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Trading in extinction: how the pet trade is killing off many animal species

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.07.2017 | Crime
The Conversation Global

Beawiharta Beawiharta/Reuters Alice Catherine Hughes, Chinese Academy of Sciences Global biodiversity loss doesn't just result from the destruction ...

Gecko Captive Breeding Hides Illegal Trade

Laurel Neme | Posted 01.14.2017 | Green
Laurel Neme

For many species threatened by the illegal wildlife trafficking, such as rhinos, elephants, tigers, and bears, debates persist as to whether a legal trade in their parts and products can reduce smuggling.

El Lobo's Uncertain Future

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science
Cristina Eisenberg

By 2014, only 83 Mexican gray wolves survived in the wild. This population struggled due to poaching and legal killing by the federal government for livestock depredation. Conservation biologists concluded that it faced a very uncertain future without key management reforms.

Cara Santa Maria

The Talk Nerdy To Me Guide To Animal Sex | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

2012-05-31-Screenshot20120531at12.11.32PM.jpgI recently had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Los Angeles Zoo with animal "sexpert" Dr. Carin Bondar, the "biologist with a twist."

Saving The Reefs, One Aquarium At A Time?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

In an effort to help preserve the world's coral reef ecosystem, marine researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are developing ways to breed s...