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UN General Assembly adopts resolution to move forward with high seas treaty negotiations

MIKE GAWORECKI on MONGABAY | 26 December 2017 The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on Sunday to convene negotiations for an international treaty to protect the...
Trump national monument review

How to Comment on the Trump National Monument Review

Comment Now In an apparent effort to dismantle critical protections for American wilderness on land and sea, President Trump has issued an Executive Order to review the status of National...
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Denmark gets its first wild wolf pack in 200 years

PATRICK BARKHAM on THE GUARDIAN | 4 May 2017 "A wolf pack is roaming wild in Denmark for the first time in more than 200 years after a young female...
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Trump orders review of national monuments, vows to ‘to end these abuses and return...

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 26 April 2016 "President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review any national monument created since Jan....
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NRDC Needs Your Help to Protect U.S. National Monuments

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 26 April 2017 On Wednesday April 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instructing the Interior Department to review national monument...
Bengal tiger

Limited gene flow between 2 Bengal tiger populations in the western Himalayan foothills

PLOS | 26 April 2017 The flow of genes between Bengal tigers in two reserves of the Terai Arc Landscape in western Himalayan foothills is too low, according to a...
National Monument Designations

Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 24 April 2017 "President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review national monument designations his three predecessors have...

Bison and yaks soon on way to Pleistocene Park after Kickstarter campaign raises $110,000

THE SIBERIAN TIMES | 11 April 2017 "A total of 747 people from around the world backed a fundraiser which will allow bison and yaks to be brought to Pleistocene...
rhinoceros horns

South African Court Ends Ban on Sale of Rhinoceros Horns

RUSSELL GOLDMAN on THE NEW YORK TIMES | 5 April 2017 "A court in South Africa effectively overturned a national ban on the trade of rhinoceros horns, a move that...

U.N. High Seas Preparatory Committee (PrepCom)

3rd Session of the U.N. Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) on the High Seas UN Headquarters, NYC | 27 March - 7 April 2017   UN member states are discussing how to create marine...

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Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

JoANNA KLEIN in THE NEW YORK TIMES | 14 February 2018 "The remote rain forests in Peru’s northeast corner are vast — so vast that...
How Scientists Use Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures to Fight Cancer

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MATTHEW O. BERGER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 22 January 2018 Determining whether new immunotherapies are successfully fighting cancer cells can be difficult and expensive. Creatures...
Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

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