish shop on the other side. That’s the regular scene in Wicklow in Ireland, where Sammy the Seal gets fed three times a […]

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The primal thrill of sharks: the emotional occurrence for rewilding the sea

I was delighted to see giant basking sharks on a recent trip-up to Scotland, but such moments of wonder are rare. Creating fishing reserves would allow our oceans to recover and preserve this incredible feeling I believe we possess a ghost psyche: a set of capacities that helped procure our survival in more dangerous hours, […]

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Shark assaults reach record high in 2015, global tally proves

International Shark Attack File notes 98 unprovoked shark assaults including six fatalities with US, Australia and South Africa witnessing highest numbers Sharks assaulted people 98 times in 2015, a spike in unprovoked assaults that set a new record as human populations rise, researchers found in an annual global tally released on Monday. Six people were […]

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Boy, 11, shoots charging bear to save fishing party in Alaska

Elliot Clark was strolling through woods with three family members and three puppies when the bear charged them Quick action from an 11 -year-old boy saved a fishing party from a charging brown bear, Alaska state troopers said. Elliot Clark was walking through the woods near Game Creek with three family members and three dogs […]

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Japan to outstrip bluefin tuna quota amid warns of commercial extinction

Conservationists call on Japan to abide by fishing agreements after reports annual quota is likely to be exceeded two months early Conservation groups have called on Japan to abide by international agreements to curb catches of Pacific bluefin tuna after reports said the country was poised to exceed an annual quota two months early adding […]

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