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Our Nation's Budget Should Reflect Bipartisan Support for Wildlife

John F. Calvelli | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Remarkably, a few priorities have broken through the partisan gridlock as things that appropriators from both parties agree that the U.S. budget should support. For the past few years, wildlife trafficking has been one of those priorities.

Shark Fin Exports To Hong Kong Fall By 35 Percent, Demand Plunges In China

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green

Here's some much-needed good news for our shark friends: The Hong Kong chapter of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) announced this week that the vo...

'What Brand Are You Smoking?' Marijuana Tops List Of New State Laws

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Dec 24 (Reuters) - "What brand are you smoking?," could become a more routine question among Coloradans in...

For Shark Attack Survivors the Fight Is Personal

Mera McGrew | Posted 10.14.2012 | Green
Mera McGrew

A group of shark attack survivors have joined together in what many would think of as an unlikely and ironic mission -- to conserve and restore the world's dwindling shark population.

Shark Fin Soup Isn't Just Bad For Sharks

Posted 02.25.2012 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: The destruction of sharks for shark fin soup has helped put many wild species of the fish on the ro...

Shark Attacked, Media Bites Rosie O'Donnell

Carl Safina | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

A bit of a splash erupted on the Web yesterday in the form of photos showing a boat displaying two hammerheads. One was a shark. The other was the celebrity, Rosie O'Donnell.

Save a Shark: Take a Bite Out of Shark Finning

Francesca Koe | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Francesca Koe

It's Shark Week again. In California, the excitement is accompanied by the global tidal wave of action to protect these fascinating creatures. Hollywood movies aside, the truth is that humans are a far greater threat to sharks than they are to us.

Pacific Island Nations Take Lead in Shark Conservation

Matt Rand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Rand

As shark populations continue to plummet, the need for action in all corners of the world remains imperative.

Shark and Awe in the U.S. Senate

Edward Dorson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edward Dorson

The U.S. Shark Conservation Act of 2009 is urgently needed, but corruption, ignorance, and political maneuvering has now precluded wise action by our Senate.