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Calling on Mountain Gorillas

Calling on Mountain Gorillas

Lisa Poppleton February 1, 2013 0

The Uganda Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, with the support of The Wildlife Conservation Society, recently checked in with the mountain gorilla population in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and found the primates doing

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Endangered and Endemic: The Fragile Wonders of Madagascar

Endangered and Endemic: The Fragile Wonders of Madagascar

Lisa Poppleton October 23, 2012 0

When endangered overlaps with endemic, the result is all too often extinction.  Scientists are alarmed by the increasing rate of vanishing species throughout the world, and few places have more unique treasures to lose

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Video: Rare Cross River Gorilla Footage

Video: Rare Cross River Gorilla Footage

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2012 9

The recent popularity of trail cams and camera traps has resulted in some pretty amazing footage of the natural world, such as that of Bhutan’s mountain tigers and a cougar’s epic journey. On May

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Save vanishing species next time you’re at the post office

Save vanishing species next time you’re at the post office

Wendy Redal October 11, 2011 0

I can’t say I’ve seen any tigers or rhinos lurking around my local post office, but next time I pop in for stamps, I’ll be able to help protect them. That’s because the U.S.

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Orca Awareness Month

Orca Awareness Month

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 28, 2011 4

I might be a little late—since it’s June 28—but I’m managing to get this one in just under the deadline. Because while I didn’t know it until now, June 2011 was officially designated as

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Where to View Endangered Species in North America

Where to View Endangered Species in North America

Wendy Redal May 24, 2011 1

When my family went to Churchill, Manitoba to see polar bears, one of the more poignant dimensions of our trip was the awareness that these amazing animals are in danger. As the global climate

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