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Bold effort underway to save the vaquita porpoise from extinction

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First wolf cubs born wild in the Bavaria in over a 150 years

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Grizzly bear trophy hunting will be banned in British Columbia this fall

No longer will hunters be able to buy the right to kill this majestic apex predator. The government of British Columbia has announced that it...

Creating Equilibrium: What if environmentalists and the tech-crowd actually talked to each other?

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Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

Do you see a devil in this orchid?

Named for 'el diablo' himself, a new and extremely rare orchid species reveals a wicked heart. Link to full source: Do you see a devil...

Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

He's given a whole new meaning to "poached eggs." Link to full source: Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

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