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Blended ecological knowledge systems yield insight for managing beargrass, other culturally important forest plants

Jan 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. January 21, 2015. In a study that blended tribal cultural knowledge with scientific methods, U.S. Forest Service researchers identified the ecological conditions of forest sites preferred by harvesters of beargrass for use in traditional weaving.

The study, which is among the first to merge traditional ecological knowledge with scientific ecological knowledge to understand...

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South Africa confirms 2014 worst on record for rhino poaching

Jan 22, 2015

South Africa, January 22, 2015 - Official figures released today by South Africa confirmed that 2014 was the worst on record for rhino poaching.

A total of 1,215 rhinos were poached in South Africa in 2014, an average of more than three animals per day or 100 per month.

The latest figures illustrate the severity of...

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Endangered chimpanzees may experience drastic habitat loss within 5 years

Jan 21, 2015
Endangered chimpanzees may experience drastic habitat loss within 5 years

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Biggest fish in the ocean receives international protection

Jan 21, 2015
Biggest fish in the ocean receives international protection

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Climate change threatens 30 years of sea turtle conservation success

Jan 21, 2015
Climate change threatens 30 years of sea turtle conservation success

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Lawsuit Filed to Secure “Endangered” Status for Gunnison Sage Grouse

Jan 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 20, 2015 — The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” rather than giving it the more protective “endangered” status under the Endangered Species Act. Despite having considered the...

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Study: Melting glaciers have big carbon impact

Jan 20, 2015
Study: Melting glaciers have big carbon impact

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Gold rush leaves tropical forests poorer than ever

Jan 19, 2015
Gold rush leaves tropical forests poorer than ever

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Humans at risk from planetary-scale activities (VIDEO)

Jan 19, 2015

Jan. 15, 2015 - The accelerated impacts of human activity on the Earth over the past 60 years have reached "planetary-scale" proportions, in turn driving the earth into a new geological age, new research says. An international team of researchers foun...

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Wildlife loss in the global ocean

Jan 16, 2015
Wildlife loss in the global ocean

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