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A 21st-century government must care for our nature and our future

From TheConversation.com | October 1, 2015 Australia’s new prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced what he calls a “21st century government”. This article is part of The Conversation’s series focusing on what such a government should look like. What if we decided that a modern government should pledge to put our nature first and explicitly commit to preventing any more extinctions? Or, at least, give conservation an equal billing with our current totem, the economy? In fact, …

Comeback of the century: The California sea otter’s return from the brink of extinction

… California sea otters. The networks have shared their segment on the curious little creatures from the special exclusively with Mashable — we’ve embedded the clip below. In it, conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan explains how sea otters are helping to sustain fellow life forms in the Monterey Bay. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Comeback of the century: The California sea otter’s return from the brink of extinction …

Big or small, cats find themselves in the line of fire | The National

… an antelope – that it has been called the Asian unicorn. All the types of tigers are endangered, with the WWF saying we have lost 97 per cent of wild tigers in just over a century. My introduction to a tiger was via the Disney animated film, The Jungle Book, and as a child I thought all tigers spoke with a British accent like Shere Khan. That was until I met a tiger at a palace in Jeddah, who had the most mesmerising eyes and stinky breath. It was chained to a pillar, and it was so miserable …

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