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A New Milestone for the Urban Caracal Project

Changing Planet<p>A portrait of the caracal named Savannah (Photo courtesy of Laurel Serieys)<p>The Urban Caracal Project on the Cape Peninsula in South Africa recently captured and GPS-collared its 25th caracal in its quest to understand how these mid-sized African carnivores make their living in urban …

OPINION: Why Destruction of Ivory Stockpiles Might Not Be a Good Idea

Changing Planet<p>As Kenya prepares to destroy its entire wildlife products stockpile—an estimated 100 or more tons of elephant ivory, rhino horn, and parts from other species—at the end of April, some are welcoming this move as a bold display of defiance against trafficking of wildlife …

Endangered Species

William Gray, 86, Pioneer Of Hurricane Meteorology

Changing Planet<p>Pioneering meteorologist William Gray, who devised seasonal forecasting for hurricane activity, died earlier today surrounded by his family in Fort Collins, Colorado. He was 86.<p>His death was announced by the Colorado State University News Service, but word of his passing was posted …