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Nevada Celebrates Pollinator Week

The title of this article probably is an overstatement. Perhaps instead it should have been ‘a small subset of people in Reno, and possibly in Vegas (because everything you can think of exists there) celebrated pollinators for a week...

July 16, 2014 — Felicity Muth

Baby Mountain Gorillas Celebrated by 40,000 People in Rwanda

Well I just found something to add to my bucket list. Earlier this month 40,000 people gathered in Rwanda for the 10th Kwita Izina, the annual ceremony that celebrates and names all of the known mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) born during the previous year in the Virunga National Park Transboundary Collaboration, which stretches across [...]..

July 16, 2014 — John R. Platt
Biodiversity Hotspots Get Hotter (and That's Not Good)

Biodiversity Hotspots Getting Hotter (and That's Not Good)

Biodiversity hotspots are golden places on earth where the number and diversity of animals and plants is exceptional. Environmentalists say that hotspots are the most critical of all places to protect against the ill effects of human development and climate change...

July 15, 2014 — Mark Fischetti
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