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Good Things That Happened in 2018
Offbeat  (tags: good news, upbeat, pollution, disease, human rights, endangered species )

Freya
- 137 days ago - futurecrun.ch
A bunch of reasons to feel good about the year that just ended
Asia's Appetite for Endangered Species Is Relentless
Offbeat  (tags: animals, endangered species, extinction, Asia, wildlife )

Cher
- 397 days ago - economist.com
Turning exotic species into meals, pets and snake oil is a big international business
This Fishing Association Is Rewarding People for Catching Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: Fish and Marine, Endangered Species, fishing, recreational, stronger protection laws, biodiversity, ecosystems, marine life )


- 476 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Some endangered fish species are being targeted by the world's largest recreational fishing association. Out of the 74 species targeted by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) in their annual contest to capture the biggest fish, 9 are listed...
Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles Found Dead Along Chennai Coast
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered Species, turtles, gill nets, fishing, questionable practices, biodiversity, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, wrong prorities, changes, prevention, stronger protection, safety )


- 480 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
On Wednesday night, twenty-two Olive Ridley Turtles were found dead on the shores of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. This is in addition to the one hundred carcasses that have already washed up on Chennai's shores over the past two weeks.
Over 2,000 Animals Seized in Colossal Wildlife Smuggling Bust
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife trafficking, Wildlife smuggling, wildlife trade, prevention of wildlife loss, harsh penalties, investigations, Endangered Species, stronger protection, animal welfare laws )


- 513 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
More than 2000 animals were seized and 29 people arrested this week as the result of an investigation by the Spanish Guardia Civil, supported by Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency. The individuals apprehended were from major organized cr
Progress: Elephant Poaching Is Down for the 5th Year in a Row
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, elephant population, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, poaching, Endangered Species, flora and fauna, cites )


- 564 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Elephants face many obstacles, but a new report brings a glimmer of hope for this endangered species. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), elephant poaching in Africa is down for the...
2nd Graders Demand: Make Catching Endangered Alabama Sturgeon Illegal
Offbeat  (tags: over-fishing, endangered species, Alabama Sturgeon, protection )

Beth
- 959 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The 2nd graders at Mary B. Austin, Alabama, are working on a project to learn about and save the Alabama Sturgeon. This prehistoric fish is endangered because of over-fishing. They would like to make it illegal to catch this fish. Let's make it happen!
U.S. Habitat Protections Denied For Endangered Bat Species
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, Endangered Species )

Angie
- 1122 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
U.S. wildlife officials have decided against setting aside protected habitat for the cave dwellings of an imperiled species of bats, saying that doing so might draw the attention of vandals who would do harm to the lairs of the winged mammals.
9 Ugly Animals Going Extinct That Need Love Too
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, endangered animals, Endangered Species, protection )

Tracy
- 1328 days ago - buzzfeed.com
The Ugly Animal Conservation Society uses comedy to shine a light on ugly endangered species often not spoken about
Stunning B&W Portraits of Animals
Offbeat  (tags: B&W photos, photographer, animals, endangered species, wildlife, animals, environment, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, world )

Lone
- 1532 days ago - ba-bamail.com
A cause close to LaurentâEUR(TM)s heart is protecting endangered species and preserving wildlife. This self-taught photographer hopes his work with vivid images can be used to bring public awareness to this issue.
South Korea Wants to Put Endangered Species in Giant Bubbles
Offbeat  (tags: South Korea, environment, endangered species, conservation, habitat, natureoff-beat, odd, protection, wildlife, unusual )

Roseann
- 1904 days ago - grist.org
The giant translucent Easter eggs are supposed to "blend harmoniously with the surrounding environment."
Army Help Sought for Snow Leopard Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: army, endangered species, help, conservation snow leopardds )

Simone
- 2990 days ago - sify.com
The environment ministry has called upon the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to help in the conservation of the snow leopard, an endangered species whose population is rapidly dwindling.
Saving The Coleman's Coralroot
Offbeat  (tags: endangered species, orchid, danger, extinction, threatened, suriving population )

Merissa
- 3173 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Coleman's coralroot is a beautiful orchid found at only three sites in the Sky Islands of Arizona, with one population in the Dragoon Mountains and two in the Santa Ritas.
Should We Spend Money to Save the Dodo Bird?
Offbeat  (tags: extinction, red list, endangered species, conservation, money, dodo bird )

Simone
- 3355 days ago - treehugger.com
Declaring extinction is a move conservationists make with trepidation. Once a species has received the label, preservation efforts--and the money that supports them--end quickly. If a premature declaration is made, this can push a critically endangered
Conservation Banking Can Help Save Panthers
Offbeat  (tags: conservation banking, endangered species, protection, florida panther )

Simone
- 3367 days ago - chipleypaper.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are pooling resources and expertise to protect Florida panthers and other wildlife. Conservation banking is among the innovative and promising strategies.
 

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