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Lincoln Park Zoo’s last polar bear is heading south

BY BRIAN SLODYSKOStaff Reporter August 21, 2014 3:46PMFor the past 13 years, Anana, the one remaining polar bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo, snacked on herring, slept and swam before adoring audiences.But all good things come to an end.In the coming weeks, ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

The 10 best ice bucket challenge videos... so far

Dave Grohl, Oprah, Bill Gates, George W Bush are among the best ice bucket challenge videos so far. Read the article > ... [Published 3 News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

S’pore part of key trade route for bear bile products

SINGAPORE — A report by an international group monitoring wildlife trade showed that Singapore is part of a key international trade route for bear bile products and has a well-developed domestic market.In its report released yesterday, Traffic examined ... [Published Today Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Innovation, Leadership And T. E. Lawrence

I hate being in front, and I hate being in back and I don’t like responsibility, and I don’t obey orders.T. E. Lawrence, in a letter to V. W. Richards, 1918.At the risk of waxing a bit metaphysical, consider the leadership of T. E. Lawrence:  scholar, ... [Published Forbes.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Moose-mating project expands in Maritimes

@*@ SingleMoose are alive and well and thriving in New Brunswick, but a threatened species in neighbouring Nova Scotia.Photo Credit: CBC By Carmel Kilkenny | english@rcinet.caThursday 21 August, 2014 ,No Comments ↓The Nature Conservancy of Canada says ... [Published Radio Canada International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Australian Executives Reveal Their Top 5 Priorities For Innovation

Australian business is at risk of innovation inertia, according to the GE Innovation Barometer results released today.The global report based on a survey of 3,209 executives globally shows that local Australians have no shortage of innovative ideas but ... [Published Business Insider Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Joint operation to check human-elephant conflict

KOLKATA: Senior foresters from Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, in a joint meeting held almost after a decade on Wednesday, pledged to work together to allow free passage to the elephants that usually venture out of Jharkhand's Dalma sanctuary ... [Published Times of India - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 8 reports

'Fonterra for forests'

A new company that its backers describe as a "Fonterra for forests" is targeting investors in New Zealand's 14,000 small forests.The United Forestry Group, with Australian and Chinese investment backing, wants to sign up owners of forests of less than ... [Published Timaru Herald - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Peachland Habitat for Humanity readies for 6 families

Six young families will soon be able to move into affordable homes of their own in Peachland as the first Habitat for Humanity project in the town moves ahead.At a public hearing last week, several neighbourhood fears about the project were allayed.“These ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Fires eating into federal forest budgets

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration detailed yesterday the toll that the escalating cost offighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays forthe worst blazes.In a new report, the Agriculture Department ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Survey of remote Kimberley islands finds rare and unknown species | World news

A search of two remote islands in the Kimberley has revealed previously unknown populations of threatened native species, including the northern quoll and a tree-rat. An 18-day survey of Lacrosse Island and Buckle Head, as well as a mainland site adjacent ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 11 reports

Poaching could drive elephants to extinction in decades

This article was originally published by Scientific American. Two or more dead elephants in one place means one thing: poaching by professional killers. Another tip-off is the lack of a face, as poachers hack off the tusks to be sold for ivory. That ivory ... [Published Salon - Aug 20 2014]


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"We have a very conservative government here in Tasmania, as in Australia, that is intent on attacking the environment," she said. "We need to acknowledge that these forests are a scarce, valuable resource."
"While this year is not heading toward a record low minimum extent in the Arctic sea ice is well below normal and continues an overall pattern of decreasing sea ice during summer in the Arctic" said sea ice scientist Walt Meier, based at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland
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