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  • Bao Bao outside for first time at National Zoo and is not shy about it

    Bao Bao outside for first time at National Zoo and is not shy about it
    Bao Bao, the National Zoo's 7-month-old panda cub, would be allowed for the first time to go outside and play, the zoo announced Monday in a news release.  "She may decide to stay inside the panda house," the zoo warned. "It may take several weeks." Are...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3 million to benefit wild tigers

    Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3 million to benefit wild tigers
    Leonardo DiCaprio is once again putting his money where his mouth is, donating $3 million through his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to help the World Wildlife Fund protect and nurture tigers in Nepal. At the 2010 Global Tiger Summit, a goal was set the...
  • Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said. A proposal to ban fishing of...
  • South African court sentences rhino horn smuggler to 40 years

     
    South African court sentences foreign rhino horn smuggler to 40 years jail: A South African court Friday sentenced Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, to 40 years jail for his part in a Laos-based rhino smuggling syndicate which managed to take dozens of...
  • Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments

    Progress toward sustainable meat trots along with recent developments
    If you’ve been hoping for an update on sustainable meat news, you're in luck because here it is: In recent days and months an increasing number of food companies including Smithfield, McDonald’s,  Bon Appetit Management and Hormel have...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • Zoo officials say baby tiger death 'very unexpected'

    Zoo officials say baby tiger death 'very unexpected'
    Los Angeles Zoo officials say the death of rare baby Sumatran tiger was "very unexpected," given that the mother has never lost a cub since 2005. Zookeepers found the tiger cub dead Monday morning, apparently of head trauma. The cub was one of three baby...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you. Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 5 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Beautification Council member Joanne Sutch and President Ruben Flores presented a $2,500 check to the city for the renovation last year...
  • Top 10 places to see animals in the wild

    Top 10 places to see animals in the wild
    With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...