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How The Iconic 1968 Earthrise Photo Changed Our Relationship To The Planet
The image, captured by astronauts orbiting the moon 50 years ago, forced us to come to terms with Earth's fragility — and the importance of protecting the environment.
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Bill That Would Drop Protections For Gray Wolves Passes House
By Matthew Daly, AP
Around 5,000 wolves currently live in the lower 48 states.
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Only Rhino To Survive Disastrous Relocation Project Gets Attacked By Lions
By Tiisetso Motsoeneng, Reuters
Ten out of 11 black rhinos moved to a Kenyan park last month died because of stress and salty drinking water.
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Scientists Warn Trump's Border Wall Would Be A Disaster For Wildlife
Walls and fencing along the border interfere with animals' ability to migrate, mate and find food.
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Trump Administration Takes Aim At Endangered Species Act
Republican lawmakers are similarly pushing a flurry of bills to overhaul the bedrock conservation law.
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IVF Could Resurrect Functionally-Extinct Northern White Rhino, Scientists Say
Conservationists said this week that they'd successfully created embryos using sperm from long-dead northern white males.
Ryan Zinke Ignores Wildlife Experts To Tap Montana Ally, Fellow Hunter For Conservation Advice
The interior secretary knows David Spady, a longtime conservative media consultant, from Montana and has met with him regularly since taking office.
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Bobcats Die After ‘Rescue’ By Woman Who Says She Thought They Were Domestic Kittens
A tragic reminder to let wild animals be wild.
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Striving To Reduce Ocean Pollution, EU Proposes Ban Of Everyday Plastic Items
Straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds are among the plastic products prohibited under the proposed new rules.
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Ryan Zinke Looks To Reel Back Some Critics With 'Grand Pivot' To Conservation
The interior secretary attempts damage control with hunting and fishing groups that didn’t like his fossil fuel focus.
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Ellen Tears Up When Ashton Kutcher Donates $4 Million To Her Wildlife Fund
She even got to personally push the button to transfer the funds.
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How To Raise Kids Who Care About The Environment
In honor of Earth Day, we asked parents and conservationists for their advice.
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Britain To Impose One Of The World's Toughest Ivory Bans
"Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain."
Orphan Chimp In Viral Video Broke Rescue Pilot's Heart
"He should have been with his mom."
The Last Male Northern White Rhino Just Died
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino is dead at the age of 45. Now, only two females remain on the planet.
Sudan, The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Has Died
His daughter Najin and granddaughter Fatu are now the last two remaining northern white rhinos on Earth.
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Trump's Wildlife Conservation Board Includes A Lot Of People Who Kill Animals For Sport
The group will help rewrite federal laws on big-game trophies.
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White House Reverses On Elephant Trophies
Remember when President Trump blocked a decision to allow hunters to bring back elephant trophies to the U.S.? The Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly announced hunters will be able to import them after all.
Explorers Come Up With Amazing Photos Of What Lies Beneath Antarctic Waters
The Greenpeace project is part of mission to create a massive Antarctic sanctuary.
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The Arctic Refuge Still Bears Scars From Oil Exploration In The 1980s
And the Trump administration is looking to green light new surveys — a move scientists warn comes with significant risks.
Trump Administration Takes Aim At Protections For California Desert
Public lands could be opened to more energy development.
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Chile Establishes 10 Million Acres Of National Parks in 'Gigantic' Move For Conservation
By Jeremy Hance, On assignment for HuffPost
While in the United States, Donald Trump announces plans to gut public land protections.
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Ryan Zinke Said SOTU Would Include 'Big News' On National Parks. It Never Came.
The Trump administration has pledged to address the National Park Service's $12 billion maintenance backlog.
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Democrats Ignore Climate Change In State Of The Union Rebuttal
Alexander C. Kaufman
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was the only one to bring up global warming after the second-hottest year on record.
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Here's The 'Urgent Wish List' Trophy Hunters Sent To Ryan Zinke
The administration seemed to be moving forward with the requests — until Donald Trump surprised everyone by stepping in.
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Cape Town Braces For Water Emergency That Could Affect Nearly 4 Million People
The South African city plans to shut off its water on April 12, unless dam water levels go up.
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