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Great Turtle Race 2009
Animals  (tags: animals, turtles, great turtle race, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3325 days ago -
On April 16, Conservation International and National Geographic's Great Turtle Race hits the open ocean. This year, eleven leatherback sea turtles will be racing from Canada's Atlantic coast to the beaches of the Caribbean.
Largest Multi-Year Tracking Study of Rare Leatherback Sea Turtles Reveals Secrets and Protection Opportunities
Science & Tech  (tags: turtles, sea turtle, leatherback, ocean, marine, science, research, tracking, satellite, nature )

Mr Leathe
- 3487 days ago -
Research science reveals the mysterious life of leatherbacks on the high seas and provides opportunities for new protection!
Top Ten Things You Don't Know About Frogs
Animals  (tags: frogs, frog, amphibians, toads, climate change, global warming )

Mr Leathe
- 3746 days ago -
Aborigines drinking from frogs in the desert, hang-gliding frogs, toad-licking, and more--plus a chance to ask an amphibian expert whatever else you want to know
New Species of Shrew the Size of a DOG Discovered
Environment  (tags: new species, animals, endangered, tanzania, mountains, shrew, rat, giant rodent, elephant, manatee )

Mr Leathe
- 3766 days ago -
The elephant shrew was found in Tanzania, and it's closest relatives in include elephants, manatees and aardvarks. See the photo gallery!
Tiny Turtles Given a Helping Hand
Environment  (tags: turtle, sea turtle, animals, habitatdestruction, water, oceans, marine, reptile, endangered, threatened )

Mr Leathe
- 3795 days ago -
On a sunny morning at Bali's Nusa Dua beach, 240 sea turtle hatchlings got a little help from friends to begin a journey traveled by their ancestors for millions of years.
Moutain Gorilla Slaughter Update- Context and VIDEO
Environment  (tags: gorilla, endangered species, killing, slaughter, poaching, hunting, illegal trade, illegal hunting, ndeze, mountain gorilla, congo, drc, democratic republic of the congo, virunga, animals, animalsuffering, wildlife, conservation, environment )

Mr Leathe
- 3942 days ago -
Watch a video of the mountain gorilla community before the slaughter and see how the tragedy has affected this region and what you can do to help!
Orphaned Baby Mountain Gorillas Rescued After Recent Slaughter in Congo
Environment  (tags: gorilla, congo, cruelty, slaughter, jungle, rescue, infant, baby animal, wildlife )

Mr Leathe
- 3951 days ago -
An infant mountain gorilla carried by his brother from the slaughter of four group members has been rescued and is being cared for at a primate rehabilitation center in Democratic Republic of Congo. [PIC] Authorities still don't know who...
Win a Free 10-Day Eco-Adventure Cruise to the Galapagos Islands--Enter By July 31!!
Offbeat  (tags: ecotourism, travel, contest, free trip, vacation, galapagos, ecuador, cruise )

Mr Leathe
- 3956 days ago -
Conservation International is giving away a free trip for two to the Galapagos Islands on a charter ship Hurry and enter!
24 New Species Found in Suriname!
Environment  (tags: new species, scientists, wildlife, world, science, habitat, GoodNews, environment, conservation, suriname, pristine, unexplored, new discovery )

Mr Leathe
- 4008 days ago -
"This is a totally unexplored area: lots of new species, with many more still to be found," says Leeanne Alonso, CI vice president. "Our study will be a vital component in determining how to promote economic development in Suriname while protecting..."
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