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Video: Google Glass Aids Rhino Conservation Groundwork

Video: Google Glass Aids Rhino Conservation Groundwork

WWF April 25, 2014 0

WWF has actively been looking at how technology is transforming conservation. As a Google Glass Explorer,  WWF has started to test Field Notes, a tool biologists can use to record field data hands-free. Watch

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Help Stop Wildlife Crime: How to Buy Environmentally Friendly Souvenirs

Help Stop Wildlife Crime: How to Buy Environmentally Friendly Souvenirs

WWF March 16, 2014 1

As a traveler, you have tremendous power to decrease the demand for illegal products by making informed purchases. Your purchases abroad and at home have a profound impact on wildlife. Demand for illegal products

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Video: UK Royalty Issues Plea to ‘Unite for Wildlife’

Video: UK Royalty Issues Plea to ‘Unite for Wildlife’

Tania Curry February 15, 2014 0

Prince Charles of Wales and William, Duke of Cambridge, recently issued six videos to urge the end of the illegal wildlife trade through the support of organizations who are working on the ground in

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A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

Emily Deemer February 10, 2014 0

The New York Times Lens recently featured a heart-warming photo essay highlighting how local communities in Kenya are working to protect their endangered wildlife. In the photo above, a ranger named Kamara is sleeping

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An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

An Elegy – and a Hope – for Elephants

Wendy Redal November 21, 2013 0

A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE U.S. IVORY CRUSH Two years ago when I was on safari in Botswana, I saw my first herd of wild elephants. We heard them first—a low, rumbling thunder in

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Poachers Kill 300 Elephants in Zimbabwe Using Cyanide

Poachers Kill 300 Elephants in Zimbabwe Using Cyanide

Wendy Redal October 23, 2013 0

I’m always more enthused to share conservation success stories than grim accounts of wildlife devastation, but it’s crucial for the Good Nature community to remain informed about crises, too, since awareness and public pressure

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Happy World Rhino Day! Take this Quiz to Test your Rhino IQ!

Happy World Rhino Day! Take this Quiz to Test your Rhino IQ!

Emily Deemer September 22, 2013 0

Q: Why do birds often perch on rhinos backs? a. Predators can’t attack them b. They get lonely c. Their wings get tired d. They feed on parasites

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Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2013 32

Those of us who have been lucky enough to share our lives with myriad pets over the years need no further proof that nonhuman animals have a high degree of intelligence. Scientists, however, do

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