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China shuts some ivory factories, Hong Kong seen as a loophole

By FARAH MASTER | HONG KONG on REUTERS | 31 March 2017   "China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant ivory tusks, is shutting a third of its...

New light on the habitat of early apes

  Discovery by Baylor University Researchers Sheds New Light on the Habitat of Early Apes BAYLOR UNIVERSITY | 18 February 2014 WACO, Texas -- Baylor University researchers, in collaboration with an...

Whales and humans overlap in African waters

  Whales and Human-Related Activities Overlap in African Waters WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY | 5 February 2014 WCS-led satellite tracking study charts humpback whale movements and identifies overlap with offshore ocean industries Scientists with...

Connecting corridors to save biodiversity

  New maps highlight habitat corridors in the tropics WOODS HOLE RESEARCH CENTER | 27 January 2014 Biodiversity co-benefits and climate change mitigation strategies Falmouth, Mass. – A team of Woods Hole Research...

Lions are critically endangered in West Africa

  PANTHERA | 9 January 2014 New York, NY – A report published today concludes that the African lion is facing extinction across the entire West African region. The West African...

War Elephant Myths Debunked by DNA

CLAIRE STURGEON on THE INSTITUTE FOR GENOMIC BIOLOGY | 9 January 2014 Through DNA analysis, Illinois researchers have disproved years of rumors and hearsay surrounding the ancient Battle of Raphia,...

Behold, the Lion Whisperer

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 21 November 2013 In episode 5 of the HERO3+ Adventure Series, journey to South Africa with Kevin Richardson for a closeup look at...

Greg Asner: Ecology from the air

TED | Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Nov 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 • Posted on I am Wilderness 19 November 2013 What are our forests really made of? From the...

A Facebook for monkeys?

Biologists find an evolutionary Facebook for monkeys and apes STUART WOLPERT on UCLA NEWSROOM | 18 November 2013 Why do the faces of some primates contain so many different colors —...

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