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Wildlife Habitat Council recognizes ITC for conservation efforts at headquarters

Covering 92 acres, ITC’s corporate campus includes a naturalized transmission corridor, various forests, open green spaces, wetlands, as well as a nature trail and large pond. The campus also houses a demonstration corridor and a pollinator garden featuring native species, bluebird nest boxes and bat nest boxes. The grounds are maintained year-round using sustainable environmental […]

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Last call to C-in-C on botched Reserve Force call

Infantry training at Port St Johns, also used by the Umzimvubu Regiment. A disgruntled officer from the Umzimvubu regiment, tasked as enlistment warrant officer for an enlistment call for Operation Prosper last July, turned to President Cyril Ramaphosa as commander-in-chief of the Force of National Defense SA (SANDF) in a last resort to deal with […]

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State ban on public contact with bears and big cats goes into effect this week | New

Indiana’s law banning direct public contact with big cats and bears goes into effect July 1. The implementation of this law brings much-needed protection to some of the animals that have been subjected to public manipulation and forced to live in appalling facilities in the state. Roadside zoo operators take young animals away from their […]

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PBSO didn’t need to shoot, kills stray bear at Royal Palm Beach

ROYAL PALM BEACH – Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies should not have shot and killed a young Florida black bear last week, hours after he was seen wandering a neighborhood backyard residential, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said. The state agency released a report late Friday noting its disappointment with PBSO’s handling of […]

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Live Updates: GE CEO Culp takes charge of aerospace business ahead of three-way split

It seems like the time has come for central bankers to come together and think about ways to pull their economies out of a global inflationary crisis. So thank goodness the European Central Bank’s annual Forum on Central Banking, a gathering amid the palaces of the pretty Portuguese town of Sintra to discuss the challenges […]

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Hundreds return to Omaha Memorial Park to rally for abortion rights | Local News

For the second time since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, protesters gathered in Memorial Park on Sunday demanding access to safe and legal abortions. Although Sunday’s crowd of a few hundred was smaller than Friday’s protest, which drew more than 1,000 people to the park, the energy was about the same. Chants […]

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The key to climate action could be debt cancellation

It should be pretty clear to everyone that solving the climate challenges of an overheated planet will require cooperation among all nations. It might be hard to imagine such a thing today, with lunatics running things in Brazil, Hungary, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, India, Afghanistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and in Russia, to name a few. […]

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Your Views: Wildlife Conservation, Abortion and Politics | Local News

Major wildlife conservation bill could benefit IowaThe US House of Representatives voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a bill aimed at preventing wildlife extinctions by funding locally-led conservation efforts. If it becomes law, Iowa will receive about $13.4 million a year to help 405 species of concern, including Regal Fritillary and Monarch butterflies, […]

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WHO declares monkeypox a public health emergency

The World Health Organization announced on Saturday that the global outbreak of monkeypox does not currently constitute a public health emergency of international concern. The WHO convened an emergency committee on Thursday to discuss whether the designation, which has only been given to six outbreaks since 2007, was appropriate for monkeypox. “The emergency committee shared […]

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Under new management, Shakespeare on the Green returns after a two-year hiatus with ‘The Tempest’ and ‘Othello’ | Arts and theater

When Brett Bernardini and his colleagues dragged their Shakespeare on the Green banners out of storage this year, they discovered the banners were covered in mold. For Bernardini, the new executive director of Nebraska Shakespeare, the banners were another example of something from the organization’s past that needs to be replaced and changed. “We had […]

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New York couple face fines after bringing raccoon to pet store for food

A New York man and his girlfriend are each facing a $500 fine after bringing a raccoon to an Erie County pet store for food, officials said. The unidentified couple have been charged with unlawful possession of a wild animal, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said in a news release. The agency noted that […]

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Amid Russian invasion, EU grants candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova

Zelensky said that “the future of Ukraine is within the EU”. Kyiv: European Union leaders granted candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova on Thursday in a strong show of support against invading Russia, as the United States said it was sending Kyiv more high-precision rocket systems. The West’s latest attempts to side with Ukraine came […]

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US State Senator Brewer visits Ukraine to assess humanitarian needs | Policy

LINCOLN — Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon will leave Nebraska on Friday for an extended trip in and through battle-torn Ukraine, where he will assess conditions and humanitarian needs. The trip replaces an earlier plan to travel to Poland, where he intended to stay and help with logistical and humanitarian activities for refugees who fled […]

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Chelsea move to Kounde rises as Barcelona pull out, Rabiot and Militao LATEST, Richarlison ‘£50m offer prepared’

PSG blow for Chelsea and Spurs against Skriniar Chelsea and Tottenham have been dealt a blow after Paris Saint-Germain launched an improved second offer for Milan Skriniar, according to reports. Both Premier League sides are desperate for defensive reinforcements this summer. Spurs have qualified for the Champions League after a three-year absence and will need […]

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Gippsland farmer Jeremy Rich faces animal cruelty charges after dead sheep found in pit

Former South Gippsland Shire councilor Jeremy Rich has been charged in court with 22 counts of animal cruelty after he allegedly failed to care for sheep that later died from an attack by flies . Key points: Man charged with 22 counts of animal cruelty walks out of court during farm manager’s testimony It is […]

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Imprisoned Putin critic Alexey Navalny is living in isolation that is ‘purely psychological torture’, says his daughter

The daughter of imprisoned Putin critic Alexey Navalny has said her father suffered “purely psychological torture” while in solitary confinement in a maximum security prison in Russia. During an interview with CNN’s Jim Sciutto that aired on Monday, Dasha Navalnaya detailed the harrowing living conditions Navalny faces after being moved to a remote prison earlier […]

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Zimbabwe: Editorial Commentary – Fundamentals Fixed, So Scammers Must Reform

THE fundamental fundamentals of the Zimbabwean economy are in place: the government of the Second Republic is living within its means for the first time since independence with borrowing limited to 1.5% of gross national product and even then only for expenditure income-generating investments. The balance of payments is positive, so we earn more currency […]

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It’s raining conservation reserves in the state | Nagpur News

Nagpur: it’s raining conservation reserves (CR) in Maharashtra, but does this solve the purpose of wildlife conservation and management, especially when it has a lower protection status than national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. In Maharashtra, there are 23 RCs notified so far with an area of ​​1,751 km². These include 12 new CRs declared by […]

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Why eastern Congo is home to eternal war

Why is North Kivu a powder keg where conflict can break out at any time? In establishing their foreign dominance in the interlacustrine region, the Belgians who settled in what came to be known as Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) were immediately consumed by the potential benefits of the northern volcanic highlands. […]

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The Polish council will organize a vote to fill a vacant seat | News, Sports, Jobs

POLAND — The village council postponed a special meeting to 8 p.m. Tuesday to elect a council member for the remainder of Anthony Lattanzio’s term, who has resigned. Four villagers applied for the job. The meeting was originally scheduled for 6 p.m., but due to scheduling conflicts, it was moved to 8 p.m. […]

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Simba the lion: Abandoned lion cub victim of Russian wildlife trade starts new life in Italy

A young lion is starting a new life at a wildlife sanctuary in Italy after being found abandoned as a cub in Russia – a reminder, according to the charity that helped rescue him, of the wildlife trade. Simba was emaciated and mewing in distress when he was discovered in a cardboard box in a […]

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The RSPCA called out nearly 200 animal welfare concerns at Appleby Horse Fair 2022

Nearly 200 animal concerns were raised at the Appleby Horse Fair, as confirmed by the RSPCA, with two cases potentially leading to prosecution. Each year, organizations come together for the four-day gathering to help, educate and check on the welfare of the hundreds of animals in attendance. While the majority of horses are treated impeccably, […]

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DG of Sierra Leone Petroleum Authority to talk about new licenses at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

Download logo Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) is proud to announce that Foday Mansaray, Managing Director of the Sierra Leone Petroleum Directorate (PDSL) under the Office of the President, will be presenting at the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference & Exhibition (https://bit.ly/3zFBqwU) in Senegal from September 1-2 this year. Joining the highly […]

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Harvard University Museum Returns Standing Bear Tomahawk to Ponca Tribe | Local News

When she got to hold a tomahawk that once belonged to Standing Bear, Stacy Laravie said, it felt like a moment of generational healing. Laravie, a descendant of famed Chief Ponca and a civil rights icon, was one of the representatives of the Nebraska tribe who traveled to Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archeology and […]

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As Toronto Dominion bid to buy first horizon hit by Pols, disparities raised by Fair Finance Watch

As Toronto Dominion bid to buy first horizon hit by Pols, disparities raised by Fair Finance Watch By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Maxwell’s BookBBC – gbritish tutor – Honduras – ESPN SDNY/SOUTH BRONX, June 15 – Seemingly unaware of U.S. regulators’ stated desire to tighten their merger review rules, particularly on fair lending, Toronto Dominion […]

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WHO insists monkeypox vaccination is not right for everyone — MercoPress

WHO insists monkeypox vaccination is not right for everyone Wednesday, June 15, 2022 – 09:36 UTC First-generation vaccines held in national stockpiles ‘do not meet current safety and manufacturing standards’, says WHO report The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday insisted on its recommendation not to vaccinate en masse against monkeypox, despite the […]

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Zimbabwe holds Africa’s largest lithium reserves

Zimbabwe holds the largest lithium reserves in Africa, the fifth largest in the world, with its province of Masvingo hosting the Bikita mine – site of the world’s largest known metal deposit at around 11 million tonnes. The resource, however, remained largely untapped for decades due to a lack of investment. But growing global demand […]

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Hidden Cost of Conservation

Over the years, Nepal has made significant progress in wildlife conservation, be it tiger, rhino or blackbuck. While it is easier to deal with the threats posed by herbivores, the same cannot be said for carnivores. Bardia in recent years has become a tiger conservation success story and is set to receive the Tx2 International […]

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The hidden world of rhino poachers

Glass garages are popping up in small towns near the border of one of South Africa‘s biggest game reserves. Owners want you to be able to see their sports cars. Kruger National Park is home to an endangered and rare animal species, the rhinoceros, and people who poach them make a fortune from their horns, […]

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Lions, tigers, bears and chupacabras, oh my! Amarillo Zoo image has split the internet over mysterious creature

An urban legend creature linked to parts of Mexico and the southern United States is capturing the minds of the internet with an image shared by a zoo. What happened: The Amarillo Zoo shared an image with the public asking for help identifying a strange creature seen outside the zoo in the early hours of […]

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Environmental costs aside, the Musina-Makhado Special E…

The architects of the “Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone” promise deliverance to impoverished Limpopo and proclaim themselves visionaries who will give birth to the Witwatersrand of the next century, built not on gold, but on steel and coal. In reality, control of a pristine part of South Africa has been ceded to a Chinese businessman of […]

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Coorg Wildlife Society fights for the cause of Kodagu – The New Indian Express

Express press service MADIKERI: Green and yellow triangular stickers with the silhouette of a sambar deer are instantly recognizable on the majority of vehicles in Kodagu. Stickers from the Coorg Wildlife Society – a pioneering NGO that has taken an oath to protect the Western Ghats in the district – are a sign of pride […]

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Bretton Woods Bitcoin Conference in El Salvador

Kudzai Kutukwa is a passionate advocate for financial inclusion and has been recognized by fast company magazine among the top 20 young entrepreneurs under 30 in South Africa. In July 1944, in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, more than 730 delegates from 44 countries gathered at the Mount Washington Hotel in what became known as the […]

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Columbus Zoo Earns Accreditation – Delaware Gazette

POWELL – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced today that the zoo has been granted accreditation by the Zoological Association of America (ZAA), an international association and accrediting body. Columbus Zoo management was made aware of this achievement following a comprehensive four-day on-site inspection in March by a team of experienced zoological professionals, a period […]

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Russia abandons Zimbabwe’s largest platinum project – Eurasia Review

Several reports monitored this month confirmed that the Russians had abandoned their lucrative platinum project contract which was signed for US$3 billion in September 2014, the platinum mine located in a sun-scorched location about 50 km northwest of Harare, the Zimbabwean capital. The reasons for the abrupt termination of the bilateral contract have still not […]

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In Memory – June 9, 2022

AVMA member AVMA Honor Roll Member Not a member Joan M. Arnoldi Dr. Arnoldi (Illinois ’63), 87, Cincinnati, died May 10, 2022. After graduating, she worked at a co-ed animal practice in Wausau, Wisconsin, focusing on companion animals. Dr. Arnoldi then joined the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Consumer Protection, serving as director of […]

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Only 147 municipalities submitted declarations to the Compensation Fund

Of a total of 267 municipalities registered with the Compensation Fund (CF), only 147 submitted their declarations to the Fund, according to the Ministry of Employment and Labour. The ministry said this conduct exposes millions of workers facing the risks of occupational hazards to insufficient coverage. The Compensation Fund’s chief director of workers’ […]

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Goodyear airship spotted over WNY [WATCH]

You see some pretty interesting things in Western New York. Last summer, the Navy Blue Angels flew over the city of Buffalo for a few days as they prepared for the Buffalo Air Show. When I was a kid it was always cool to see something flying overhead and my friends and I would bet […]

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Prominent Republican lawmaker says she is ‘seriously concerned’ that Biden is not ready to implement his ‘grand’ student loan forgiveness proposals

A top Republican lawmaker joins millions of student loan borrowers in wanting to know what kind of relief President Joe Biden plans to implement. On Wednesday, GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx, the most Republican on the House Education Committee, wrote a letter to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, asking for more information on the broad student loan […]

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‘Ugly’ reef fish most in need of conservation support

The mandarin fish, Synchiropus splendidus, is among the reef fish species with the highest aesthetic values. Credit: Rick D. Stuart Smith (CC-BY 4.0, creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) What is the relationship between people’s perception of beauty and the conservation needs of animals? According to a study on machine learning by Nicolas Mouquet at the University of Montpellier, France, […]

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As bottle pressing brews in Ghana, all macros turn red

The Russian-Ukrainian war is wreaking havoc around the world and perhaps the effect is greater than ever in emerging African markets, such as Ghana, as ever imagined. Ghana, a leading Anglophone economy in the sub-region, faces new realities beyond the pandemic-induced crisis and rapidly changing trade dynamics with warring Russia and Ukraine. Although more than […]

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Florida’s Lion Country Safari named one of the top 5 safari parks in the country

Lion Country Safari, Loxahatchee, FL – Courtesy of Shutterstock – Image by mariakray Offering a one-on-one experience with exotic animals since 1967, and rumored to be the first-ever cage-free zoo in the United States, Lion Country Safari has been officially named the nation’s fifth-best safari park in the “10” from USA Today. Best readers choice […]

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Sanctions fatigue is the next hurdle to confronting Putin

Placeholder while loading article actions The momentum behind Western sanctions against Vladimir Putin is waning. Even as the European Union toasts its toughest restrictions yet against the Russian war machine – including a partial ban on oil imports – concessions are mounting, ranging from exempting crude oil to removal of Putin’s favorite cleric from the […]

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Te Anau conservationist feels lucky to focus on environmental restoration

Provided Mark Sutton has been involved in conservation for over 45 years and is now recognized for his efforts. Early in his conservation career, Mark Sutton couldn’t believe how lucky he was to have the opportunity to work every day to improve fish and wildlife habitats. That was in 1977, and he still believes in […]

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Dollar dominance and the rise of non-traditional reserve currencies

Source: Adobe/William W. Potter Serkan Arslanalp is Deputy Head of Division in the Balance of Payments Division of the International Monetary Fund Department of Statistics of the (IMF); Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California; Chima Simpson Bell is an Economist in the African […]

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Three Trucks, Nine Lions, Armed Police: How the Odessa Big Cat Rescue Was Done | Ukraine

Lion rescuers met at midnight in the parking lot of a hotel in the Romanian town of Suceava, 50 km from the Ukrainian border. “It looks very worrying,” says Lionel de Lange, a South African animal park owner who led the operation. “But it was really the first time the 13 of us had met […]

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Congolese auditor says $400m disappeared from state mining company

Machinery is seen at the copper plant of Congolese state mining company Gecamines in Kambove, in the southern Katanga region January 31, 2013. REUTERS/Jonny Hogg Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KINSHASA, June 4 (Reuters) – More than $400 million in tax advances and loans that Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining […]

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12 new special license plates available in Florida

Florida on Thursday announced the addition of 12 new specialty license plates, including some recognizing a collective of historically black sororities and fraternities known as the Divine Nine. The new additions are among more than 100 specialty license plates available to Florida motorists. Revenue generated from special plaque sales brings in millions of dollars each […]

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Kenyan economist urges Africa to encourage large-scale agriculture to boost food security

Peasant Agriculture in Burundi, Burundi. (Photo by: Godong/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) According to an agricultural expert, Africa needs to focus more on large-scale commercial farming rather than subsistence farming to improve its long-term food security prospects. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that around 60% of farms in sub-Saharan […]

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Janitor Catches Mountain Lion From Empty California Classroom

PESCADERO, Calif. (AP) — A quick-thinking guard safely confined a curious mountain lion to an empty classroom after entering a northern California high school Wednesday morning, authorities said. The warden was opening Pescadero High for the school day when the juvenile cougar was spotted, said Detective Javier Acosta of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. […]

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Microchipped dogs, cats compulsory in Japan from June

Pet sellers in Japan are now required to implant microchips in dogs and cats, as a revised animal welfare and management law came into force on June 1. The goal is to prevent owners from abandoning their pets and to help identify owners in the event of a disaster. A microchip to be implanted under […]