Monthly Archives: July 2011

Thoroughbred Yearlings Playing

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International Workshop on Dugongs in Sarawak

LAWAS (Sarawak): A three-day Southeast Asia regional workshop on the dugong, a protected species under the Sarawak Wildlife Protection Ordinance, commenced Wednesday with delegates from 11 countries deliberating on the latest efforts to protect the vulnerable marine mammal. The workshop, … Continue reading

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How to Save a Bugs Life!

If you want to protect a bug, think small. That is the message to be gleaned from different plans to conserve Britain’s most threatened species of small life, from large and colourful butterflies and dragonflies to the unsung hordes of … Continue reading

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Light and Dolphin

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Most Threatened : Freshwater Fish

Among those at the greatest risk of dying out are several species from UK   rivers and lakes including the European eel, Shetland charr and many little   known fish that have become isolated in remote waterways in Wales and   Scotland. Others … Continue reading

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White Wagtail With Friend

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Chiffchaff / Gransångare

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The Right Elephant Stuff

Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell, who teaches at the Stanford University School of Medicine, writes from Etosha National Park, Namibia, where she is studying elephant societies. Sunday, July 24 The air is warming as August approaches. The pain of leaving weighs heavily on … Continue reading

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Soon Autumn Is Here—Part III

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Federal Plan To Save Northern Spotted Owl is Overkill

After years of trying to save old-growth forests, the preferred habitat of the northern spotted owl, federal managers are proposing to kill thousands of its competitor, the barred owl. Guest columnist Len Yannielli argues the approach is entirely wrong. By … Continue reading

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