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World Wildlife Day 2015: How Great Apes Change the World

Today, March 3rd, is World Wildlife Day. Every year there is a theme that brings attention to something that is threatening species all over the world. This year’s theme is #seriousaboutwildlifecrime. Wildlife crime includes things like the illegal poaching of animals or animal parts on the black market. This be anything from an elephant tusk sold for jewelry to an infant chimpanzee sold as a pet. Continue reading World Wildlife Day 2015: How Great Apes Change the World

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The scars on our land

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

 

I read recently that if you added up all of the land in the world that has been cleared for crops it would add up to a piece of land roughly the size of South America.

The rolling pastures of the Belgian countryside
The rolling pastures of the Belgian countryside

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