An Indonesian mahout bathes a Sumatran elephant in a river in the Trumon wildlife corridor in the Leuser Ecosystem.

via Aceh, Indonesia — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

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A report by Anna Kucirkova for Caribbean News Now. Climate change and global warming have been hot topics for the last couple of decades. The phrase ocean acidification may not sound quite as familiar as the other two phrases, but it’s a growing environmental concern frequently described as the “evil twin of global warming.” Opinions on […]

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#AceNewsReport – Mar.05: Customs officials seized 1,529 live turtles in Manila’s main airport on Sunday.An unidentified Filipino passenger left four bags carrying the reptiles unclaimed in the arrival area, the Philippines Bureau of Customs said in a statement on their website. He had traveled to Pinoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from […]

via (MANILA, Philippines.) Authorities have uncovered more than 1,500 exotic turtles and tortoises hidden inside luggage abandoned at the airport Bureau of Custom’s Twitter account shows the animals bound by duct tape and packed into a suitcase among shoes and other personal items.#BalitangCustoms #AceNewsDesk repo rts — Ace News Services

Guest cheer-leading by David Middleton Everglades open for oil drilling after court ruling A Tallahassee appeals court reversed a decision by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday, ultimately granting Kanter Real Estate the authority to drill. By Samantha J. Gross Feb. 5 TALLAHASSEE — After nearly four years of legal battles, a Miami family […]

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