794 Smuggled Elephant Tusks Seized in Hong Kong

September 6, 2011 by  
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But Are Poachers Winning the War? It’s always sad to hear about animal poaching, especially when it’s endangered species that are being killed, and even moreso when the killing is caused by baseless superstitions. We have some tools to fight back against poachers, such as DNA forensics , protected conservation reserves, and education campaigns to teach people that their ‘traditional medicines’ are high-priced bunk, but we need to redouble our efforts before more species go completely extinct. One nice coup for the… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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794 Smuggled Elephant Tusks Seized in Hong Kong

Just What We Needed Dept.: The Pyjamas Warming Pouch

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The Unclutterer often shows us unitaskers, strange device that serve only one function and take up space in our drawers. I have a particular fondness for wattwasters, which are unitaskers that do one thing, take up space in our drawers, and waste electricity in the process. Few have reached the standard set here by the pyjama warming pouch . … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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