China Bans Domestic Ivory Trade

Last week China made headlines for announcing a policy shift that would the ban the domestic ivory trade, which will likely curb the tide of ivory that has fueled the largest ivory market on Earth, an economy that has helped drive a decline in African elephants that is plaguing a continent. A recent article by…

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Bison Have Been Dubbed Our National Mammal: How Ironic

Earlier this Spring the Obama Administration proclaimed that from now moving forward the bison (Bison bison bison) will be known as America’s national mammal. While there is no doubt the bison is a fitting and frankly deserving mammal to receive such a distinction, it is fair to say that the reverence and distinction is one…

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