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A drastically greener Arctic

  New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY | 31 March 2013 Boom in trees, shrubs expected to lead to net increase in climate warming New...

Riches of a changing Mongolia

  The riches under Mongolia's Turquoise Hill JUSTIN ROWLATT on BBC NEWS | 23 March 2013, 9:29 PM Beneath the Gobi desert lie enormous reserves of gold, silver and copper - but...
chiru

Book Review: Tibet Wild

  Review: Two from Tibet By MATT MILLER on THE NATURE CONSERVANCY | 19 March 2013 Tibet Wild: A Naturalist’s Journeys on the Roof of the World. By George B. Schaller. Island...
Tarkine Rainforest

10 of the world’s last great wilderness areas

  10 of the world's last great wilderness areas By JINI REDDY on CNN TRAVEL | 5 March 2013, 7:13 P.M. EST (CNN) -- Computers, cell phones and Aeron chairs will only get...
Broad Peak

First Winter Ascent of Broad Peak

  First Winter Ascent of Broad Peak:Polish Team Bags Ascent By JOE SPRING in OUTSIDE | 5 March 2013 A polish team reached the summit of Broad Peak on Tuesday afternoon, notching...

Thailand in landmark ivory pledge

Via BANGKOK POST | 3 March 2013, 5:02 P.M.     Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised Sunday to end her nation's trade in ivory, delighting conservationists who have long urged the...
CITES COP16

CITES 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand | 3-14 March 2013

Last UPDATED 16 March 2013, 4:46 P.M. EST Bangkok, Thailand. The 16th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna...

Shark kills number 100 million annually

  Shark kills number 100 million annually, research says By MATT MCGRATH on BBC NEWS | 1 March 2013, 2:47 P.M. - LAST UPDATED 4 MARCH 2013, 10:09 P.M. The most accurate...
African elephant

From Elephants’ Mouths to China

  The Price of Ivory: From Elephants’ Mouths, an Illicit Trail to China By DAN LEVIN in THE NEW YORK TIMES | 1 March 2013 PUZHAI, China — Chinese investors have anointed it “white...

Central Russia meteorite explosion

  Chelyabinsk, Russia.   This past Friday an unexpected meteorite soared over the skies of Central Russia, culminating in a fiery explosion over the Ural Mountains.  No one was hurt, but...

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