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  Nearly 80 percent of the 14,000 birds being sold in Singapore’s bird markets were not native species, a new survey by TRAFFIC found. Singapore has historically been a major hub for bird trade. But the trade, largely poorly managed, threatens exotic species, according to a new study. A new survey by...

It’s World Pangolin Day!

  Today is dedicated to the world’s most trafficked mammal. What are we celebrating? It’s time to celebrate World Pangolin Day — again. Today, February 18, is dedicated to the armor-clad mammals that resemble giant pine cones. Some might know them as scaly anteaters that eat, well ants, and termites. But does the pangolin, believed to...
  Researchers are studying a declining native population of turtles in New York City’s coastal waters. Their loss could have severe consequences for the struggling Jamaica Bay. As the white motorboat juddered to a stop in the middle of a marsh in New York City’s Jamaica Bay, Russell Burke peered over...