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Drinkable Sea Water

Before you scream ‘absurd’, let me tell you that I am talking about Puri – a sea water desalinating bottle. There are several ways to remove saline …

Paper and Plastic Bag Bans Continue. And Recyclers Ain't Happy About It

A website called Plastic Bag Ban Report documents that trend (encompassing paper bags, too) with a grinding regularity. Last month, L.A.'s City …

Cashmere Fashions Squeezing Central Asia's Big Mammals

Growing demand for cashmere affects mammals, like snow leopards, a world away.<p><b>The global craving for cashmere is creating an unlikely group of "fashion victims"—snow leopards living half a world away from chic shops doing a brisk business in stylish sweaters and other garments.</b><p>A new study by the …

The Mystery of the Migrating Fishes: Northern Adventures in the Great Lakes

<i>Dr. Solomon David, Postdoctoral Research Associate</i> <i><br>Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation & Research, Shedd Aquarium</i> <i><br>Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison</i><p>I had received word from colleagues that northern pike (<i>Esox lucius</i>), an apex predator in freshwaters throughout the northern …

Opinion: Why Are We Still Hunting Lions?

How can we save lions when Americans are killing them for sport?<p><i>Editor's note: Jeff Flocken is North American director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare.</i><p><b>The United States government is considering whether to add lions to the list of species protected by the Endangered Species Act. Such</b> …