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Call for submissions
 I recently returned to our Arkansas cottage after a quick road trip to see Manatees in Florida. On a dark, cold Jan. morning I walked to Manatee Springs from our campsite to find four manatees in shallow water. They were warming themselves in the relative ...

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Monarch butterflies decline to historic low
 Overwintering monarch butterflies in Mexico have declined by 27%.  These historic lows may be related to declining habitat and increases in erratic weather.  World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Omar Vidal, CEO of WWF in Mexico: ...

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163 new species discovered in in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnan
Cool new species found. Klingon  from the movie Star Trek are three of the 163 new species discovered recently in the Greater Mekong region, according to a  report  released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The report, Species Oddity, documents the work ...

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New job opportunities on public lands for young adults and veterns
Public-Private Funding Supports 21st Century Conservation Service Corps  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced more than $350,000 in funding to engage youth and veterans in hands-on conservation projects on public lands from Big Bend Nationa...

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Climate change investigated as a human rights issue
First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s firs...

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Call for USFWS to Develop Updated Red Wolf Recovery Plan
No Recovery Plan Dooms Rare Red Wolf Washington, DC— (December 8, 2016) —  Seven animal protection and conservation organizations issued a petition today to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) urging them to ...

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New national wildlife refuge in New England: Great Thicket
T he U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized the creation of Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge, dedicated to conserving and managing shrubland and young forests for wildlife in New England and eastern New York. The approval of the refuge marks a k...

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Attention parents of 4th graders! Free passes.

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Fourth graders get free one-year family pass to federal lands and waters
As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, the Obama Administration today launched the second year of the Every Kid in a Park program, whi...

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Mobile phones should be repairable/recyclable
Greenpeace/ Alex Hofford  Nearly half of consumers think manufacturers should be responsible for recycling mobile phones Hong Kong, 15 August 2016 -  Consumers say mobile phone manufacturers are releasing too many new models, according to a survey Greenpeac...
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