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Rhino Poachers In South Africa Set Terrible New Record

Poachers in South Africa reached a milestone in 2013 when they killed more than 1,000 rhinos for their horns.<p>The harrowing benchmark is a new record for poaching in the African nation. It represents more than a 50 percent increase from the year before, Reuters reports.<p>South Africa is home to the …

Pipes in California river are likely killing endangered sturgeon

Unscreened pipes that divert water from the Sacramento River into adjacent farm fields may be killing young green sturgeon that live in coastal …

Don't Feed the Bears: Ethics in Wildlife Photography and Filmmaking

Wildlife photographer weighs in on the dos and don'ts of his profession.<p>Photography sure ain't what it used to be.<p><b>Not that that's a bad thing. Today's improved access to the world and ever-changing technology allows image-makers to reveal the invisible, to capture more intricate detail and more</b> …

Wildlife Advocates, Hunters Unite Against Sharpshooter Cull at East Hampton Rally

About 300 people, largely from East Hampton, protested the USDA program to cull the deer on Saturday.<p>About 300 people turned out for a rally in East …

Canadian environment groups challenge oil pipeline approvals

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A coalition of environmental groups on Friday launched a legal challenge to the preliminary approval last month for Enbridge Inc’s C$7.9 billion ($7.21 billion) Northern Gateway pipeline project, filing suit to prevent Canada’s government from using the approval in its …

Being forced to view an ultrasound doesn’t change women’s decisions about abortion

<b>( sittipong via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new study shows that invasive and burdensome ultrasound laws don’t sway women’s choices<p>Katie McDonough<p>January 10, 2014 4:45pm (UTC)<p>Several states currently have laws requiring forced ultrasounds before women can access abortion care. The lawmakers behind these …

The Glorious Feeling of Fixing Something Yourself

When I mended my lamp at one of Portland's repair cafes, it was no longer "just" a lamp to me; I felt a fierce sense of attachment to it.<p>Along with his broken toaster, Steve Vegdahl brought a slice of bread with him to Portland's repair cafe one day last month. By the time he left, his toaster was …