Protected Wildlife Areas Alone Won’t Stop Continued Biodiversity Loss – Far Bigger Changes Are Needed

July 29, 2011 by  
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photo: Hans Splinter / CC BY-ND 2.0 Continuing to simply set aside land and ocean as protected areas for wildlife won’t stem the rapid biodiversity losses resulting from increasing human population and natural resource consumption. That’s the sobering conclusion of a new study in Marine Ecology Progress Series …. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Week in Animal News: Chimp Mourns Child, Sled Dogs Slaughtered, and More (Slideshow)

February 4, 2011 by  
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Screenshot: The Telegraph For what is believed to be the very first time, researchers have captured the behavior of a female chimp mourning her recently deceased 16-month-old child, detailing how non-human primates respond to death. We also have the sobering story of sled dogs slaughtered, the world according to a cockroach, bald eagles in love, people living with animals, and more in The Week in Animal News

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Is Sustainable Design Wearing Thin?

February 4, 2011 by  
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Hundreds of Indian Workers Trafficked to the U.S. for Defense Subcontractor Signal International

February 4, 2011 by  
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Image: Signal International After Hurricane Katrina, Signal International lost a lot of its workforce. To fill in the newly missing spots, it had a recruiter to import workers from India: workers who were told they’d come to America for a great job and be given permanent residency for themselves and their families—in exchange for a $20,000 recruitment fee to cover travel costs, visa, etc. That was how about 500 workers made their way (though the amount of the fee varied) to the U.S.

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