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Nature & Wildlife

News, opinions and analysis related to nature and wildlife.

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  1. Rare rhino death as poaching worsens

    A 34 year-old rhino named Suni, died from natural causes on Oct. 17, at a nature reserve in Kenya, leaving just six northern white rhinos remaining worldwide.

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  2. Obama defends wildlife refuge from dirty oil drilling

    Millions more acres would be declared "wilderness," enjoying the highest level of protection possible for public lands, effectively preserving the area and its ecosystem. However, the Obama administration has also released its new five-year offshore drilling plan, which opens up more of the Atlantic coast and the Arctic Ocean to dirty fossil fuel development - and potential disaster.

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  3. Mine waste spill fouls water in Colorado and New Mexico

    The latest ecological disaster left the Animas River a sickly color, after an accident on Aug. 5 sent at least three million gallons of mine waste gushing into the water.

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  4. From Idaho to Utah, "wolf massacre" continues

    "Rewarding shooters, including young children, with prizes takes us back to an earlier era of wanton killing that so many of us thought was a closed chapter."

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  5. Four years later: Gulf still reeling from effects of BP oil spill

    Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium released their annual measurement from the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone - in part, the product of the infamous 2010 BP oil spill.

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