Conservation                                 Bird Banding including Bird Count
16174  200124  Zoos May Actually Hurt Conservation Efforts, Not Help Them | PETA
In defence of zoos: how captivity helps conservation  The Conservation, 2016

16155  200115  Meet Flamingo Bob, the poster bird for conservation  Feb. 2020 issue, National Geography magazine

15901 190930  What we lose when animals go extinct  National Geographic, October 2019 issue

15877 190922  A bold plan to save Africa’s shrinking giraffe herds  National Geographic magazine, October issue, 2019

15814 190830  The Elephants Always Line Up To Hug This Woman. The Reason Why Left Me Speechless. - YouTube
Saying goodbye to the queen of the elephants - YouTube
Daphne Sheldrick - Wikipedia  DBE, née Jenkins; 4 June 1934 – 12 April 2018, a Kenyan-British author, conservationist and expert in animal husbandry, particularly the raising and reintegrating of orphaned elephants into the wild for over 30 years.

14276 180503 
Hawaii Approves Bill Banning Sunscreen Believed To Kill Coral Reefs | NPR
Conservation  |  Hawaii

12551 170405 
Hippo conservation in Togo  Deutsche Welle, 04/03/2017

12304 170213  What is a pangolin? Google Doodle - YouTube
Pangolin: World's Weirdest - YouTube
Lions try to chew on an armour-plated Pangolin - India - YouTube
Mammal  |  Conservation

12230 170125  Balancing natural priorities  Deutsche Welle, 01/23/2017

11661 160909  Giraffe genetic secret Four species of tallest mammal identified - BBC News
Giraffes aren’t just giraffes. Turns out there are four species. - The Washington Post
Conservation  |  Mammals 

11567 160808  5-25-16 Decorah North Eagles Nest. Adult in distress and youngest dies from poison.. - YouTube

11558 160806  Cornell Lab Bird Cams  California Condor
For example, we like these:
April 02, 2016  "2016 Nesting Season Introduction"
April 04, 2016  "Hatching chick!"
April 05, 2016  "Female Feeds Day Old chick"
May 13, 2016  "Chick Hops, Interacts with Feather"
July 18, 2016  "Another Feeding"
Note: Use Google Chrome
if you are having trouble with videos in Google.
California Condor, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology -
The population fell to just 22 birds in the 1980s, but there are now some 230 free-flying birds in California, Arizona, and Baja California with another 160 in captivity. ...
California Condor - California Department of Fish and Wildlife - Both California and Andean condors are endangered species.
California condor Raptor Center - University of Minnesota - The Raptor Center treated its first California condor patient November 4, 2005.
"We were fortunate to be able to watch the California Condor - Rehabilitation Cam, while the Condor was at the Center in 2005. We've never seen California Condors before."
Wildlife Cams  |  Raptor Center, U of Minnesota  |  Birds  |  Wildlife

10930 16022 Monarch butterflies and manatees, oh my! These two animals are on a big rebound. - The Washington Post
Monarch butterfly photos  |  Conservation

10916 160226  Report warns many wild bees may be heading for extinction - CBS News

Insects  |  Conservation
10776 160127  'Ziggy Stardust' giraffe sighting in Tanzania -
Mammal News  |  Conservation

10541 151208 
91% of migratory birds face peril on their journeys, study says - LA Times

10361 151027  No chance for Africa′s lions?  Deutsche Welle, 10/27/2015

10289 151012  Is ecotourism an oxymoron? A new study suggests these ‘green’ vacations might hurt wildlife. - The Washington Post
Ecotourism: Preservation or Destruction?
Ecotourism now endangers wildlife as visitors scramble for remote experiences Report - Washington Times

Ecotourism - Wikipedia

9998 150819 
Summer fun keeping Swiss mountains tidy - The Local

9947 150814  Elephants – roaming without borders  Deutsche Welle, 08/12/2015

9839 150803-0804 
Beyond Cecil the Lion Trophy-Hunting Industry in Africa Explained - ABC News  GMA, 07/31/2015
What is WWF's position on trophy hunting - WWF UK - wwf trophy hunting, wwf hunting, wwf hunt, trophy, illegal hunting 08/01/2014
World Wide Fund for Nature - Wikipedia  (WWF)
Killing of Cecil the Lion Sparks Debate Over Trophy Hunts
  National Geographic, 07/28/2015
Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation - US News  AP, 08/03/2015

Why did Cecil the lion die? What you should know about trophy hunting
  PBS, 08/01/2015
Trophy hunting - Wikipedia
Sportsmen  |  Conservation

9459 150615  The high-tech tools scientists use to track wild animals -  06/14/2015
Animal migration tracking - Wikipedia
Wildlife tracking and Monitoring - Wildlife ACT

9413 150608  Nature Conservancy   Protecting Nature, Preserving Life
The Nature Conservancy - YouTube
The Nature Conservancy - 60 Years of Conservation - YouTube
The Nature Conservancy - Wikipedia
Parks & Nature Centers  |  Conservation

9982 150817-0818  "Wow, bison (buffalo) can run very fast. We've never seen bison running before."
Bison Release Photos:  0  |  1  |  2  |  3a  |  3b  |  4
Bison Release | Belwin Conservancy  Afton, MN, Saturday, June 6, 2015
Bison | Belwin Conservancy
Bison Release, Belwin Conservancy, June 15, 2013, Lakeland, MN - YouTube
Bison Buggy Ride, Bison Release, Belwin Conservancy, Lakeland, MN, June 15, 2013 - YouTube
Belwin Conservancy
Bison Release  |  Conservation  |  Green
8544 150218  South Africa: Saving the plant kingdom  Deutsche Welle, 02/16/2015

8024 141220  Wolf Hunting Banned In Minnesota « CBS Minnesota  12/19/2014  -  ... "The order affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, ..."  -   
Great Lakes wolves ordered returned to endangered list | Minnesota Public Radio News  Dan Kraker, 12/19/2014
Information Resources: Pioneer Press
Wolf hunting and Trapping | Minnesota DNR
Sportsmen  | 
Wild Science Center (Wolves)  |  Conservation

7924 141205  People love this toxic fish...and we're eating too much of it  CNBC, Robert Ferris, 11/23/2014

7818 141123  Scientists Infiltrate an Antarctica Emperor Penguin Colony With a Fuzzy Baby Robot Penguin on Wheels  Laughing Squid, Brian Heater, 11/04/2014
Fuzzy Baby Robots Help Researchers Get Close To Shy Emperor Penguins - Kids News Article
 DOGOnews, Allegra Staples, 11/10/2014

7306 140930  Global wildlife numbers ′halved in four decades′  Deutsche Welle, 09/29/2014

WWF - Endangered Species Conservation World Wildlife Fund
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Wikipedia

7305 140930 
Was SUP paddler too close to blue whale?  video, GrindTV  -  Close Encounters Man vs. Nature  -  , Peter Thomas, 09/29/2014 

7109 140905-0906  "Swift Release"

7068 140831
  Saving Our Birds -  John W. Fitzpartick, 08/29/2014  (info from Julie)
Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic—And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back  Carl Zimmer, 08/31/2014
Passenger pigeon - Wikipedia

7013 140823  Kruger Park to Move 500 Rhinos to Save Species from Extermination – News Watch  National Geographic, Leon Marshall, 08/13/2014 
Kruger National Park, South Africa

7006 140823  Wildlife Advocates Score a Win at Cape Hatteras - Audubon Magazine  Chelsea Harvey, 08/18/2014
Cape Hatteras National Seashore (U.S. National Park Service)
  North Carolina
Cape Hatteras National Seashore - Bing Images
List of United States national lakeshores and seashores - Wikipedia
U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your America
Wildlife  |  National Parks

6905 140811  Photos of Young Flamingos Banded in the Bahamas for Study  (livescience, OurAmazingPlanetStaff, 07/16/2014)  Pinterest credit: Julie Larsen Maher, WCS - - Wildlife Conservation Society 
words: Inagua National Park, Bahamas, Researchers from WCS' Bronx Zoo
About the Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx Zoo

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Q&A: Africa's Last Wetland Wilderness Named 1,000th World Heritage Site  (National Geographic, Jennifer S. Holland, 06/24/2014)  Watch video: Steve Boyes talks about the Okavango River Basin at National Geographic Live.

5248 140304  On Safari to Save East Africa’s Big Cats – Onward  Tanzania (National Geographic, Dan Stone, 11/09/2013) 
The African People & Wildlife Fund » Conserving Africa’s wildlife, protecting natural habitats, and promoting village development
Build A Boma

Big Cats Initiative, Predator-Proof Livestock Enclosures in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Region
  Where: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya; Grantee: Anne Kent Taylor  (National Geographic) 
Big Cats Initiative, Get Involved -- National Geographic#peace
Conservation (ethic) - Wikipedia

Conservation biology - Wikipedia
African Cats (2011) - IMDb
African Wildlife Foundation
African Wildlife Foundation - Wikipedia
Wildlife conservation - Wikipedia

African lion - WWF UK - Lions - currently found in much of Africa - are the most sociable of all big cats. There are about 30,000-35,000 lions left in the wild. Find out lions matter, what threatens them and how WWF help.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Wikipedia

5175 140225  San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season  (LA Times, Tony Perry, 02/24/2014)

4223 131203  Operation Dead-Mouse Drop  (Yahoo News, Mike Krumboltz, 12/03/2013)

3831 131018 
Utah rock vandals 'reprehensible,' say Boy Scouts officials - U.S. News  (video, NBC News, Erin McClam and Tracy Connor, 10/18/2013)
Goblin Valley State Park Utah State Parks
Goblin Valley State Park video
Goblin Valley State Park - Wikipedia

3812 131017 
Kenya to plant microchips in rhino horns to deter poachers  (Al Jazeera America, 10/17/2013)
Geography of Kenya - Map of Kenya -

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Deadly Lake Natron Turns Animals Into Ghostly 'Statues' (PHOTOS)
  (Huffington Post, , 10/03/2013; AOL)

3626 131001  Elephant Says Goodbye To An Old Friend (PHOTO)  (Huffington Post,
, 09/30/2013; AOL)

3409 130915  Molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor poses calamity for marine life - As much as 1,400 tons of molasses spill into Honolulu Harbor, killing thousands of fish, and officials say there's no way to clean it up.   |  Shark attacks feared in Hawaii after molasses spill World news        Hawaii
molasses - Bing Images

Molasses - Wikipedia

3397 130914  Covert satellite cams may catch animal poachers in the crosshairs - NBC

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