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Heavy: Caspian Turtles Are Polluted By Toxic Lead, Mercury and Cadmium
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, healthconditions, healthconditions, protection, pollution, oceans, wildlife, world )

John
- 6 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The heavy metals could cause low sperm counts, infertile eggs and other health problems
Think Manatees Are Recovered? Look Further South
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, suffering, habitat )

John
- 12 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Manatees in Belize face increasing threats from development -- and potentially from the U.S.
The Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle Just Got 25 Percent Closer to Extinction
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, conservation, death, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, protection, extinction )

John
- 13 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
With the death of VietnamâEUR(TM)s beloved Cu Rua, only three of these turtles remain on the planet
Are Florida Manatees A Conservation Success Story or Are They Still in Danger?
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, conservation, crime, death, cruelty, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, protection )

John
- 31 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week proposed changing manateesâEUR(TM) status from endangered to threatened, but many dangers still remain
The Hidden Crisis Killing India's Young Elephants
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, death, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, sadness )

John
- 61 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
More than 50 percent of Indian elephants die before they hit puberty, according to a new study
F.D.A. Takes Issue With the Term Non-G.M.O.'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, FDA, food, government )

Kathy
- 77 days ago - nytimes.com
Lost in the news about the Food and Drug AdministrationâEUR(TM)s approval of genetically engineered salmon on Thursday was its long-awaited guidelines on labeling food with or without genetically altered plant ingredients.
What Should China Do With Its Ivory Stockpile? Poll
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, ivory )

Elaine
- 77 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
After years of defending and supporting a legal domestic trade in ivory, China made a big announcement in September: ItâEUR(TM)s shutting down the trade.
Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Just Three on the Planet
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter, suffering, sadness )

John
- 77 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
This weekendâEUR(TM)s death of 41-year-old Nola in San Diego pushes the species even closer to extinction.
Amazon Trees Face Extinction Crisis, But There's Hope
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, water, trees, Sustainabililty, politics )

John
- 80 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Existing protected networks could be enough to prevent hundreds if not thousands of extinctions.
Big Illegal Market For Little Critters
Animals  (tags: illegal wildlife trade )

Tracy
- 88 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
There is a price on anything that walks, creeps, crawls, or flies, as a South African nature cop explains.
 
 
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